Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2003 22:34:19 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: 900i advise...

in article, MeatballTurbo at wrote on 06/03/2003 22:28: > In article <izP9a.15184$>, > spouted forth into >> >> "GG" <> wrote in message >> news:b47gmc$tkl$ >>> Hi all, >>> >>> getting some HT leads from halfords and some power steering fluid, any >>> preferences/recomendations? >>> >>> Thanks, Gwilym. >>> >>> (Saab 900i 2 door saloon, 1990. MOT round the!) >>> >>> >> >> Bosch leads are alright, I tried Halfords own make and they arced... >> >> Slick-50 PAS fluid I found pretty good, also conditions seals. It's supposed >> to be compatible with the GM racks which Saab uses. >> > > When I went into local Halfords looking for PS fluid, thier Saab info > said see manual. I know the Manual says use Texaco fluid for the Saginaw > rack. Halfords said, see Texaco, I explained that it was probably US > texaco, not UK, so I bought the Slick 50 instead (says works with all > racks). Seems to have been OK for about 3 weeks so far. What would be the downside? A failed rack in 10,000 miles? Purists may say different, but I don't think it matters - not on an old Swedish Brick anyway. I'll stick with Castrol TQ-F - my racks haven't failed yet :) Paul 1989 900 Turbo S

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