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 Post subject: Fitting wedding ribbons
PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:47 am 
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Hi,

Has anybody had any experience fitting wedding ribbons to a 9000 or a classic 900?

I'm using my T16s and 2 Carlssons for my wedding in December.

Thanks Adam.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:59 am 
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On the 9000 they can tie round the bonnnet release in the centre, then in through the doors to tie off on the rear view mirror.

Not sure on the c900 though.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:34 am 
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We tied them to the bonnet release and trapped the other ends in the windows. They went floppy when you opened the doors though, so tying to the mirror or the sun visor sounds better.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:52 am 
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We used the sun visors on the wedding car at my brother's wedding the other week.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:27 am 
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Bonnet release and sunvisors when my old 93 was on wedding duty....

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:26 pm 
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You could thread it through the grille around the central Saab logo and then up to the sun visors or mirror.

Not sure if it's easy to visualise what I mean.

Perhaps something like this instead? (stolen from another thread)

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:38 pm 
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My 9000 on Wedding Duty

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:32 pm 
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This is my car dressed for my big day. She was my actual wedding car not only used to get me there ontime but also transport us both after the ceremony. My bride drove her Scooby sti to the venue too, much to her dads disapproval lol. But a word from the (now) wise, don't try too hard in getting to the church on time as the ribbons aren't keen on dealing with 130mph head winds :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:56 pm 
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Did the wedding thing with my 9-3 as well.

and with my CS Aero back in 1998 for my sister and again in 2000 for a friend.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:12 pm 
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Used bonnet release catch & windows on a 9000.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:13 pm 
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Well the ribbons were successful on Saturday, all 3 cars looked great..........

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:09 pm 
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Congratulations to you both.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:08 pm 
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Thanks Espin :-)

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:36 pm 
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Many congratulations. The cars look great, and so do you both. Nice touch with the Brollie. Is that standard military issue? :lol:

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:07 am 
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Thank you for your kind message.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:18 am 
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Great stuff.

Looks like you and your wife had a lot of fun.

Wishing you all the very best :wink:

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:59 am 
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Thanks :-)

Yes we did have a great day :-)

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:01 pm 
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1985T16s wrote:
Thanks :-)

Yes we did have a great day :-)



Which is the most important part of any wedding.

So many people seem to get stressed out about keeping everyone else happy. Who gives a stuff? It's not their wedding!


Congratulations!

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