Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2007 19:52:58 +0100
From: johannes <johsnospam-85635457321546-fitter.com>
Subject: Re: SAAB 9000 new owner was Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?


Anne Jackson wrote: > > The message from johannes <johsnospam-85635457321546-fitter.com> contains > these words: > > Eeyore wrote: > > > johannes wrote: > > > > Anne Jackson wrote: > > > > > > > > > > Another quick question, if anyone knows...what's the number > > > > > for the Haynes manual that covers the 9000 CSE turbos? > > > > > > > > There is only one Haynes Manual for Saab 9000 1985-1998. The manual > > > > is cryptic and of limited use for the non-expert. Though the wiring > > > > diagrams in the back may be useful. > > > > > > Haynes manuals are truly dreadful. > > > > > I had to replace the OS front indicator plastic cover. It is fixed > > by a spring clip from inside, but there is no room to get a finger > > in the right position to set the clip. Of course you could always > > remove the engine and and auxiliaries :-). After much messing about > > and no help from Haynes, I found an ingenious solution, which I am > > happy to convey here: I took the wire from a coat hanger and made > > a small hook at the end. Then I could catch the spring clip with > > to hook and pull it in place. > > Noted, for future reference. Perhaps I'll use a crochet hook... ;-) I reminded myself that a gorilla could have found the same solution, they also use a stick to pick up termites ;-)

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