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Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 13:55:36 +0100
From: "JD" <jonathonnopsameditch_AUNTY_SPAM_.com>
Subject: Re: 9-5 Estate handling problem


"TW" <anopsamgt; wrote in message news:MPG.19134a9de9efcde989687nopsamet.cisco.com... > nutz76nopsamternet.comOHDEAR said: > > > > Sounds like your rear shocks are past thier peak... if its leaking its had > > it! > > The 9-5s are prone to this... > > Been into the dealer, verdict, 1 dead, 1 dying rear shock, replacement > cost 322... That's getting on for twice what I paid for the same job on > my old BMW E36 ! > > So I'm going for the Trent Saab full eibach spring/damper upgrade at > 650 instead :-) > > > www.saabnet.com > > And thanks for the pointer, very useful stuff there. > > > -- > Trevor > http://www.employees.org/~tw/rrs Hi, Had the OSR shock replaced (Saab UK will only replace faulty ones under warranty not the pair) anyway I have my handling back. The car feels taught, just like new. I also have had to get new tyres fitted as well (not from Saab) I got Uniroyal Rainsport 1's. I drove from London to South West wales in the pouring rain last night. what fantastic tyres. Quiet, great in the wet etc, much better than the stock Pilot Hx's. I love my car again. JD

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