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Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2003 10:41:55 +0100
From: Grunff <grunffnopsam.com>
Subject: Re: Body parts compatible with '83 900s ?


MeatballTurbo wrote: > Hmm, now I just need to know > A) Whether 9000 Aero Recaros (the ones with the Shoulder wings) are the > same as the later 900 fitment. > B) Whether there was ever a burgundy Leather 9000 Aero interior? Pass on both of those. > I wonder if 20 years of braking forces and weight transfer forward have > bent the hoops up just a touch (maybe about 1-2 mm), and allowed that > little bit of rattle in. Seems that is where the rattle comes from, you > can "Lift" the pins in their slots a touch, and they tap against the > slots. Can't see a Saab being like that from new with their attention to > detail on other things like hydraulic lifters, heavy sound deadening > etc, to noise levels down. On mine I think what's happened is that the notches in the pins (which allow a high and low position) have worn a little, and it doesn't take much to make it rattle. > Wonder if a few gentle taps with the heavy hammer on the loops/hoops > would reset them to position where there is less play on the pins? If you're handy with a MIG you can easily fabricate your own seat mounts, that way you can use whatever seats you want in there. -- Grunff

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