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Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2004 18:08:55 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [Saab_c900] Additions to the discussion forums page on www.nospam.net


in article cm56nm$lfr$1nospam.apana.org.au, Craig's C900 Site at c900nospam.apana.org.au wrote on 01/11/2004 12:29: > Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> writes: > >> in article mailman.0.1099200062.579.saab_c900nospam.apana.org.au, Craig's >> C900 Site at c900nospam.apana.org.au wrote on 31/10/2004 06:21: > >>> From all my investigations, Saab's 'Cirrus White' colour is not actually >>> pure white but has a very small grey tinge. In any case it's not a huge >>> issue as I'm only trying to cover it to prevent more rust. The previous >>> owners have not done a lot to fix the surface rust and on some sections of >>> the front lip of the bonnet the rust was getting towards being serious. >>> Hopefully that'll all be sorted out now. > >> If you take digital photos of Cirrus White, it appears quite blue on a >> calibrated computer screen. Cirrus White SAABs rule - is yours a T8? > > That would be a negative. My running C900's both have non-turbo'd 8V > powerplants but that doesn't stop me fiddling. Today I pulled off the front > bumper and concocted a way to fit foglights using two different types of > Saab light mounting brackets to get the correct location for the lights > under the bumper. I'm yet to run the wiring kit for them but just having > them mounted makes the front of the car look more mean (I've replaced the > stock clear lenses with yellow ones also). Nice 8) I have a pair of rectangular Hellas (with lens caps) to fit at some point. I'd like mine to work thought, so I'll do the job all in one go. The white caps look really good against the black bumper on white C900s. I have a soft spot for the NA B201 - they're not as slow as you might imagine. Certainly the turbos leave them behind on the uphill and from the traffic lights, but give 'em a little while and they soon catch up. When we had a NA B201 and a T8 in the family, we used to go "racing" - I always plumped for the NA, since I found I could fling that around more easily. My other half was quite adept at keeping the turbo up around the twisties, so it was quite a job keeping up. > I don't have a digital cam (yet) but I might hold off using pure gloss white > for the paint repairs until I can get a reference card for Cirrus White to > compare against. You could always pop off a bit of bodywork that's not too big to take into the paint store for comparison ... No, not a wing! I was thinking more of the fuel flap? Paul 1989 900 Turbo S http://saab.go.dyndns.org/

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