Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2000 10:54:42 +0100
From: Martin Cockett <>
Subject: Re: 900 Aero LPT Various

Seb wrote: > > 1) At the bottom left hand side of the instrument binnacle, there is a gap > of > > about 1cm between the perspex cover and the plastic part of the dash. > > My 1991 900s lpt is the same. Maybe it's a "feature" Thanks for that. I am reassured. I guess it's all part of the charm. > > 4) I have so far used normal 95 octane unleaded and it seems fine, apart > > from perhaps slight knocking around 3500 rpm in first. Would any of you > > recommend I try 98 octane superunleaded or is this just a waste of money? > > I think the max you will get in this country now is 97 Octane - and very > expensive. Does this car have APC - that will deal with different grade > petrol I think? It is not clear to me whether APC is fitted to the light pressure turbos or not. If yours has it then I assume mine does as both our cars are the same UK 1991 spec. > > 6) The front grill has lost its chrome (or maybe never had any?). Is this > > common in a car of this age? > > It probably never had any chrome - some came painted grey. A new chrome > grille will cost about gbp 70.00 new. That explains it. I've been quoted about 100 gpb for a new one. Regarding the rear bumper extensions, I was quoted in excess of 200 pounds each sourced new from Saab UK. Seems crazy when a complete bumper skin is 150 gpb. I'll give Two Stroke a try. Martin

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