Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2004 20:25:51 -0000
From: "Alistair Dore" <alistairdorenospamo.com>
Subject: Re: 900 Classic tailgate breakaway - Any ideas?


"Grunff" <grunffnospam.com> wrote in message news:c1tfj4$1n58gl$2nospam52899.news.uni-berlin.de... > Alistair Dore wrote: > > > Yeah, > > seems to be unusual on SAABs. This happened to my wifes fiesta, except the > > break was on the tailgate. Therefore for 20 she ended up driving a mint > > green fiesta with a purple tailgate......until I bought her a 900S...:-)) > > > > The screw Idea did work, although I only regard it a as a temporary fix.... > > Fiesta tailgate maybe 1/3 the weight of a 900 tailgate. > > > > Thanks for the advice so far guys, shame the group is so poorly supported. > > What do you mean?? There's a bunch of very regular regulars on here, and > very good s/noise ratio. > > -- > Grunff It is a good group, but I am surprised at the lack of support considering that saab owners have always banded together, and there are actually an awful lot of us!!! Fiesta tailgate is very much lighter than my 900, however the screw thing has worked for now as a temporary fix. I may or may not go for a more permanent solution if I keep this 900 longer than another 3 months. Al Bits of paper are all well and good, but the kind of engineer I want is one who can fix my landrover 500miles out into the Sahara with only a screwdriver and a ball of string.....

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