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Re: Interesting 1972 99 for sale on Saabnet
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Posted by Svendog [Email] (#2027) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Svendog) on Fri, 5 May 2017 19:34:48 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: Interesting 1972 99 for sale on Saabnet, DougM [Profile/Gallery] , Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:52:52
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update:
I have boxes and boxes of parts ready to install - from bushings to springs to brakes (although I need rear calipers to rebuild still). I have swapped out the ignition switch so it starts now..

More to do still.

What I need now is a gas tank. The one in there now is too far gone to restore without a significant investment. Any leads would be appreciated as I am not having any luck looking online.

As to the car itself.. it is a weird mix of parts. It was built in 1971 and appears to have been sold as a 1972. If I were to guess, it is either one of the first 72s or so late in the 71 production line that it got some of both product lines. Either way, it's a mutt and I can't wait to get it on the road.

On the to-do list still:
- Replace all of the bushings
- Replace the rear springs
- Replace shocks at all four corners
- Replace the ball joints
- Replace the tie rod ends
- Replace/Rebuild the brake system
- Address the interior
- Address the door locks... they are jammed..

This is turning into a project.... and it's awesome.

So, gas tank.... any leads?

Thank you.

Michael
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