New production by Skandix. Belt buckle button for Saab 900 and 9000.

New buttons for the seat belt buckle from Saab 900 and 9000

There is always something to do. Classics age with dignity, at best. Some parts become unsightly over the years and through repeated use. Just like the buttons on the belt buckles, which not only wear out, but also

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The Saab 9000 Anna project. An extensive campaign is pending.

A new cylinder head gasket for the Saab 9000

Today there is an extensive campaign for the Saab 9000. The Anna project receives a new cylinder head gasket, all hoses in the engine compartment are replaced. The operation was foreseeable. Because the Saab's engine blog had been slightly oil-damp for several years.

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The Anna project needs new hoses and a little more

Worry youngtimers? Old cars with new hoses.

Summer time is vacation time, is equal to travel time. Perhaps a little less pronounced this year. I can already see the posts in forums and Facebook groups. A Saab stranded on the highway because a radiator hose forced the car to incontinence. Then

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Dents and more. Beauty questions with the Saab 9000.

Beauty questions? Dell doctor and more for the Saab 9000.

There has been a lot going on around the Anna project in recent months. A lot was invested in the Saab 9000. Necessary and less urgent. As is the case with an old car. Let's start with the beauty questions. Since 7 years

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Neckermann headquarters of Egon Eiermann. Note the open stairwell

Saab 9000 meets Neckermann. A Frankfurt city story.

The Neckermann head office on Hanauer Landstrasse is hard to miss. It measures 256 meters in length and 56 in width. The imposing work is one of the three original Frankfurt buildings by architect Egon Eiermann. Except for the Olivetti towers

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The Saab 9000 - matured into a classic

Since the first attempts of the blog the Saab 9000 employs me. In June 2011 there was a presentation, followed by a detailed purchase advice. Is not that all that was to be said? In principle not, because times are changing,

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Climate control in the Saab 9000

Saab 9000, heat and automatic climate control

The automatic climate control of the 9000 was one of the most innovative solutions on the market at the time of its release. The Italians, with Lancia Thema, Alfa 164 and Fiat Croma set in the development on partner Borletti. Saab, on the other hand, teamed up with Alps

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Saab 9000 cockpit with new EDU

Saab 9000 and the EDU

As the days get hotter, the thermometer climbs above 35 degrees. High summer in Germany, and the 9000 is doing really well. While significantly younger vehicles give up in the heat, the old Swedish lady seems unimpressed. That changes in one

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4433810 in the 9000 relay box

Saab 4433801 stories

80 and 90 years, cars often suffer from electronics problems. When a brand from the Cologne area, the wiring harnesses dissolve. At a Bavarian supplier, electronic defects drive the driver crazy. Saab has relatively little to do with it

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Anna 2015

Happy Birthday! Finally 20 years!

Birthday, 20 years, finally ... On March 30th the time had come. The Saab 9000 Anna project and its midnight blue, still nameless relative turned 20. Together they rolled off the assembly line in Trollhättan on the same day, came to Germany, and then parted ways

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Anna project in January 2018

Saab 9000. Driving dynamics or dromedary?

It's autumn now. The Anna Project has a workshop appointment in Frankfurt, the air conditioner licks, which was not so pleasant in summer temperatures. Now also the dampers are exchanged, and at the pickup I'm curious like a little boy,

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Saab 9000, Anna Project

A chassis for the 9k. Saab original or not?

If it were after the mainstream, then you should not get involved in old cars. Digital mobility is coming, electric cars, fully networked, are considered the future. What do you want there with an analog, now 20 years old Saab

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Saab 9000 Anna Project

Saab 9000 Anna Project. Everything will be fine.

If there is general advice on how to deal with youngtimers and classics, then this: never give up! Anna came to us as a nursing case in April 2013. Then stood in the hangar for almost 2 years until we got the

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Saab reopening in Bamberg

Saab reopening in Bamberg

Last Saturday. The sun is shining, just perfect weather in Upper Franconia. Ralf Muckelbauer and his family have invited to Bamberg for the inauguration of their new car dealership. Around 10:30 am I arrive at the new Saab - Subaru location.

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Anna in the winter. The Saab loves snow and ice

Saab youngtimer in winter. A self-experiment (2 / 2)

Anyone who moves an old car should have a certain tolerance and willingness to repair minor defects themselves. A Saab youngtimer also has some surprises in store, especially if it is used in everyday life.

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