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  1. LED instead of Halogen?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey, I tried googling this, and searching the forum, and using the several facebook groups. I want my color of the light to match my LED light strip at the top. I don't care too much for super improved lumens, but just matching the output of normal H7s. I got the Silverstar ZXe now, and...
  2. First message and a question

    New Member Introductions
    Hello there, this is my first post on this forum. My question is if anyone has experience with upgrading from a saab 9-3 2008 grundig delphi navigation unit with bose sound to an aftermarket headunit that supports apple carplay. The problem is that I cannot find any topic on this forum that...
  3. 2008 9-5 acc

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey all, I submitted the last payment for my car this month and damn if I didn't just run into an issue. I took the car to the indie Saab shop last week for a coolant recharge. The AC had been working, but not very well. He charged it up and added dye, and also cleaned the radiator, which he...
  4. Squeeky noise when clutch is pressed

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi All. New to here so thanks for having me. I baught a '08 9.3 1.9 TiD 9 months ago and loving her but about a month ago I started to hear a squeezing noise. Regardless of weather or not the car is moving every time I press in the clutch pedal, I hear the noise, if i leave the pedal pushed to...
  5. AC Issues - 2008 Saab 9-3 2.0

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have had issues with my cars AC off and on for the last 3 years, recently moved south and would like to get it fixed for this summer. The problem is that on occasion the AC will stop working - the fans will still be blowing air, but it will be about the same temp or warmer than the air...
  6. Need help getting a new key

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello fellow Saab owners, Disclaimer: I believe this topic is the correct place to post this thread; if not, I apologize. Yesterday (unfortunately), I misplaced the key to my 2008 9-3 2.0T Saab and seem to have completely lost them. After hours of frantic research about what to do, I figured I...
  7. Purchase 2008 -convertible with sand top

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I am looking for a 2008 or younger 2008 2.0t conv with sand top. Has anyone experience how to maintain this bright colour ? Car will be based in florida. I have a 2005 conv with blue top in belgium and just love this car !
  8. 2008 conv with hid and no washers

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, i'm interested in a 2008 2 l turbo convertible with premium package. Car has as such HID xenons but has no wash sprayers on the front bumper. Is this normal ? I found this on 2 cars made in oct- nov 2007. Some others have the wash sprayers if they have xenons. I just want to be sure car had...
  9. Removal rear spoiler aero convertible

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi i am interested in buyong a 2008 aero conv. But i do not like the rear spoiler. Can i permanently remove without damage to the boot lid ? Is the spoiler glued or scrued to the boot lid ? Thanks!
  10. Driver side front window regulator an motor

    Auto Detailing & Body Repairs
    The wire in my regulator snapped and I am in need of a new window regulator and motor. I know that it does not have anti pinch and the motor is 2 pin. I have been looking high and low to find a place to get a replacement but I cannot seem to find one. Does anyone have any links I can follow to...
  11. For Sale: 2007 9-5 Aero Dashboard + cupholder

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Will Location: 05468 Means of contact: Forum Private message Price: $200 for dash, $60 for cupholder, Description: Cup holder is perfect, dash has one small nick next to cup holder seen is pics. Still a great looking upgrade for any 9-5 2006-2009 Pictures:
  12. 2008 Saab 9-3 6 Speed

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Up for sale is a Saab 9-3 that is in mint condition. The car just hit 80000 miles and runs perfect with no issues at all. The car has no check engine, abs, or any other light on. I recently purchased a new car for commuting. The car is a 2.0T which gets great gas mileage over 35mpg (see...
  13. Rear Seat Handle Removal

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Saab 2008 93 2.0T Hello. My car has two handles on the roof of the trunk that release the rear seats, allowing them to fold down. I believe the 03s/04s to 11 have the same thing. Anyways I am trying to remove them as I am putting a large subwoofer box into the trunk and these two handles are in...
  14. Gave my 07 the "08 taillight mod" Yes?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Taking the taillights out took like 10 minutes with a flat head and a 10mm. I had masking tape laying around. I had a whole can of Nightshade VHT laying around for years. I had some lens restorer kit laying around. I had time. I put it together and got this. Zero cost. I asked around. Everyone...
  15. 2008 9-5 Only Came With One Key

    9-5 Workshop
    As the title states my car only came with one key. I asked how much a spare would cost and I got quoted about $350 by the dealer. I asked what if I got a new blade and bought a used fob online, he said they can only be programmed once. I highly doubt that is true. I did some research and found...
  16. Performance Mods and Tuning for 2008 9-5

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I just recently got my 2008 9-5 and have done a few cosmetic upgrades but now I want to start on performance. So far I have ordered a K&N filter and I am going to be ordering a Dynomax VT series muffler (What size is the OD on this? I haven't been able to find it). Are there any other small...
  17. Xenon Headlight Problem 2008 9-5

    9-5 Workshop
    I got my car about 2 months ago and ever since the day I picked it up the driver's side headlight will go out when hitting bumps. Sometimes it won't work right on start up and display the error light, when it does work on start up though the light has to be out for a good 5 minutes for the light...
  18. 2006/2008 Taillight Trade

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I have an '06 9-3 and I love the style of the "face lift" and the '08 taillights. Anyone with the new style taillights that wants to go back to the traditional red, let me know. I'm up for a trade.
  19. Advice RE: Pioneer AVIC-Z150BH install in 2008 9-3 Aero Convertible

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi Fellow Saab Lovers, I wanted to see if you could provide some insight into the items I will need to purchase to complete the installation of an aftermarket Pioneer AVIC-Z150BH head unit in my 2008 9-3 Aero convertible? I am looking to install the head unit in hope that the steering wheel...
  20. Question about replacing battery

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've read that in the earlier 9-3's jumping and/or replacing batteries without some precautions could lead to fried electronics. From searching the archives what I've seen is that on the 06 or later models things are much safer. I've got a 2008 SC and the battery finally died. Car is in my...