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Old 27th September 2007
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Angry clutch conversion

hi guys,really frustrated with the sensonic clutch (rubbish)just wanting to know if i can convert the thing by just putting a hydrolic clutch pedal and pipes straight to my existing gearbox and clutch without having to replase those as well.Any info for the cheapest way to do this would be mighty apreciated.cheers.
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Old 27th September 2007
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I don't know much at all about the Sensonic itself, but I do know that Nick at Genuine Saab offers a hydraulic clutch conversion kit for NG900s, to remove the cable. If that's not what you're asking for though, then I'm sure someone else will be able to help you.
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Old 27th September 2007
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Conversion is viable but it is involved and the kit is not that cheap.

It is available though link.
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 Convertible
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Old 27th September 2007
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I imagine that Sensonic must be a little more involving that the regular cable to hydraulic converison, but having done it on a couple of cars I can say it's not that bad. And the benefits are noticeable. As for the parts, try your local junk yard or I got all the needed parts from Goldwing for $150 or so.
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Old 28th September 2007
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you can convert to sensonic simply by changing the pedals and installing a pipe to the gearbox plus snipping a few wires. the most involved bit is changing the bulkhead plate as you have to pull half the wiring loom in the car. to do it on the cheap you can use second hand 9-3 bits with the special 900 sensonic clutch delivery pipe.
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