Date: Sun, 21 May 2000 21:53:10 -0400
From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom>
Subject: Re: Advice on 1986 Saab 900S


Last year of the inexpensive headlights. I have a set of Cibie Sealed Beam lights that use the H4 bulb. I also have the Saab factory manuals for this car. I really like the way this car handles, but mine is dying from cancer. Too many miles of fun in the snow and road salt took it toll. simonj wrote: > The calliper problem is very common on the 900, I have owned several, > they all did it. > > With the clutch, I would check that their is no air in system. > > Eganb <eganbnopsamcom> wrote in message > news:20000520173846.11776.00000658nopsamb1.aol.com... > > Hello everyone. > > > > I'm considering purchasing a 1986 Saab 900S 5-speed with 186,000 miles. > Seems > > to run well, and has been maintained. > > > > Two items I have questions about. One, when you back up one of the brake > > calipers (right front?) chatters badly when you apply the brakes. Any > > comments? > > > > Also the owner usually puts the car into second before shifting into first > or > > reverse, otherwise the gears will grind slightly. He thinks it is par for > the > > course for this year, and says it is in part due to the master clutch > cylinder > > system in this car. Again, any thoughts? > > > > And can you buy dashboard replacement covers for this car? > > > > Finally, any comments in general about this year/model of SAAB? > > > > All replies really appreciated. > > > > > > Thanks! > > > > > > Bruce > >

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