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My son is 10 and wants a SAAB for his first car. As long as the parts are available, I am good to go.
That's all I'm worried about. I would gladly buy a 99 EMS but parts seem so impossible to find, unless it had a 2.0 from a 900 installed along with some other bits.

Makes me wonder how people are finding parts for the old sonetts and original 95.
 

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That's all I'm worried about. I would gladly buy a 99 EMS but parts seem so impossible to find, unless it had a 2.0 from a 900 installed along with some other bits.

Makes me wonder how people are finding parts for the old Sonetts and original 95.
As a Previous Sonett owner let me tell you its hard to come by parts for those, but just like anywhere else you just have to know where to look that's all.
 

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My son is 10 and wants a SAAB for his first car. As long as the parts are available, I am good to go.
Google "SAAB Parts" , then be prepared to find that what people say and what they deliver are two different things ... true for so many things ..A key word is affordable .. $900 for a non-rusted fender for instance ..
 

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That's why I only buy from either MapTun parts, eSaabparts, or eeuroparts.com.

Google "SAAB Parts" , then be prepared to find that what people say and what they deliver are two different things ... true for so many things ..A key word is affordable .. $900 for a non-rusted fender for instance ..
 

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Taking an idea I saw in an AMC forum, every professional and/or garage who repairs SAABs should make and sell a part, a practical part.
Dedicated fans with some ressources could do this also.
-Replacement headlights plastic cover
-Various interior trim
-Fuses box
-...so much more needed!

Evidently whole engine block are too complicated. :lol:
 

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$900 for a non-rusted fender for instance ..
For that much I'd start to look into some fiberglass/carbon and a vacuum pump :eek:

Dedicated fans with some ressources could do this also.
-Replacement headlights plastic cover
-Various interior trim
-Fuses box
-...so much more needed!

Evidently whole engine block are too complicated. :lol:
Awhile back I started making bits and pieces for my 900. Not much, just bits and pieces of trim, hvac fan switch w/ PWM regulator built in, etc.

On an old hard drive around here somewhere I got most of the engine block and head 3d modeled in autodesk inventor.

Need to find people with the proper tooling to do anything crazy though :cry:
 

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Google "SAAB Parts" , then be prepared to find that what people say and what they deliver are two different things ... true for so many things ..A key word is affordable .. $900 for a non-rusted fender for instance ..
Sure, but there are always junkyards and I expect more and more will be ending up at one.
 

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It is up to all of us SAAB enthusiasts to keep SAAB relevant. Keep bringing these cars back to life and put them back on the road. That is exactly what I did with a 1974 SAAB 99 EMS that was neglected by its previous owner(s). When I saw that Sunset Orange EMS sitting in the sun in a drive way in Chicago Illinois in February 2014, I bought it. It took 4 shops to get it back on the street. But its BACK! This marque should never die. Cheers mates! John J. Garvey [email protected]
 

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It is up to all of us SAAB enthusiasts to keep SAAB relevant. Keep bringing these cars back to life and put them back on the road. That is exactly what I did with a 1974 SAAB 99 EMS that was neglected by its previous owner(s). When I saw that Sunset Orange EMS sitting in the sun in a drive way in Chicago Illinois in February 2014, I bought it. It took 4 shops to get it back on the street. But its BACK! This marque should never die. Cheers mates! John J. Garvey [email protected]
Nice! Always cool when Chicago provides.
 

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It is up to all of us SAAB enthusiasts to keep SAAB relevant. Keep bringing these cars back to life and put them back on the road. That is exactly what I did with a 1974 SAAB 99 EMS that was neglected by its previous owner(s). When I saw that Sunset Orange EMS sitting in the sun in a drive way in Chicago Illinois in February 2014, I bought it. It took 4 shops to get it back on the street. But its BACK! This marque should never die. Cheers mates! John J. Garvey [email protected]

Nice, love the color
 

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The 1974 cars are tops. The window winders on EMS are too big, and that's about all that's wrong with them!
 

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It is up to all of us SAAB enthusiasts to keep SAAB relevant. Keep bringing these cars back to life and put them back on the road. That is exactly what I did with a 1974 SAAB 99 EMS that was neglected by its previous owner(s). When I saw that Sunset Orange EMS sitting in the sun in a drive way in Chicago Illinois in February 2014, I bought it. It took 4 shops to get it back on the street. But its BACK! This marque should never die. Cheers mates! John J. Garvey [email protected]
Couldn't Have said it better, amazing car!

Truly an end of an era. I still fantasize about a Koenigsegg-SAAB
 

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The 1974 cars are tops. The window winders on EMS are too big, and that's about all that's wrong with them!
I once , many years ago, owned an EMS, a '74 I think ..a brownish one , as I recall ..a colorful interior , but worn out ..
I recall , not , the winders...
 

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