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Default rear vented brake calipers on 9-5 , same as rears on the 9-3 ??

done my brakes over the weekend , its a 2001 so had solid rear disks so upgraded to the newer vented ones but the calipers i got are duff , my mot is out so need done asap but the local parts supplier cant find vented calipers for saab 9-5 but can find ones for the 9-3 , anyone know if these will fit ?? i also havent been able to find callipers for vented disks witch i dont under stand since there the same as on vauxhall vectras so should be common as muck ?!?!?!?

any help appreciated as needing it sorted soon as , cheers
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done my brakes over the weekend , its a 2001 so had solid rear disks so upgraded to the newer vented ones but the calipers i got are duff , my mot is out so need done asap but the local parts supplier cant find vented calipers for saab 9-5 but can find ones for the 9-3 , anyone know if these will fit ?? i also havent been able to find callipers for vented disks witch i dont under stand since there the same as on vauxhall vectras so should be common as muck ?!?!?!?

any help appreciated as needing it sorted soon as , cheers
IIRC, the vented rear rotors are slightly larger, 300mm vs 286...I might be off a bit on the exact specs.
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