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  1. Spring assisters: worth trying?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I've an old 9-3 that I use for towing a trailer tent and I'm wondering about trying rubber spring assisters. Has anyone any experience of them? The poor thing is dragging the exhaust (muffler) on the ground if I have back seat passengers, am towing and hit bumps in the road!
  2. New owner - questions/fixes

    9-5 Workshop
    So I was looking to buy a Jeep/Datsun/70s Corvette last fall, and I was offered a Saab 9-5 by a colleague of my mother for $500 (what a dealer was asking). The car was worth a lot more than that, so I couldn't say no. My original plan was to have it for the winter then sell it in the spring...
  3. Towing with a 9-3 (yes it IS technical)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey guys, I'm selling my vette to get back behind a griffin and I'm looking towards a 9-3 Aero (either 2.0 or 2.8, 6spd) or a Viggen. (and out of a payment! woo!) My intent is in the HOPEFULLY very near future to move back to New England from Alabama. Really the only problem I see is getting...
  4. Towing with 2008 9-3 SportCombi 2.0T

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello everyone, I have a question regarding some aspects of towing with our 2008 Saab. We are towing a folding camper (~2000 lbs) with electric brakes and have the Saab OEM hitch and an after market brake controller installed. I'm questioning whether or not we need to upgrade our cooling...
  5. Front Receiver for a 1999 Saab 9-3 4DR Hatchback

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 1999 Saab 9-3 4-Door Hatchback and I want to be able to tow it behind a RV four wheels down (without the aid of a dolly / trailer). However, I have been unable to figure out any compatible front-end receiver for it. Has anyone towed their 9-3 all wheels down? Can anyone recommend...
  6. Hitch for my Saab 900

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi there, I'm planning on towing a U-Haul trailer (Probably the small one), for about 2200 miles with my '97 Saab 900. I'd like to get a approved hitch that bolts up to the car with no drilling, etc. which I've heard that are available, just don't know where.. Where can I purchase one of...
  7. towing with an auti

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    hi, can anyone tell me what the towing capacity is of a ng900 auto and do i need to get a gear box cooler? hope you can help. thanks
  8. towing

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Has anyone had any experience towing a u-haul trailer with a 9-3 SportCombi/ Who does the hitch installation? and how much or how big a trailer can I tow? Thanks
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