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  1. 2004 9-3 wont start, even with a jump

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I've been trying to get my car to start and it will not. It's very cold, around 0 degrees F. So far this winter it has been starting just fine, but today it just will not start. The battery is not dead, all of the lights and the radio will turn on fine. But when I try to start it, I can...
  2. Want to switch to 15" snow tires_what do I need to know?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey gang, I am trying to put together a set of snow tires/ wheels inexpensively because I want to drive up to the mountains for snowboarding this winter. I have 16" all seasons on my 2001 9-3 SE convertible currently. I've been researching and looking into 15" Snow tires because they are less...
  3. 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.
  4. For Sale: Hankook Studded Snow Tires 185/65/15

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Location: near San Jose, CA - $250 obo http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/pts/4755801119.html For Sale - A set of 4 Studded Snow Tires in size 185/65/15. Hankook Winter I*Pike Not used much - plenty of seasons left in them. Tread depth varies from 8/32" to 10/32" No longer mounted. Tires are...
  5. 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...
  6. Replace 2 tires for summer, then get winters?

    Wheels & Tires
    Hi I'm looking to replace my tires and wondered if I could get away with the following: 1. Replace just the front two now with all-season tires (recommendations gratefully received) 2. Come winter, buy just two winter tires and add to front, moving the 2 new(er) all-seasons from step 1 to the...
  7. For Sale: 16" genuine SAAB winter rims BBS

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I have a set of 4 pristine genuine saab winter rims with winter tires. No curb rash at all, 2/4 tires have little tread and the other 2 have reasonably good tread. They have Nord Frost tires. I'm in the Long Island area pm me if interested or want more pictures. Im asking $300. Thank you Here...
  8. 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...
  9. 17" winter wheel turboX

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Pot hole just killed my low profile 18" snow tire :o Gee I love winter. Also not a lot of choices when it comes to 18" winter tires. There are many used 17x7, 5x110, +40offset wheels from other GM products ... cobalt SS, pontiac G6 etc which would allow higher profile 17" tire. I have not been...
  10. 17x7 inch rims 5-105mm lug pattern for winter tires

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I had jsut purchased some winter tires for my 2004 saab 9-3 arc and im having a hard time trying to find rims. Can anyone tell me where i can get some steel rims or some older saab rims? Thanks, Veki
  11. 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...
  12. For Sale: Set of 4 Saab 16" Rims with winter tires - $300 or Best offer

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Up for sale is a set of Saab 16" 10-spoke rims (the stock rims for MY03-06 for the 9-3) with a matching set of winter tires, think the brand is "winter force" they have some decent tread life left on them too. All but one rim in excellent cosmetic damage, the other one has some slight curb rash...
  13. For Sale: Cable Tire Snow Chains used for Saab 900

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I am selling these barely used Italian made cable tire chains that I used on an 1985 Saab 900 that I used to own. I also know that they also fit some of the recommended snow tires for the Saab 9000. I listed it on eBay at http://shop.ebay.com/140496635909 this ends at: Jan-09-11 13:25:08 PST...
  14. Saab handling the ice like it was built to

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhZCyQ3emQg Silly people trying to go up/down a hill in Seattle yesterday covered in ice... if you want to get to the good part, fast forward to about 4:32: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhZCyQ3emQg#t=4m32s Great looking 9-3 taking the hill like a pro, just a...
  15. New SAAB owner, PLEASE help.

    9-5 Workshop
    I just recently purchased and 2007 saab 95 aero, I am overall very happy with the car in all aspects, I just wondered about two things. I notice to turbo meter doesnt go all the way down. Even while in idle the arrow is above the zero mark. I would like to know whether this needs to be looked...
  16. Winter V.s. Open Air Intake

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I've finally gotten around to installing an open air intake on my car using the tutorial on this site, but i was wondering if the cold upstate New York weather will have any adverse effect on my car with it? Could anyone give me some insight? Thanks
  17. Winter start trouble. 93SE 2002 Convert

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello, I Own a SAAB 9-3SE 2002 convertible; My car has trouble starting when it is below zero (this morning it was exactly 0) ignition tries to run the motor but fails, Need to retry 2 - 3 times for it to start... When motor finally on it starts shaking bit. any tips? Thanks,
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