Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2000 02:20:01 GMT
From: "Dan Matz" <>
Subject: Re: 9-5 Rotor Life

>Hello: > >I have a 1999 9-5 (got it in Nov 1998). It has 20,500 miles on it. I just >had to replace the front rotors. The dealership tells me that 9-5 rotors >are so thin to begin with that they can't be turned. This seems awfully >early to be replacing rotors. I don't race, autocross, ride the brakes, or >abuse the car in any way. Most are highway miles. I've had a couple of >Mazda 626s that only required one set of new rotors in 160K miles. > >Any thoughts? > >Scott Turnamian > I would try to get a copy of the SAAB replacement specifications and the actual measurements of your old rotors. Many car manufacturer's, in the interest of saving weight, have cut the rotors down considerably to the point where your situation is plausible. Ben

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