In 1998, I bought a 1976 99GL from a charity/insurance auction for $200 to get the transmission from it to put into my 1974 99LE and keep the one from the 74 as a spare.
Ended up fixing up the donor car and keeping the other one going too. Do NOT do that! Stay the course and just find your tranny. Suggest that you reach out to some of the few folks who rebuild the 4 speed transmissions to get one. Then you can install it in your car yourself, have your existing one rebuilt and put it on the shelf.
I had to put the crank at top dead centre to remove the valve cover - when refitting the manual says to ensure the distributor toggle engages with the cam end - how do I make sure I put the valve cover back on correctly so the distributor is correct ? I’m worried about screwing up the timing...
Just recently picked up my old Saab 90 I used to own years ago. 1984 model with 170,000miles roughly. The old guy who had the car said that he parked the car in the garage one night and the next morning it wouldn’t start and he hasn’t been able to get it started since then he just let it sit...
I bought a 1972 99 late last year and had it shipped to me over the winter.
Ultimately, I will get a 2.1L / 5sp swapped into it, but here's where it starts and I will add updates (and pictures) as I have them.
The car has been at a local shop for the last couple of months because I needed to...
I have an official factory service manual for the Saab 99. It's perfect except missing the front cover. I'd love for a true enthusiast to have this. It's free, except for actual shipping cost. Please contact me at [email protected]