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  1. C900 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    My 1987 SAAB 900 Turbo 2 door hatchback has a bushing / grommet on the intake manifold with SAAB part number 756122. I can find no listing for this part number. Anyone know where I can purchase a replacement? Thank you.
  2. 9-5 Workshop
    I am in need of a suspension overhaul on my 2003 9-5 Aero. I am going to upgrade struts and bushings. As this is my first time doing suspension I want to hear some tips and suggestions. For the struts, I am thinking about doing the Bilstein B12 Pro Kit, but my car already scrapes on my '04-'05...
  3. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, just wondering what rubber bushes are the most important to change from rubber to poly for better handling and stability. It is a daily driver so nothing too harsh, now thinking about ordering: Numbers: 1, 2, 20, 21, 10, 11, 12 and maybe 15 (looks a bit worn out) any thoughts..? 1,2...
  4. 9-5 Workshop
    Hello, how do you disconnect the bushing that connects the fuel line to the engine? I could not find a diagram with the name of it so I've included a couple pictures below to help you see what I'm talking about. This part is located on the backside of the camshaft cover/valve cover. Do I need a...
  5. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All, The rubber grommet/bushing on the front right lower control arm is pretty much gone (The wheel has about 2 inches of play in it when I roll it forward/backward :o). I don't want to buy a new control arm, since the arm itself is fine. Is there anyway to buy a new bushing for it and...
  6. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi, today I noticed the absence of Rear control arm mount bushing(#18 on the attached diagram, saab part#5063029). How this part works and how critical is the absence of this part?
  7. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi there. Anyone with an opinion if an "upgrade" to PU (Poly Urethane) bushings is worth while? I am about to replace number (2) with 2 Powerflex PU bushes as it seems that some of my rubber bushes has aged (melted?) and as Powerflex are cheaper (utilizing some of the old metal parts), are...
  8. 9-5 Workshop
    Short version: Quick and cheap fix: $3 Window Roller Long version: Recently my gear shift lever, once out of park, would flop with no resistance and no detents. Turns out it was disconnected at the transmission in the engine compartment. At that end of the cable is a hard plastic "extended...
  9. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I'm looking to overhaul my suspension for my 1997 SAAB 9000 CS. This is just a daily driver, so I'm just looking to refresh the worn components to restore the original driving characteristics. I have shocks & struts on the way. I'm looking for new rubber or polyurethane suspension bushings. Or...
  10. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My front sway bar bushings need to be replaced. I can't seem to fit ANYTHING onto the nuts to loosen them. I've heard that dropping the sub frame needs to be done. Can someone outline the procedure for dropping the sub frame? Thank you in advance to anyone who has help.
  11. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My passenger side wiper stopped working so I pulled up the cowling below the window and found the arm (where it's supposed to attach to the motor) swinging freely. In the arm were the partial remains of a dome-shaped piece of whitish plastic and, in the tray below, were a few other pieces...
  12. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I need to replace the bushings on the lower control arms in my rear suspension. This is not the rear bushing on the front control arms. I have replacement upper control arms already and just noticed that the sub-frame end bushing and the wheel hub end bushings on the lower control arms are...
  13. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I've just replaced all my engine mounts (in my 1996 convertible) after the rear most mount failed recently. As you can imagine, the broken mount was allowing a good deal of movement and after being repaired, necessitated alignment of the shifter. Aligning it correctly however, didn't allow...
  14. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have recently bought a 1997 saab 900s and my bushing keep breaking...they have broken 3 times this week..the 3rd time i had it fixed i barely got a block before it broke...i have read its a common problem but this much? Could it be the mechanic doing a bad job or could it be something else...
  15. 9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    9-5 Suspension: Inherent Problems & Solutions for Racing & Sport Driving Our car is certainly a nice sport sedan. The thing that is missing from our car compared to other "sportier" RWD sedans is a good chassis setup. (Body flex & Sloppy suspension) So, after threadjacking VWAlex's thread on...
  16. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi Saab People, While changing the clutch on my 1997 900SE recently I noticed that the drivers-side inner CV joint was loose - when I grabbed it with my hand, it would move a bit. So much that it was leaking a bit of transmission oil! I poked around on thesaabsite.com, and discovered that...
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