Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2001 08:11:25 +0100
From: "Jeff Knight" <knight.investigationnopsamin.net>
Subject: Re: 900 Problems


My friends Dad is pretty handy with cars.I could take it to him for some help, or just take it to a garage? If I need that special tool I presume i have no choice? Four Weis <mweinopsamcom> wrote in message news:3B427A89.8A81513Anopsamcom... > > > cp wrote: > > > Tyres should be 195/60 R15 all round. 35-40 quid will buy you cheap > > Hankooks, which are OK. The window problem could just be the mech needs > > greasing. Seat belt warning bulb can be got at if you remove the radio. > > Brake pads, about 20quid if you DIY, get a Haynes manual, its a pretty > > straight forward job. > > I would assume you still need the special tool to turn the self adjusting brake > piston back, unless that has changed. Eventually the brake piston O rings need > to be replaced. You might want to find an experienced Saab owner who has done > this work to help you. Brakes are nothing to fool around with, considering what > their job. > > > Same for the cam-cover gasket, costs around 20 for > > the gaskets. > > > > Saab parts arn't really expensive, try Highgate Saab > > http://www.highgate.uk.com/ > > Also any motor factor can get things like brake discs and pads. > > > > chris > > > > "Jeff Knight" <knight.investigationnopsamin.net> wrote in message > > news:pAq07.8870$9K4.2539479nopsam2-win.server.ntlworld.com... > > > Hi > > > > > > I've just bought a 2 door 1991 Saab Turbo 16 Valve Manual. I had the AA > > look > > > at it and he said I should replace the wind screen because of a small > > crack. > > > I also need two new back tyres. I'd like good ones but don't know much > > about > > > tyres. What do you get for your money? The sizes of the front and rear > > tyres > > > also vary, is this a problem? The sizes are F (195/60r 15 88V) Rear > > > (195/50R15 82V). I'm having problems with the e/windows because they make > > a > > > grinding noise, the left one sometimes won't shut all the way and I have > > to > > > put it back down a bit and then back up. Also my seat belt warning light > > is > > > out. Was wondering how easy it is to sort these problems. What needs doing > > > etc. Is there anywhere in the UK (South East) that sell Saab parts cheep > > as > > > I've heard they're expensive. Mail order is fine. Also he said the Cam > > Cover > > > Gasket is leaking at rear lower edge. Is this bad? How easy/expensive to > > > repair? Can I drive it like this? I also need to replace the front brake > > > pads. How much to do that? > > > > > > Sorry for all these questions but I'm a 19 year old novice! I really want > > to > > > take care of this car and would teally appreciate any advice (i'd like to > > > learn). > > > > > > Many thanks > > > > > > Tim > > > > > > >

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