Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 12:36:04 -0000
From: "Andy Hookins" <andrew.hookinsnopsamamnopsamodata.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Name this part (WAS: Re: Odd knob, no markings...what is it?)


"Paul Halliday" <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message news:BAADAB13.5186%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk... > in article b67t0k$2h9tb$1nopsam34476.news.dfncis.de, davehinznopsamcop.net at > davehinznopsamcop.net wrote on 31/03/2003 00:01: > > > Someone who looks an awful lot like Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> > > wrote: > >> in article b673uf$27ngq$2nopsam34476.news.dfncis.de, davehinznopsamcop.net at > >> davehinznopsamcop.net wrote on 30/03/2003 16:53: > > > >>> Great. Got any _tough_ questions? We like a good mystery around > >>> here ;) > > > >> Okay bud, what's this? > > > > Uh oh, if Paul is stumped on something, this might get touchy. > > > >> I pulled away the cardboard and foam from the NS foot well and took a look > >> up there. Attached to the heater flue by way of a metal clip, there is an > >> electronic/electrical thingy. What is it? > > > > NS? Thingy? Would you _please_ speak English, brother Paul? > > NS = Near-side (as opposed to off-side). The side nearest the kerb when > parking on the left of the road. > > Thingy = Jobby. Doober. > > >> It is labelled: > > > >> M8 > >> SAAB > >> 95 29 975 > >> ST XIV > > > > Ah yes, that. As I recall, it's a sort of electronic box with a > > number of wires passing into it. > > > >> It's some electronic box with a number of wire passing into it. > > > > See? I told you so. > > Gosh, thanks. > Its for the central locking > >> I also have a couple of relays located partly under the main fuse box in the > >> NS wing just infront of the (UK) passenger door. I can't follow the wires, > >> so I have no idea what they connect to - I do have a spray of aftermarket > >> Saab accessory gauges, so I'm thinking they might be part of that setup. Is > >> this normal? I don't recall them on my old '88 900 T8. WTF do they do? > > > > Dunno. I still need to know what "NS" means, and where did you get wings > > mounted to your Saab, anyway? > > Passenger side to me, driver's side to you. This is the side where you've > suggested I re-locate the steering wheel to (you do call it a steering > wheel?). The wings are mounted where you guys usually have fenders. > > Paul > > 1989 900 Turbo S > http://saab.go.dyndns.org/ > There's a bunch of relays for cold start injector, WOT fuel enrichment and 'stuff' (technical acronym - honest) in a separate fuse box, could be that. AndyH '94 9000 CDE

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