Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2006 20:11:30 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: Hatch/boot lid gas struts

in article vl_dh.75629$, Al at wrote on 07/12/2006 19:56: > > "Charles C." <> wrote in message > news:4577f845$0$27102$ >> Hi, >> >> The car is 9000 CSE, year 1997. >> >> Winter is here and the gas struts holding up the hatch are showing their >> age. I got the usual broom handle in the car ;-) >> >> Anyone used after market ones as replacements, e.g. >> >> =1&keywords=4306411&checkbutton=Go >> >> No idea of brand. I might want aftermarket ones if/when I get a price >> from SAAB for an original part but any thoughts are appreciated. >> >> Many thanks >> Charles >> >> -- >> Please remove _removeme_ to reply. > > Charles I have PFS struts on my C900 Aero. They were getting tired and than > I went and fitted a whale tail. Well I didn't, Aeromotive did. That was > it, they refused to work at all, so I got the PFS ones about half the price > of genuine Saab. > > The weight of the whale tail means they don't lift the hatch so much as hold > it in position, but it no longer closes like Madame guillotine!! Me too ... I have a whaletail and I'm perfectly happy with the PFS struts on my C900. Paul 1989 900 Turbo S

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