Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 07:03:46 GMT From: Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> Subject: Re: Sonett III "Quickie"
in article bSEib.5512$d1.3075nopsamserver.swip.net, Blacksmith at smedatanopsamail.com wrote on 13/10/03 10:32 pm: > > "Paul Halliday" <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> skrev i meddelandet > news:BBB0D2AC.A8E3%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk... >> Heads up Hinz ... >> >> I've just been reading an article about the Sonett III and in the > pictures, >> I noticed a lever to pull that lifts the pop-up lights. How do you get > them >> down again? Do you just push the lever again or what? >> >> Inquiring minds need to know ... >> >> Paul >> >> 1989 900 Turbo S >> http://saab.go.dyndns.org/ > > > Yes. Pull - lights up and on. Push - lights down and off. No fancy > electronics! :-) Ah! Thanks. I thought it must be mechanical, but wondered how they went down again. I envisaged a release system much like the bonnet release to pop the lights up. > When you drive over 160 kilometres/hour the lights pop up. Its called "the > Speed of light". It must be some airpressure under the lights that give this > effect. I think Saab didnĄt had this effect in mind constructing the Sonett. That's just cool. I hear Triumphs had a similar problem. Did the light housings fill up with water like Triumphs? Paul