Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2001 08:09:35 +0100
From: "Jeff Knight" <>
Subject: Re: 900 Problems

I paid 1850 and it's done 110000. How much should look at spending on the tyres? I have the Alloy wheels on it (three spoke Saab ones that I've seen on most other saabs of that age). Nutmegger <> wrote in message news:a5r07.6352$ > Out of curiousity, how many miles and what did you pay? > What I know about tires, you get what you pay for, it isn't worth it to skimp. > > In article <pAq07.8870$>, Jeff Knight > says... > > > >Hi > > > >I've just bought a 2 door 1991 Saab Turbo 16 Valve Manual. I had the AA look > >at it and he said I should replace the wind screen because of a small crack. > >I also need two new back tyres. I'd like good ones but don't know much about > >tyres. What do you get for your money? The sizes of the front and rear tyres > >also vary, is this a problem? The sizes are F (195/60r 15 88V) Rear > >(195/50R15 82V). I'm having problems with the e/windows because they make a > >grinding noise, the left one sometimes won't shut all the way and I have to > >put it back down a bit and then back up. Also my seat belt warning light is > >out. Was wondering how easy it is to sort these problems. What needs doing > >etc. Is there anywhere in the UK (South East) that sell Saab parts cheep as > >I've heard they're expensive. Mail order is fine. Also he said the Cam Cover > >Gasket is leaking at rear lower edge. Is this bad? How easy/expensive to > >repair? Can I drive it like this? I also need to replace the front brake > >pads. How much to do that? > > > >Sorry for all these questions but I'm a 19 year old novice! I really want to > >take care of this car and would teally appreciate any advice (i'd like to > >learn). > > > >Many thanks > > > >Tim > > > > > > ~J~

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