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Date: 1 Sep 2005 17:26:22 -0700
From: "SmaartAasSaabr" <smaartaassaabrnospaml.com>
Subject: Re: 2005 rims 9-3


A Linear has 15" rims as standard anyway. However, Saab did change the offset parameters on the Sports Sedan new style of 9-3 like you have. While the 2003 was the first year for this model, the convertible stayed on the old platform. So I believe these rims are for an earlier NG900 / 9-3 or 9-5. As a result, they will most likely fit and function. But in Saab's opinion, the offset is important and you should use 2003- 9-3 steel rims which Saab produces and sells through the dealer network, in fact, they have had a "winter tire program" for the past 20 years or so... So your decision. I'd definately see what the original dealer of your car would do for you in getting a set of snowtires.

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