Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2001 22:16:00 +0100
From: "Jeff Knight" <>
Subject: 900 Problems

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

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