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  1. What part of VIN reveals interior trim?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I ran a couple of Saabs through a VIN decoder and they give me accurate information about the interior trim -L02/B50/L50 etc. I am trying to find a couple of cars with a specific interior. I have gone through EPC and tried to get a VIN breakdown but I don't know what numbers break down interior...
  2. Saab Interior sounds like diesel?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 06 saab 9-3 convertible 5 speed. Hey guys, so recently, i've been noticing a sound that can ONLY be heard INSIDE of the car when idling. The noise is a knocking type of sound, kind of like the knocking sound you would get from a diesel engine at idle. i feel like it is coming from the...
  3. For Sale: 2005 9-5 Aero two tone black/grey seats for sale

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Richard Location - Howell, NJ Means of contact: PM Price: B/O Transmission Type (auto/manual): 5 Speed manual Description: I have the front and rear seats, and headrests from my 5-speed 2005 9-5 Aero with the Black/Grey color scheme which was special order in 2005. Local pickup only.
  4. Electrical Nightmare!!!

    9-5 Workshop
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  5. Saab 9-5 Aero sport seat swap

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello guys I recently purchased a lovely 2000 Saab 9-5 aero and i was wondering if i could swap any other seats from another Saab that might be slightly more sporty and supportive into the car ? Not much info i can find online in regard to swapping other model seats or post face lift. Any...
  6. Photos wanted : 1979 c900 interior, GLs trim

    C900 Workshop
    Hi all, I will be inspecting a potential new candidate for my Saab "fleet" next week. This is a 5dr 1979 MY in GLs trim ;ol;. Checking the mechanics and body is no big deal. But I have never even seen one of these early cars up close, so I'd need pictures of the interior to compare to what...
  7. Few Issues I Want To Tackle

    C900 Workshop
    Hey y'all, I haven't posted in a while so I thought I'd give a little update on my 900. First off I must say I fall more in love with my Saab everyday! Lol. I installed a my new head unit successfully. Had to bypass the power antenna though because it was shorting out and blowing the radio...
  8. Interior Cleaning

    Auto Detailing & Body Repairs
    I recently came into a SAAB 9-5. The interior was in bad need of cleaning, so I broke out my upholstery extractor and cleaning supplies. Everything is great except for some of the buttons on the radio and ACC. They had a sticky residue, and I have been unable to clean them successfully. I...
  9. 2001 saab 9-3 seat problems

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Ok so I recently got a 01 saab 9-3 2.0L turbo on it and it has 57,000 factory miles on it but I recently was cleaning it out and the back of the passenger seat won't fold down on it I can get it to move up and then it will go back to a certain point and stop and start clicking I've checked the...
  10. 2007 9-3 Shift Knob

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2007 9-3 with a 6 speed. I really want to replace my shift knob and get something like this ( but from reading other threads I've seen that Saab has made that pretty difficult. I've seen in some threads that the shift...
  11. 2006/2007 9-3

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I am very heavily searching for an 06 or 07 9-3 aero and have a couple of questions. I test drove an 06 yesterday just to get the feel. I didn't plan on buying this one as it was red and an automatic. But driving with the paddle shifter was surprisingly fun. My main question is, since I have...
  12. Plastic (aluminium) trim removal

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 06 95 aero with sports package. So it has the annoying Aluminium looking plastic trim. The paint is coming off the trim so Im wanting to remove all the silver plastic trim so I can re-finish it. Anyone know how?
  13. Should I convince myself that the Hirsch Leather Dash is worth $750?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all- a friend of mine in Europe told me that he found a Hirsch Carbon Leather Instrument Panel part number: F814001200. Now the total cost for this to be shipped to me would be ~$750. Although the freaking thing is beautiful, and it would help with all the rattles in my 2008 TurboX, I...
  14. Wanted: Wanted , C900 Maroon Seats.

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Joe Folino Location:Staten Island , NYC. Means of contact:eMail and Cell. Price: Description: Pictures: Hello guys , I desperately need "new" front seats for my '86 Turbo. The body color is Rose Quartz and the interior is the dark red / Maroon color. I'm located in Staten...
  15. For Sale: 2007 9-5 Aero Steering Wheel w/ Airbag

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Will Location: Milton, VT Means of contact: Message me on this forum Price: $150 Description: 2007 9-5 aero wheel and airbag with a couple nicks on the wheel but still a great looking upgrade for a 9-5 2006-2009. 100 for wheel, 50 for airbag, 150 for both. Prices do not include...
  16. For Sale: Aero Interior Parts/Rear Lip Spoiler

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Interior Parts/Misc parts for sale. (2) 9-5 Aero Steering Wheels $100 each (1) Viggen Steering Wheel-worn on top $50 (1) Airbag w/ Audio Controls $40 (1) Airbag w/ Audio Controls + Paddle Shifters $50 (1) Dark Wood Grain 9-5 Arc Dash w/ shifter surround $80 (1) 9-5 Arc 160mph Instrument cluster...
  17. Rare Interior/Dash Options

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Ive been seeing some 9-5 Aeros with two-tone interiors and carbon fiber dashes. Ive been working on and driving saabs forever and new you could get two tone interiors in 2006 and 2007, but i didnt know they had even more color schemes in 2002-2005 which is the year i drive. Were there special...
  18. Plasti Dipped Interior

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I was getting tired of my dirty parchment interior that I just couldn't get clean, so I began the long process of plasti dipping my whole interior. I tried it on a small floor trim piece and it stuck well, so I pulled my door skins off and did those. They turned out pretty well, but after the...
  19. For Sale: Parting out 1989 SPG, Seattle

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Completely taken apart. Let me know what you need. Complete SPG / grey interior, good side panels and decent seats, driver seat needs stitching. Headliner pan in really good condition. Carpet with no holes. All kinds of switches and relays. Complete 89 seat belts and mechanism / hardware...
  20. Wanted: Looking for Random Interior Parts

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Rear Brake light cover panel - Cream color with non Broke tabs Grey leather Center console arm rest my leather has cracked Fuse cover panel driver side grey color with non broke tabs Would like a whole headunit cover not sure what its called but my buttons are all worn out and paint is peeling...