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  1. Vibration in neutral between 60-70 mph

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All, I just set of 4 brand new tires. I noticed vibration on steering wheel between 60-70 mph. Vibration is stronger when rolling in neutral. I will surely go back to tire shop and will ask them to check balancing. However, besides tires what could it be: engine mounts, axels? SAAB 900 SE...
  2. Got new tires. Alignment Woes...

    Wheels & Tires
    Hello, I have a 2005 9-3 arc. It loves to chew right through the inside of tires. Whenever I put a new set on the techs come up with excuses as to why they can't give me a 4 wheel alignment. Yesterday the tech said the eccentric rear bolts are frozen and if I replace those with new ones they...
  3. Strange red wax-like substance in tire valve (2001 Saab 93)

    Wheels & Tires
    Hi everyone, I was doing my monthly tire pressure checkup today, and when I screwed off the valve cap on one of the tires I saw that the tire valve was plugged with a strange wax-like substance! Does anyone know what this is? It's preventing me from pumping the tires. The car - a 2001 Saab 93 -...
  4. Can I run 92 Load winter tire on my 93SS?

    Wheels & Tires
    I'm looking at replacing my 205/60/16 dunlop winter tires and saw a good deal on a set of Blizzak 205/60/16 but they have a load index of 92 and in the owners manual it talks about a 93 while my dunlops are 96.
  5. For Sale: 4 Viking Wheels and Tires - NG900 205 / 50 / 16

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Location: Near San Jose, CA - $450 http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/pts/4764837636.html For Sale: Set of 4 Saab Wheels and Tires 16 inch Alloy Wheel - stock and upgrade option on 1994 to 1996 Saab 900. Known as the Saab Viking or Viking Aero Wheel - In very good condition. Minor scratches...
  6. For Sale: Viking Alloy Wheel and Tire 205 / 50 / 16 - NG900

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Location: Near San Jose, CA - $65 http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/pts/4764819532.html For Sale 1 Saab Wheel and Tire 16 inch Alloy Wheel - Known as the Saab Viking or Viking Aero Wheel Should fit other Saabs with 5 x 110 lug pattern http://lugpattern.net/...
  7. Winter tire suggestions?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Winter is coming and I'm looking for suggestions on what winter tire I should look at buying. What is everybody running on their 93's and how well do they stack up in light/deep snow, ice, slush? I'm currently running a set of 205/60/16 Dunlop Graspic DS3 tires. I got a nice discount on them...
  8. Wanted: Wanted: Wheels/tires

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Jack Location - additional details: BendOregon Means of contact: through this forum 2002, want a set of rims to keep snow tires and summer tire separate. Willing to look at different sizes. Also, what year rims fit an 02'? Just wondering, thanks!
  9. For Sale: Saab 9-3 alloy wheels (12785708)

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Mike Location: Brookline Village, MA, 02445 Means of contact: respond to the thread Price: 150$ Description: These are two balanced, pumped to proper pressure 15 inch alloys wheels taken from a 2004 Saab 9-3 Linear. The center caps are included. The alloys have about 55,000...
  10. For Sale: 15" Snows on Aluminum Rims

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    4 15" Firestone Winterforce snow tires mounted on aluminum rims with center caps. P195/65R15 Used for one winter, 2 tires have very light wear and 2 are like new $400 TIm Cuyahoga Falls, OH PM or TXT two three four three 8 zero six two six three
  11. For Sale: Blizzak Revo 1 Studless Ice/Snow Tires on Black Steel Rims

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Set of 4 Bridgestone Blizzak Revo 1 studless ice/snow tires mounted on 15" black steel rims. The tire size is 205/65R15, and the bolt pattern of the rims is 5x110mm. These tires only have one winter on them (between 3 and 4000 miles). Tires and rims both in great shape. Used on a 2004 Saab...
  12. Wheel trouble

    C900 Workshop
    I just bought my first Saab, a 1984 900 turbo, and it's missing an alloy, I'm having trouble finding a cheap one and don't know if I should keep them stock or just go aftermarket but the size is a pain to find. Just wondering what my options are. Thanks.
  13. For Sale: 2 Dunlop SP Sport01 225/50/17 tires in MI

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    for sale are 2 Dunlop 225/50/17 tires. they seem to have about 70% tread left. pictures can be found at the link below. For now, I'm looking for a local sale. http://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/pts/2964835571.html Oh yea, I'm also planning to sell my '08 9-3 Aero next week in Chicago. It's a...
  14. All Season Tires

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    about to pull the trigger and get new tires for the viggen. But, im at a split between the continental extremecontact DWS and the Toyo proxes 4. Any thoughts? keep in mind that i do live in New England. I know that the DWS are better in snow, but would i be compromising too much performance?
  15. For Sale: Winter/snow tires for sale

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    For sale are a set of 4 Continental Extreme Winter Contact size 215/55 R16. These are great for the snow! The tires are mounted on black steel wheels. They were purchased from tirerack.com last year (2010) as a set (mounted). These were for my 2003 Saab 9-5 Aero (sedan) which I sold this...
  16. Road chatter in front/passenger side.

    9-5 Workshop
    My 1999 Saab 9-3 has recently been making "whiring" sound in the front/passenger side when I get above 45 mph. When I slow down it isn't as noticeable though i can still tell it's there. Before I start ripping things apart I wanted to see if anyone has had this issue. The tires were changed...
  17. Self-Supporting Run-Flats

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, Does anyone know what potential damage can result from using a Run-Flat tire with no pressure for an extended period of time? I just recently discovered that one of my Pirelli run-flats on my 2005 9-3 has no air pressure and I am concerned that I have been riding it too long in...
  18. For Sale: 1995 SAAB 900SE Spare Tire and Jack Kit

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    1995 SAAB 900SE Spare Tire (Donut) and jack kit with foam holder. In excellent condition. First $25 takes it. Belmont, NH Call Sue at (603) 860-6972.
  19. Tire question: to get a new on for the front or not?

    9-5 Workshop
    Tire question: to get a new one for the front or not? Just replaced a damaged rim and tire on my ’04 9-5 Aero but there is a problem. The tires that I had on my car are GoodYear Eagle GT, so when today I got the replacement tire (Eagle GT as well), I was surprised to find out that the thread is...
  20. Cracked Rim

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So for the second time in the last month my 1999 Saab 9-3 has left me stranded. First it was the fuel pump. We ended up cutting our own access panel, throwing a bosch filter in the old assembly and had her up and running within a couple of days. Last night I was headed out and about fifteen...
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