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  1. Rear engine mount - Auto vs. Manual

    9-5 Workshop
    So I was in the process of replacing my subframe bushings this week (what a job!) and I noticed that my rear engine mount is just about broken in half! The rubber outer cover is completely cracked open and there's a huge amount of play. This definitely needs replacing, and was probably the main...
  2. For Sale: Proclip Dash Mount - Phone, GPS, Accys

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Location: San Jose, CA - $20 Proclip Dash Mount for: 1994-1998 Saab 900 1998-2002 Saab 9-3 and Viggen Excellent Used Condition Item #852478...
  3. Rough vibration when in D or R at a stop, not in P or N

    9-5 Workshop
    This has been asked before here, and I've read multiple threads here and on other Saab forums, but without anything definitive other than "possibilities" like engine mounts, etc. So, here goes for the nth time by someone: My recently acquired 2006 9-5 sport/aero (85k miles, but great shape...
  4. Spring Build Plans, Gt3076r Top Mount in B207...Possible??

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I'm trying to plan out my build for the the spring...So far it consists of forged rods and pistons, ARP studs and headbolts, cometic gasket, but my main focus is to see if I can squeeze a top mounted Gt3076r in there... I'm trying to see every option for top mounting before I look at a...
  5. Front struts/springs bad, need advice on parts!!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all, so I was told that my driver side coil spring is dangerously bad in my '04, and my mechanic recommended I replace them as well as both the struts and the strut mounts in the front. As far as replacing those, I've seen that the Koni FSD/Vogtland spring combo works well, and I've see post...
  6. For Sale: Parts for 1993-1998 9000

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    These parts were origionally bought for a 1995 Saab 9000 Aero with a turbo, but will work on any 2.3L Saab of the years 1993 - 1998 and some cars with the 2.3L engine later than 1998 model year Sachs clutch for a 5speed transmission; includes throwout bearing $500 when new, asking $350 2...
  7. Singular knock sound when accelerating. 2000 9-3 Base.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hoping to get some insight on this one. I am noticing a singular knock which seems to be coming from the glovebox area when I step on the accelerator while the car is moving. It seems to become more pronounced as the car warms up. If I brake hard, I can get the noise to repeat itself. It seems...
  8. About Engine/Motor mounts

    C900 Workshop
    Hello everybody from Berlin; I want to replace all the three hydraulic engine mounts of my 92' 900 Turbo but I'm having troubles finding the good ones. For example: In parts for Saab cost the original ones almost 200 GBP (231 Eur), and the Scantech ones the fifth parts, that's 43 GBP. I want...
  9. Strut Mount installation question 1999 9-3

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So I just bought a new Strut Mount from SAAB for my Driver's side strut. I have never touched the suspension on this car and don't really want to pay the garage for 2 hours of work. For those that have done this, is this a rather simple job? Thanks
  10. For Sale: Belt, timing chain, tranny mount, filters, shifter jalouise, cool temp sensor

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Purchased the following for a 2001 9-3 SE, but recently traded in vehicle. All parts new from Prices below include shipping. Click on links for more details and supported vehicles. oil filters (2) and engine air filter (1) - $24 (must be bought as a group) transmission mount...
  11. For Sale: 9-3 Parts:Timing chain, tranny mount, belt, filters, shifter jalouise, cool. sensor

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I recently traded in my 2001 9-3 SE and have new parts available for sale. All parts were purchased from Prices below include shipping to lower 48 US States only. Click on links for descriptions and info on which vehicles are supported. Payment thru Paypal only please. 2...
  12. Frozen upper idler pulley leads to mount failure

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Alright guys, sort of a weird one here. I was doing a little maintenance today, to include removal of the chain tensioner to check (checks out fine). When I started the car I backed out of my garage and there was a pretty bizarre screech and I got the Bing Bong and hated Triangle of Death. I...
  13. Was it time for this mount to be replaced?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    What do you think? Doesn't seem like the mount was doing too much... The old mount literally fell apart as I removed the bolts. eeuroparts to the rescue and I installed a new Bilstein transmission mount last night. Access to the bolts holding the mount to the transmission was tricky even...
  14. New strut mount creaking - advice please

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    1999 93 conv. So a week ago i had the right strut mount replaced due to the strut bearing failure at my local Saab specialist. Suspension felt really good after the service while driving from shop to work and then from work home doing about 60 miles total. The next day i notice some creaking on...
  15. Wanted: transmission mount/flex pipe

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    i need a transmission mount (one near the battery) and an UNRUSTED, hole-free flexpipe for a 2001 9-5 aero flex pipe is rusty and it does need replaced bc it hums when i hit the gas, sounds pretty cool at first but now it's just annoying...PM me if u have these items or know of any...
  16. Help! Slow office day = impulse buying :) GS Shifter mount kit??

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    GS has a shifter mount kit available for manuals, 2003+ sport sedans: Supposedly reduces the rubbery feel of the stock or short throw shifter. Anyone try this? I'm a sucker for...
  17. Viggen drivetrain work

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Well, it's at 77,000 miles on my '01 Viggen 5-door, and the clutch is toast, as can be expected. So, why not upgrade to something a little more resilient? And, since the tranny's coming out anyway, let's replace some of the other flimsy parts. These are the parts I ordered from Taliaferro last...
  18. Vibrations, Alignment, Mounts... But wait theres more!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So I'm going on over a year of owning my Saab, a 2002 9-3 Viggen, and am noticing a problem that has slowly gotten worse and is now calling for my attention with quite the demand. I've noticed a vibration in the front driver wheel, it feels like the wheel is wobbling in a left to right motion...
  19. Finally installed my mp3 player

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have been less than happy with having to burn CDs all the time again, so I finally installed my Aux-In and MP3 player. I purchased the factory Aux-In and the factory Cell Phone Pedestal, as well as a 12" 3.5mm to 3.5mm stereo cable. I followed the directions for the Aux-In, but left all of...