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Re: OEM & aftermarket eEuroparts - a solution 1 Members Like This Post! (Members Can Like Posts)
Posted by Bill Homer [Email] (more from Bill Homer) on Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:06:41
In Reply to: Re: OEM & aftermarket eEuroparts - a solution, neil dale [Profile/Gallery]
, Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:24:03
The front bushing caps are a known weak point on 9000s; they're made of cast aluminum alloy and will crack on the interior surface where it's hard to see. Abbott Racing in the UK used to make a better version of these (forged steel?) but no longer does. Nick at Genuine SAAB knows about the issue but doesn't have any alternatives - I asked him previously.
I suppose someone could CNC a part out of better material, but there isn't much demand: there are dwindling numbers of 9000s and the newest one is already 20 years old!
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- "OEM parts suppliers", ELaw , Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:56:011
- Re: Orio parts.... OEM & aftermarket, turrbo , Mon, 11 Jun 2018 21:57:05
- PPS is OEM now for some parts..., Jeremy R., Sun, 10 Jun 2018 20:13:09
- URO., Norval99 , Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:14:25
- Interesting..., Justin VanAbrahams , Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:43:21
- Improvements, Norval99 , Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:53:30
- Improvements, Norval99 , Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:51:38
- Re: Interesting..., neil dale , Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:36:57
- Re: Interesting..., RS , Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:08:21
- Re: Orio parts.... OEM & aftermarket, Justin VanAbrahams , Sat, 9 Jun 2018 19:27:50
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