Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 02:14:45 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: Saab Owner in Distress


ed wrote: > My 1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo has developed a rust hole on the strut tower > and cracked after hitting a pot hole. I have never seen rust in this > area on a car before. The rest of the car is virtually rust free. The > car has 168000 miles and runs great the body is good. My friends tell > me to dump it. What to do? I really like the car. My quandry is that > I can not in good consience sell the car as it is and I am not sure > whether I should fix it and keep it. > > Does anyone have advice and does this problem exist as common? Many decades ago, on cars generally, rust around the strut fixing was common and 3rd party patch panels were common to fix this. Maybe you can fabricate such a patch from a wrecked 900 chassis ? Graham

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