Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 00:32:09 -0800 From: "Steve Marks" <sailbajanopsamlyweb.net> Subject: Re: Crank pulley... new or used?
I just bought anewq one for my '88 900T from Moncrief Marketing Auto Parts. Found their ad in the NINES mag for SAAB owners. Price $79. (908) 788-7222; http://www.sobstory.com James b. Moncrief, 205 Route 12, Flemington, NJ 08822 Scott I. Remick <scottnopsamuteralt.com> wrote in message news:MPG.132df93135215c8c9896e3nopsam.together.net... > I need to replace the crank pulley in my '84 900S. Thing is, the one for > the '84 is unique, so it'd have to come out of another '84. What > happened was that it had worn loose and got so much give that the pulley > rubbed against the oil pump cover and wore down both the pulley and cover > (not to mention leaking oil and fouling the belts up and so on). I can > order a new one from Saab for about $155. I'm planning on taking the oil > pump cover out of another Saab as these are about $250 new and any 8- > valve should fit (so I'm told). So far, I've been unable to locate an > '84 to take a crank pulley out of, let alone enough to pick a low-mileage > one. It it worth hunting, or would I be far better off getting a new one > as this is what went bad to begin with (and considering any used one is > still going to be 16 years old)? > > Thanks > > ----------------------- > Scott I. Remick scottnopsamuteralt.com > Network and Information (802)388-7545 ext. 236 > Systems Manager FAX:(802)388-3697 > Computer Alternatives, Inc. http://www.computeralt.com