Site News - 11/22 Member of the Year Voting
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 08:36:13 -0500
From: Fred W <>
Subject: Re: SAAB logo on hood

Paul Halliday wrote: > in article 3ZTph.28973$, th at > wrote on 12/01/2007 22:29: > > >>DrNate wrote: >> >>>The SAAB logo on the hood of my car suddenly vanished. I can still see >>>a round metal piece with an imprint of the logo - but it look like >>>plain steel. Is that a sticker of some sort that could have been ripped >>>off by someone? Or is that a metal piece that is glued to the hood? >>>Anyone had similar issues? My suspicion is that it fell off when the >>>car was washed. Can it be replaced? Help appreciated. >>> >> >>The logo problem appeared sometimes during the 90-ies AFAIK when a new >>supplier for the logo was chosen (low cost GM approach?). On my MY1997 >>and 2000 all four logos are already gone, the surface just crack into >>pieces and disappear and most 6-10 year old Saabs that you see have this >>"problem". Don't bother to do anything about it, if Saab doesn't want >>the logo to be seen then why should you care? > > > My old 1988 C900 had this problem ... Fortunately, it was a silver car and > it looked really good IMO :) > Gosh, the GM bean-counters were screwing up the logos back in 1988? Amazing what forethought they had. It amazes me how every little niggling issue with any SAAB is blamed on the GM influence... -- -Fred W

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