Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 18:42:40 GMT
From: th <>
Subject: Re: Oil filter question C900

saab_o_naut wrote: > Jeremy wrote: >> Anyone know the size of the oil filter on the c900 and the diameter of >> the upper water hose? >> >> I am trying to add oil pressure, oil temp and water sensors to my '86 >> 900T and this company (links at end of post) makes some really cool, >> "painless" adapters that allow quick hook up of standard send units >> without major work. I need the size of the items so i can get the proper >> piece. > > I'm not sure how to specify the filter size. 8-) But I do know that the > casing of the standard oil filter that Saab used until recently (the > blue one) is 74 mm diameter with 15 flats. If you have a spare oil > filter you could take it to a mechanic's workshop and use their tools > to work out the thread diameter. > > The exact same oil filter is used from the Saab 99's right through to > most (but not all) of the post-GM-takeover models including the 9-5's. > How's that for a versatile part! The old-style blue filters are Saab # > 9144445. I don't know what the part number for the new black-coloured > one is. GM # 93186554 on the box and FGP55560202 on the filter A quick digging in my garage results in FRAM PH5550 or MANN W712/38 as possible filters, the latter being a bit shorter. -- th

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