Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 23:05:29 GMT
From: "Walt Kienzle" <>
Subject: Re: RFC Saab Service Manuals

"yaofeng" <> wrote in message > > Richard Sutherland-Smith wrote: >> > >> > Walt Kienzle wrote: >> >> I was browsing the website and noticed that they had a >> >> collection of service manuals for my 1991 9000T >> >> >> >> Has >> >> anyone seen these manuals and able to comment on their value? >> >> >> >> Walt Kienzle >> > >> > These are shop manuals you nromally get from dealers. I have a few >> > different sections. It is cost prohibitive to own a set unless you >> > have your own shop. >> > >> No they are not! I used to buy one section at a time when I needed to >> do a job on my 1987 9000. Some sections cover all 9000s, eg Brakes >> 364521 1985-1996, while other only cover a year or two, eg Electrical >> Systems 337048 is only 1987-1988. >> So I can still use them with my 1996 Aero. >> Much better than Haynes, although I still refer to that at times. >> We only have 3 Saab dealers in New Zealand, so we have to be >> self-sufficient . If I take my car into a local non-Saab garage, at >> least I can give him the service manuals to work from. >> >> -- >> >> Richard & Mary Sutherland-Smith >> 19 Webb Road, Wanganui 5001, NZ > > Yes they are! > > You can get shop manuals, parts from the dealership. Or you can get > them from Eeuroparts. I have talked to them over the phone many times. > > > Tell me who make SAAB shop manuals other than SAAB? > Although there are one or two Saab dealerships within a half-hour drive, I would prefer not to pay their US$100/hour rate, not to mention their triple cost parts prices. Are you saying that the typical US dealership would have these manuals on hand and charge a lower price than eeuorparts or are you saying the manuals aren't worth buying at all? I might be missing your point somewhat. Please clarify. Thank you. Walt

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