Front and back rotor questions for multiple 9-5s - Saabnet.com Bulletin Board
I have 3 9-5 wagons, a 2005 Arc, 2005 Aero, and 2004 Aero. They all need new rotors. On the rear of the 2004 is a vented 300mm rotor and on the 2005s a solid 286mm rotor. There is plenty of space for the 300 vented rotor, though I doubt the calipers would line up, though have not really checked. Has anyone tried this, and would it work or matter?
My Arc has the smaller 288mm front rotor, though it was my understanding that it is supposed to be the 308mm, same as the Aeros. I suppose it is possible that the Previous Owner had the wrong size put on, but I would really like to have the larger diameter to stop faster. Again, I have not measured things to see if the caliper would work with the 308.
It is really cold now and I've got some recouping to do from surgery, so have some time before I need to do this. My 21yo may be doing the work anyway! Would appreciate some feedback from some of you experienced guys out there!
posted by 64.108.112...
Posts in this Thread:
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no Spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 18.104.22.168 - Using CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, skyscraper, nor box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!