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  1. 9-5 Arc Rear Suspension Upgrade

    9-5 Workshop
    I'm looking to upgrade the rear suspension on my 2004 9-5 Arc wagon. The old suspension is sagging quite a bit, and I'm about to install a tow hitch and start towing small trailers. I'm worried that with the extra weight of a trailer, or even with a bit more time, the suspension will sag to the...
  2. Wanted: Aero Bumper covers front and rear 2004 / 2005

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Looking for Aero Body parts to upgrade my Arc. Preferably in black.
  3. Rattling Rear Still...

    9-5 Workshop
    This noise has been happening for about 9 months. What could it possibly be? https://youtu.be/cLsZvKWiBmg
  4. 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...
  5. Rear Qtr Window Regulator Frame Cracks

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    OK...so originally bought 03 9-3 SE Turbo Convertible just about 2wks ago and have been slowly tackling few issues. Main cosmetic/functional issue was that neither quarter window was functional and after investigating found both had been disconnected. Plugged 'em both in and both window motors...
  6. For Sale: Rear Exhaust Diffuser for 2008+ 9-3

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Konstantin Location - additional details: North New Jersey Means of contact: call or text 201-916-9917 Price: $130 picked up, $200 shipped Description: Brand new fiberglass diffuser for 08+ year model 9-3
  7. Rear tail light

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    First post ever so I apologize if this info is on here already - I did quite a bit of searching already and can't find it. I'm trying to replace a rear tail light assembly (broken lens) on my 2006 9-3 Aero Cabrio and can't figure out how to remove the wiring harness. There is no obvious tab...
  8. Anyone that has rear bilsteins HD (sedan)?

    9-5 Workshop
    Does anyone have or might measure bilsteins HD rear strut diameter or lower washer/stopper inner diameter? I'm at sourcing spacers and would like an input before i get the struts..
  9. Convertible Top Rear Window Clips

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    When putting up my convertible top, it makes a clunking sound as the 5th bow raises past vertical. I'm pretty sure it's the glass being pushed into then jumping past the broken retaining clip. The first image below is of the driver side clip (the good one) and the second is of the passenger side...
  10. Rear suspension creaking

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Greetings all. I've done numerous searches and can't seem to find what I'm looking for. I have a 2005 9-3 Linear cabrio that has a bad creaking sound coming from the drivers side rear suspension right around the wheel. If I grab the bumper and rock it up and down it's very reproducible...
  11. Trunk and rear deck lid vibration / rattle

    9-5 Workshop
    06 9-5 Sedan...I know I'll have to deal with the suspension bits in the next 15k miles, but in the meantime the Aero suspension combined with the horrible roads around here cause some serious vibration and rattle in the trunk and deck lid area. I'm hoping others have tackled the same issue at...
  12. Radio Intermittent

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hello everyone! I'm new to the forum and to Saabs. I bought my 2001 9-3 SE 5-Door about a month ago, and I love it. One thing really bugged me though: the rear speakers had rotted to the point of just making an annoying buzzing noise when bass tones were played. I bought some JBL speakers off...
  13. For Sale: 2003 9-3 Viggen rear bumper

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Will Location: 05468 Means of contact: forum message Price: make an offer Description: steel grey colored rear bumper is still on parts car with some scuffs and a crack or two from the accident but fairly sure its worth fixing. Pictures: pm me for pics if interested
  14. Lift up rear

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi, I wonder if there's a good way to lift the rear a bit. I've found struts and spacers for a 9-5, but wonder if anyone has done this to their 9-3 here. I've seen a minty green metallic Saab in Boston setup like this and the car looks very nice. Ideas?
  15. For Sale: Saab Hatch Lift Support Struts- new, great price!

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I'm ready to send you a new pair of lift support struts. 39.95/both. They were purchased for my 1998 Saab 900, but fit other models. Click the link and it tells you how to make sure they fit your Saab. Paypal payment only. http://www.justparts.com/Sell/ShowListing.aspx?lid=22224832
  16. Rear skirting help!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi. This may seem like a silly question but i've bought a rear bumper lower skirt for a 9-3 02-07 model. It didn't say if it was for a saloon or an estate. I have an estate. Will it be the same size?? Thanks in advance
  17. Alarm goes off due to rear right door

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all Just wondering if you can send in the right direction. I have an issue with the rear right door. The door closes and locks ok with the FOB. The issue is the screen on the dashboard comes up with DOOR OPEN when its def closed. It will say its open and then go, come back and then go...
  18. Rear bump stops - Desperate

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Decided to give this its own thread, as I'm starting to get desperate. Got my new rear bump stops in today, and they appear impossible to fit into the springs on the 98 900SE convertible. Solid rubber and WAY bigger around than the hole in the top of the spring. That said, I gave it the old...
  19. For Sale: A Saab 9000 offside rear light cluster

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - UK & Europe
    I'm listing this for my Dad. He used to own a Saab 9000 but has now sold it but he still has a brand new rear offside light cluster for it And as it's brand new, it seems a shame just to throw it away. He's asking £15 inc. postage to anywhere in the UK. Please email me if you're interested...
  20. How long should rear brakes last on a 9-3 aero conv?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi I have an 18 month old 9-3 TTiD Aero conv thats only done 18k miles, the rear brakes have started making a noise so it went into the main dealer who has told me in needs new rear discs and pads at £300! My question is, how long would you expect to get out of a set of rear brakes? the front...
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