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Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 18:21:28 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Wish me luck, year shocks today.


in article MPG.1a204880589b8fbc989b51nopsam.cis.dfn.de, MeatballTurbo at carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com wrote on 15/11/2003 14:28: > In article <BBDBD822.B0BA%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>, pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk > spouted forth into alt.autos.saab... >> in article MPG.1a201570fb969459989b4fnopsam.cis.dfn.de, MeatballTurbo at >> carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com wrote on 15/11/2003 10:51: >> >>> Today, I'm going to be swapping the rear shocks over, if the gods are >>> smiling on me, rather than having a crafty smirk. >> >> Good luck with it. I'll keep my Saab fingers crossed for you. >> >> Paul >> >> > I got the wheel off on the first side. > > Spent half an hour searching in the boot as the Haynes said for the top > mount. > Then found it in the outside wheel arch. > > Bottom mount completley seized as far as I can see, and top nuts pretty > well jammed. > > Gave up. Bad luck. Still, it's best to know when to stop. > Will leave it to the experts over at Saab Higher oak, when I put it in > to get the front wheel bearing done. Not going through another weekend > of damage and panic again. Too right. If it's okay until you can get it to the specialists, it's not worth the heartache. > Will just give it a bloody good wash tomorrow if the weather holds. At least it will look better. I always find washing and waxing the beast makes it drive a whole load better ;) Paul

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