Smell of cooling water - the capricious Saab 9000

What do the Saab 9000 and a Swiss watch have in common? They run precisely and reliably. Almost always. Because the Saab 9000 makes capricious trips in between. The Saab has the winter break in the open air without ...

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Marten defense - we upgrade the Saab 9000!

The story about the terror of the martens, which attacked my Saab 9000 several times, moved many readers. There were emails, pictures and good advice from all over the country. I didn't stand with the problem of fur animals...

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Saab 9000 - Maptun out and back to Saab

Those who have been following the project for a longer period of time have noticed that there were gimmicks with the engine control unit. Actually, the 9000 Anniversary is a 170 hp turbo. The power is nice, the 260 Nm is sufficient but not really...

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Saab 9000 - quirks in the everyday operation of a young timer

As a "daily driver", the 9000 Anniversary is not spared. It has to be able to withstand everything that a modern car has to endure. In plain language: Lantern parking instead of a dry garage, car wash instead of hand washing in the car wash. His status as...

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Cooling water smell and problems with the automatic air conditioning

When a car is a slim 23 years old, it can have a problem from time to time. The smell of cooling water that the Saab 9000 spread in the interior was striking. The cause remained a mystery at first, because...

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When the Volvo is dancing and I have to pick a Saab

Things change. My parking situation, which had been very comfortable for years, has deteriorated dramatically. Where my Saab once stood, Volvo excavators make their rounds. The carport is a thing of the past, the driveway to the small…

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Saab 9000 smells like cooling water - that's not good

The Saab 9000 spent the winter in a dry hangar. Squeezed in by many other Saab, it was a bit tight. Action is now needed in the spring. The 9000 smells like cooling water in the interior, that's not good....

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

There is always something to do. Classics age gracefully, at best. Some parts become unsightly over the years and through repeated use. Just like the buttons on the seat belt buckles, which...

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A new cylinder head gasket for the Saab 9000

Today there is an extensive campaign for the Saab 9000. The Anna project gets a new cylinder head gasket, all hoses in the engine compartment are replaced. The operation was foreseeable. Because the engine blog of the…

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Worry youngtimers? Old cars with new hoses.

Summer time is vacation time, equals travel time. Maybe a little less pronounced this year. I can already see the posts in forums and Facebook groups. A Saab stranded on the Autobahn because a radiator hose cut the car...

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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 original three Frankfurt buildings by the architect Egon…

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