Date: 22 Nov 2004 15:42:50 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: C900 front rotor screw size?

On Sun, 21 Nov 2004 11:21:56 +0000, Charles Christacopoulos <> wrote: > Dave Hinz wrote: >> I assume this is master cylinder rebuild time. Anyone have a goood >> online DIY guide for a vacuum-assisted Saab c900 brake master cylinder? >> I already know I can't just take it off the front of the booster with >> the two bolts which look like the obvious method. > > When I did that on a 1983 900... you could get an overhaul kit ... with > the rubber seals etc. Next time I looked the kit included the pistons. I've got the local Beck Arnley guy getting a kit in for me, will probably be just seals. If I get it open and find big problems, then I can always get a new cyl, but I've had pretty good luck rebuilding in the past. > I have an old haynes manual it has half a page of text on the issue and > 1 page of diagram. Do you have it? Need to dig it out, I've got the Saab manuals for the 900 series also, but I was surprised when the MC didn't come off the booster as expected. > Nothing hidden in removing the master cylinder from the car. Undo the > two bolts you talk about, *all* the pipes + wires connecting to it ... > and it comes off. Probably just stuck then, I'll get more aggressive with it. Thanks. > Your car does not have ABS, does it? (not on 1986 model) Then it is > different to what i have been saying above. Nope, pre-ABS by 3 years or so I think. My '88 900T didn't have ABS, although it did have the light for it in the instrument panel. > > If it helps at all. Yup, thanks! Dave Hinz

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