Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2001 22:08:09 -0400
From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom>
Subject: Re: 900 Problems


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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