Date: Tue, 01 Jun 1999 03:40:46 +0300
From: "Roy Björkstrand" <nospamroilonopsamut.fi>
Subject: Re: some 900T16 questions...


ben.g wrote: > Hi there, > > got a few questions regarding my ´88 900S Turbo 16V: > > 1. the exhaust manyfold has a little crack of about > 1,5 centimeters, which is pretty visible, but seems > not to be leaking so far. I´ve been told welding it was > not possible, or would lead to even more cracks. > True or not ?! True, exhaust manifolf is grey cast iron (?) and can not be welded traditionally (MIG etc.) because it contains too much carbon (over 4%). I assume that it can though be "filled" with "gas weld". > 3. My 900 seems to be a normal S model, with those 3-spoke rims, > side panels, and so on...except for it´s strange big spoiler on the > back, which is about twice as big/long as the normal ones, i´ve > seen on _any_ other 900T. But it seems to be a genuine Saab part > according to the label, plus the first owner (my neighbour) > swears he bought the car new like this, and didn´t change > anything on it. > So what´s that nerdy spoiler of mine ? It makes me feel like > having a big KENNWOOD sticker on my rear window... : ) Original Saab spoiler, a "Turbo"-spoiler. Both of the spoilers were optional and the bigger was not so popular. > ThanX anyway, > ben Roy

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