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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Greetings saab owners, I plan on buying a saab 9 3 with the 2.3t 230hp engine. I am not really a saab person, i wasn't interested in saabs before, but they are quite nice. From what I've read the 2.3t is the best to reach more hp - I would be happy with 300hp for a daily car. My questions are...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, Long-time lurker, first-time poster. My beloved Sun Green OG93 finally died (RIP to a modern classic :cry:) but I'm now the proud owner of a 2008 (57 plate) 9-3 Vector 1.8t! It's a whole new world. It had its first test the night I bought it - driving my parents to the airport in at...
  3. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My little scenario: I used to have a V6 Jeep Cherokee....now I have a V5. I begin searching for a new vehicle. I see a Saab 9-3 2.0t Linear (automatic trans.) with 118,000 miles selling under 3,000 USD in my state 2 hours away from me. I have not yet done a test drive; I am considering going...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello Saab Community!! I've known Saab's my whole life but I haven't grown to like them until 3 years ago when one of my family members bought a 2004 9-3 2.0t I found myself in love with the way that Saab's looked, handled and drove. I only wish I had a Saab sooner but now I am happy to say...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello All, I have visited this site many times. But have not joined until now. There is always very good advice here but now a particular problem compels me to post my own questions. I've owned 3 Saabs now and have loved them since the first one. that was a 1995 9-5 Wagon, then I bought a 2003...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I just put a deposit down on a beautiful 07 9-3 2.0t, and I'll be picking it up on Saturday. Now I'm going to be one of those people. ;ol; If anybody has any helpful links to threads on maintenance or performance mods for a new owner they would be much appreciated (I've never owned a...
  7. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All - - Learned to drive on a '74 or '75 99 (Dad can't remember)---- Now a super-happy owner of a 9-3, my first -- a '99 with only 66k on it - I'm just starting to realize what it is that I've signed on for, but the car's totally worth it, and I am about to learn a ton. And I want to take...
  8. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All - - Learned to drive on a '74 or '75 99 (Dad can't remember)---- Now a super-happy owner of a 9-3, my first -- a '99 with only 66k on it - I'm just starting to realize what it is that I've signed on for, but the car's totally worth it, and I am about to learn a ton. And I want to take...
  9. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I love the look of my 2005 9-3 arc but I just want to step it up a notch. It's my first car and I don't have that much money, so does anyone have any good ideas? Also if there anything I can do to get like halo headlights? Or change the look of my prexisting ones. Thanks
  10. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    i have a 2004 saab 9-3 and i want to replace the headlights with like halo projectors or angle eyes anybody have done this? or no where a goood place to order them? also mine didnt come with fog lights can i but some on it?
  11. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    firstly please redirect me kindly if this is in the wrong forum section. Basically today I went to see a 2000 saab 9-3 sedan 2.0 turbo with 98k the on it. asking price is $2900 The car was very clean and the engine and trans seemed to be working smoothly. One think I noticed was the info...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hello all. Like the title says, I recently picked up a 2001 Saab 9-5 Wagon here in Seattle with 117k on the clock. I previously owned a 1992 Toyota pickup that I got well over 250k before gifting it in fine running shape, so I am comfy with both routine maintenance as well as moderately deeper...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone.. Bought mine in April this year. I love this car! I have found it fairly easy to work on compared to other cars I've owned.. BMW, Jag.. I am curious to see what others have done to your cars. This wknd I tried the NSS bypass.. surprisingly, it worked..:lol:
  14. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I am in the process of buying my first car. I came across a 2004 SAAB linear 4d(97,000miles) and a 2003 SAAB linear 4d(114,000), both priced within my budget. My question is, what kind of service records (besides the usual oil change, brakes) and repairs/tune ups should I be looking for in...
  15. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    hello everyone, I have bought my first Saab and am very pleased with the car, My friend had it for 3 years and it has sat in her barn for 1+ years. She finally sold it after me bugging her for a few months. I told her it would go to a good home and it did. Its a 1995 has 125k miles, turbo, 5...
  16. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Stupid... yes I know probably to ask. However, I have a 95 saab 900s non turbo. Better question, would it even be worth putting upgrades into a non turbo at all?
  17. C900 Workshop
    Hello all, I'm looking at a '93 900 turbo, $150k miles. Can anyone tell me what it's like to own one of these cars? I own a '66 corvair, and can do my own work. I am not an expert mechanic, but so far I have done all my own work. Will this car constantly need to be worked on, or just...
  18. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all! I am looking to trade my coupe for a sedan and I found a great deal on a 2009 Saab 9-3 2.0T, 50k miles, clean record, one owner. In talking to a car dealer friend of mine, he said stay away from Saab because they have reliability problems. The car looks great and I was going to take it...
  19. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hey all, I'm new to this community, and, for that matter, to Saabs in general. But, happily, I recently bought a '00 white 9-3, and I was considering what I could do with it. Right now, I think a cold air intake is inevitable, but that's all I know for the moment. I was wondering if anyone could...
  20. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Does anybody know a cheap way to get a owners manual for a 99 9-3 se? I've seen places I could order them, but they get really expensive. Thanks, I'm sure this will be the first of many posts here and this has got to be the best Saab forum I've found.:cheesy:
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