Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2000 12:19:33 GMT
From: "Nilsa Mabel" <>
Subject: Re: Need help - <> wrote in message
> My '67 96 still sometimes and I haven't been able to figure out why.
> Here's what I've done to fix it:
> 1. Re-cored a '73 96 radiator (three rows) and installed it.
> 2. Removed the 6-bladed stock red fan and installed an electric 9"
> pusher fan w/auto temp turn-on.
> 3. The thermostat and water pump work. (I know because I installed a
> clear radiator hose at the top position to watch.)
> 4. Added a half gallon expansion tank.
> 5. Installed a non-collapsible (wire reinforced) hose at the bottom hose
> position to ensure no kink.
> 6. Bled and re-bled the heater drain valve until it had a solid flow -
> no sputtering.
> Oh, yeah - if I push all the vents and heater temp levers to the top and
> run the heater fan, the car doesn't overheat - pretty miserable in the
> 109 degree weather we've been having here in Topeka, Kansas.
> Anyone have any ideas?
> Also, the left front inner CV joint doesn't seem to be sealed tight by
> its metal strap. It's throwing some thick black grease on the engine bay
> floor. Is it okay to use a big hose clamp to fix it? Should I put more
> grease into it before I re-clamp it?
> Finally, anyone know if/how much the speedometer on a Saab 96 with a
> 1973 Sonnet ribbed tranny will be off?
> Thanks in advance!

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