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Author Topic: IT......Lives!.......  (Read 158 times)

Offline dogshome

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IT......Lives!.......
« on: November 22, 2022, 01:55:22 PM »
Trusty Saab still kicking. An injection of new oil, brake clean and an electrostatic charge of timing belt makes the monster...... LIVE!!!  :vrolijk_26:

48MPG, Load capacity of a van, Aero handling and brakes, 400NM and 180BHP. No rocket ship, but raises an eybrow occasionally. She is a bit like "Trigger's Broom" in that most parts have been replaced. But the heart still pulses...

2017, 190,000 miles of which I've done 140,000. 5,500.00 purchase price 9 years ago  :thumbsup:
« Last Edit: November 22, 2022, 02:03:45 PM by dogshome »
肉(r?u)包(bāo)子(zi)打(dǎ)狗(gǒu) (meat+bun(2nd and 3rd)+hit+dog)
* Literally: To hit a dog with a meat-bun.:-O

Offline dogshome

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Re: IT......Lives!.......
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2022, 01:35:53 PM »
15 gallons of engine oil
15 oil filters
12 litres of ATF
3 litres of PS fluid
0.5L brake fluid
7 air filters
2 cabin filters
~2 sets of discs
~4 sets of brake pads
3,200 gallons of fuel :-)
Couple of Poly engine mounts
Poly subframe and rear suspension bushes
Rear shocks and second hand carriers
Front shocks (second hand)
Odd other bushes and brake hard lines
1 swirl flap plug kit
3 cam belt kits
1 wheel bearing
1 set parking brake shoes
1 set glow plugs
1 intercooler, pipes & 1 aircon rad
Only real failure was PS cooler (which took out pump) and then a second PS cooler (which I caught).
I think that's about it?

Original exhaust (!). Original DPF, EGR, crank sensor, rad and everything else. Current market value ~1,000.00. This is what really killed Saab: stone reliability and therefore no new sales  :-\
« Last Edit: November 23, 2022, 01:38:56 PM by dogshome »
肉(r?u)包(bāo)子(zi)打(dǎ)狗(gǒu) (meat+bun(2nd and 3rd)+hit+dog)
* Literally: To hit a dog with a meat-bun.:-O

Offline Justin B.

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Re: IT......Lives!.......
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2022, 12:39:07 PM »
Not bad.  I had a '93 Volvo 240 that was pushing 300K miles when I got rid of it.
Justin B.

2004 BMW R1150RT
1981 R100RT - Summer bike, NEKKID!!!