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Re: upper control arms
Posted by Snowmobile [Email] (#686) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Snowmobile) on Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:14:59

In Reply to: Re: upper control arms, Notnoel [Profile/Gallery] , Mon, 13 Nov 2017 06:44:42
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Seems about a post every year or 2 looking in the search... I live in a climate with a lot of salt, so all of mine are visibly rusting. My cars are generally in better shape than most on the road, so I suspect local junkyard options are poor. Next time I am in my local pick and pull I will check (yes, I have a pnp with c900's in it still! for that I am thankful!!)... but it can be a bear to remove suspension components off stacked cars, and in this case, especially if the engine is still in.

I suppose this is why new replacement options are hard to find (I have found none).

Mine failed exactly as described in this linked post (backing out of my driveway - clunk), and I would encourage all saltbelt c900's to inspect regularly. I will say that the steering did feel a little wander-y going around a clover leaf the day before... might be a symptom to watch for.

http://www.saabnet.com/tsn/bb/900/index.html?bID=402683


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