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  1. Am I Crazy?

    C900 Workshop
    Hi all, New to the forum, but have been a long time Saab fanatic. I've been religiously looking for an example of a 900 so it can be preserved and enjoyed for many years to come, and I think I've found the perfect candidate. The car is a 1990 Saab 900S Airflow with only 65,000 miles on the...
  2. newbie alert, a quick question about the 900

    C900 Workshop
    currently looking into trading in my car for a 1993 900S, its got original baby blue paint (wow these cars are just too friggin cool) but im gonna be trying to learn as much as i can about it, my question(s) are the follow; -900s? okay so i think i understand that the S means it has a light...
  3. Going to check out a new Aero on Monday, what to look for?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey guys, thanks to AndyBisnut who showed this to me a couple weeks ago I am going to take a look at this car on Monday: http://cars.twincities.com/mn/burnsville/saab/9-5/vin-ys3eh49g953524378 It's been on the lot a while is my impression. What things would you look out for and inspect if you...
  4. Should I buy this 9-5?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey all, I'm new to Saab Central. I've been looking at this Saab 2001 9-5 V6 Automatic 143,xxx miles for a few weeks now. Original owner, no accidents, clean inside, a few dings on the outside, new throttle body, battery and head gasket. Said he replaced the head gasket less than 100 miles...
  5. Should I buy this 2003 Saab 9-5?

    9-5 Workshop
    Okay so let me first start off by saying this is my first post on the forums. I am 16 looking to purchase my first car. I found a very well maintained 2003 9-5 Linear Sedan. Its a 5-speed which is how I found it because I want a Manuel. It does have 140,000 miles. But the owner is an old man who...
  6. Buying Advice 2006 Saab 9-3 80,000 miles

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello Everyone, I am going to look at a 2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T Sedan with 80,000 miles this week. I have never owned a Saab before but have owned BMWs, mercs, toyotas, and hondas. I also am a pretty handy DIYer and will usually do difficult diagnostics at a shop and then perform the work myself...
  7. Considering buying a 1976 Saab 99 gl.

    The Lounge
    Hey guys, so as the title says, I found a '76 gl in my town. The car looks to be in really good shape. It has only had two owners, and has 105,000 miles on it. It won't run now because the fuel lines are deteriorated and if you try to start it, gas will spray all over the engine. The guy I...
  8. Advice???

    C900 Workshop
    Hey! I posted on here a couple of months back asking what I should look out for on an old 900. Since then I've test driven one near me (gold one, on ebay) but decided that it wasn't for me. Clutch wasn't right in my opinion and the interior was looking rough! But, i've found another, more...
  9. New to the 9000 -- what are the weak points

    9000 Workshop
    Hey I'm looking to get a 9000 aero, 5sp I'm wondering what the weak parts of the cars are and what I should look for. Also do the manuals have the same issue as the manuals in the C900? Or do they last till 200,000 miles no problem. I use to own a 900 just new to the 9000 Thanks -Sam
  10. First Saab, First Car

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So I'm looking at my first car and the other night I stumbled upon three cars, first a 1996 5dr Saab 900 S with only 89,000Km and the price is $7,444 negotiable; heres a weblink: http://www.blacklocksford.com.au/cars-view.html?id=4862&car=1996-saab-900-s- Next one was a beautiful Black 3dr Saab...
  11. 2004 9-3 -71k for 7.8k - HELP! WTB - Need info!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    http://m.cars.com/mcs/projects/cars/car_info.xdime?paId=89228968&year=2004&t=used Okay everyone, I'm going to need as much help as you all can give me. There's the link, please check it out. SHOULD I BUY? It's a real good price and has great miles. The carfax is clean, no accidents, good...
  12. Shop: Greater Berkely Area

    C900 Workshop
    Hey all, Basically, I am looking for a reputable shop in/near berkely to do a full pre-purchase shakedown of the car. The one i have found to be "good" is Svensson Automotive, either location in Berkely or the one in walnut creek. Any other shops i can trust to do a real thorough job and really...
  13. Is this a good deal...

    C900 Workshop
    So a guy in my area is selling his 1988 SAAB 900 SPG :D. It's got 149,000 miles, body and interior are mint and he's only asking $1,200 ;ol;. What's the catch? Well it makes the tale tale gearbox noise in 4th and 5th, and there's smoke coming off the turbo itself :o (I'm thinking it's the...
  14. Is this a good deal...

    The Lounge
    So a guy in my area is selling his 1988 SAAB 900 SPG :D. It's got 149,000 miles, body and interior are mint and he's only asking $1,200 ;ol;. What's the catch? Well it makes the tale tale gearbox noise in 4th and 5th, and there's smoke coming off the turbo itself :o (I'm thinking it's the...
  15. SAAB virgin: which used model/year should I buy?

    The Lounge
    Hi, SAAB Hive! I am Andre, a photographer in Los Angeles and am looking to replace my 91 Volvo Wagon with a Saab Wagon. I am able to spend between 5k and 7k, hoping to get a reliable, spacious and fun to drive car. Which model/years would you recommend? What should I be inspecting at first...
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