Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2005 10:01:11 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <Malt_Houndnospamm*yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-6x photo (trailer brakes??)


Saab Guy wrote: > On Fri, 29 Jul 2005 08:25:15 -0500 > Shane Almeida <almeida.spam.is.evilnospam.is.evil.mindless.com> wrote: > > >>On Fri, 29 Jul 2005 12:54:23 GMT, Saab Guy wrote: >> >>>Isn't the tow rating for the new 9-3 SS only 2000lbs? I believe that's >>>what I read, if so, that's too bad. >> >>3500lbs (1588kg) with trailer brakes, 1000lbs without. The numbers are >>the same for everything from 1999 to present, according to the Saab >>catalog. > > > > Shane, > > Okay, umm, so any normal Saab 9-3 SS can only tow 1000lbs? > > Where the heck do you get "trailer brakes"??? > > Are these larger Saab Calipers, Rotors, Pads all way-around that can be used on the same stock Hubs??? > > Never heard of this, then again, never towed anything > > SaabGuy No, "trailer brakes" means brakes that are on the trailer axle(s). Either way, I would not tow more than 1000 lbs behind any SAAB. Trailer brakes or not. -Fred W

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