Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2002 09:32:43 -0500
From: "Kenneth S." <nimrodnopsams.com>
Subject: Re: tilt wheel


VIKINGMAN wrote: > > "Kenneth S." <nimrodnopsams.com> skrev i en meddelelse > news:3C63C94C.2354nopsams.com... > > Carl wrote: > > > > > > I am test driving a 98 Saab 900 SE Turbo Convertible. The "dealer" > doesn't > > > seem to know too much about it. As a new Saab owner, how do you adjust > the > > > Tilt steering wheel. The lever when thrown allows telescoping but > doesn't > > > seem to allow up/down motion. > > > Thanks > > > > I have a 1996 900SE, and it has a telescoping steering column but no > > tilt wheel. Why, I don't know. It seems to be one of those > > inexplicable Saab things, like the famous key between the seats. > > ALL Saab's has ALWAYS only had telescoping, no tilting. If you want to move > up/down compared to the steering wheel, you should do this by moving your > seat up or down... > > Cheers! But why do other cars whose seats move up and down also have tilt steering? I'm still puzzled, and am unmoved by what has ALWAYS been a feature of Saabs. And are you supposed to move a Saab seat down in order to facilitate entry and exit from the driver's seat? That's one of the advantages of tilt steering.

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