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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:03 pm 
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Ok I'll go first and I still wince when I think about it! I scrapped a relatively sound 2 door 99 EMS in metallic red because both rear trailing arms had snapped and I couldn't find replacements (it was just before the internet came about) doh! :loco:


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:56 pm 
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Car Model: 96 V4
SAAB 96 Deluxe in the early eighties, failed its MOT on a bit of welding, I couldn't sort the brakes (never been near brakes before or since) so my father and I scrapped it :roll:

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:19 pm 
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Location: East Dorset
Car Model: 9-5 9-3SSx2 Sonett T16S 9000
9000 CS Carlsson.

It ate 3 throttle bodies and an ETS computer.

It had just begun to munch another Throttle body. If I knew then that I could have done a T5 conversion.....


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:42 pm 
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Location: North Essex
Car Model: 900Ruby,vert, 9000, 99, Sonett
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1974 99L in Verona Green... My first Saab

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:44 pm 
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Location: North Essex
Car Model: 900Ruby,vert, 9000, 99, Sonett
Also a 1989 900i that I bought as scrap for the gearbox in the convertible. Had a lot of bits off it, (the doors & bonnet are now on the ruby,) but when we stripped it there was virtually NO rot on it anywhere.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:28 pm 
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Location: Lincoln
Car Model: 9-5 estate 900 8v 95 van
LHD Classic 900 turbo four door in USA spec with 2.1 engine. :wall:


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:35 pm 
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Location: Royal Tunbridge Wells
Car Model: '03 9-5 2.3 Vector Auto Estate
White '96 9000 2.3 FPT Auto. The gearbox was making enough noise to wake the neighbours when I left in the morning, still went well though. My son kindly broke it in my driveway - over about 18 months to the neighbours delight.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:24 am 
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Location: Aberdeen Stavanger Offshore ou Le Giraudet
Car Model: Most of them!
Despite scrapping many over the years I don't regret any as they were all beyond saving

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:49 am 
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Location: Staffordshire
Car Model: 9-5 Aero HOT estate. 03
My old blue 99 not much wrong just front brakes and hand brake. Needed paint but had no rust. My 9000cse which I sold to someone who was going to do wonderful things.... Now showing no tax, no MoT and not sorned so I assume is broken for parts or just scrapped. That was blue as well, bit of a theme there I think.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:56 pm 
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Car Model: 99GL C900i C900SE
Red C900 flat front 7 years ......fortunately l had a couple of them.......but will regret it until my dying day

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:08 pm 
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Location: NETTLEHAM, LINCOLNSHIRE
Car Model: 99GL, Jaguar XF & Fiat 500
9000 Aero in white about 9-10 years ago, engine went bang.

I did not have the time or funds to repair, so it was offered as a whole car as a project initially for £500 before dropping to a couple of hundred.

Zero interest so it ended up being broken and a good shell was weighed in.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:33 pm 
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Car Model: 1993 9000 2.0 cse
scrapped :argh: :argh: :argh:
only 9000 ive had anything to do with scrapping the boot floor was moveable
seaside car rotten as a rotten rotten thing

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:59 pm 
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Car Model: Merc A200d AMG 7sp DCT
Espin99 wrote:
9000 Aero in white about 9-10 years ago, engine went bang.

I did not have the time or funds to repair, so it was offered as a whole car as a project initially for £500 before dropping to a couple of hundred.

Zero interest so it ended up being broken and a good shell was weighed in.


A White 9000 Aero. They really were as rare as hens teeth. Even when new. Yup, shouldn't of scrapped that.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:12 pm 
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Paul Taylor wrote:
Espin99 wrote:
9000 Aero in white about 9-10 years ago, engine went bang.

I did not have the time or funds to repair, so it was offered as a whole car as a project initially for £500 before dropping to a couple of hundred.

Zero interest so it ended up being broken and a good shell was weighed in.


A White 9000 Aero. They really were as rare as hens teeth. Even when new. Yup, shouldn't of scrapped that.


I did not want to, but nobody else wanted to take it on. So it ended up keeping other 9000's on the road.

SAAB Master Tech's own car for much of its life.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:01 pm 
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Espin99 wrote:
9000 Aero in white about 9-10 years ago, engine went bang.

I did not have the time or funds to repair, so it was offered as a whole car as a project initially for £500 before dropping to a couple of hundred.

Zero interest so it ended up being broken and a good shell was weighed in.


I remember trying to buy that, but couldn't get storage or past swmbo at the time, no you should not have binned it


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:08 pm 
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No, but I keep regretting not scrapping the one I've got lol

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:44 pm 
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Car Model: Back in a 9000 #4!
I didn't scrap it, but the next owner (seemingly) - has scrapped my most loved car (having spent a small fortune having the gearbox rebuilt);

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Bloody loved that car.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:19 am 
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Car Model: 95 Aero Turbo4
My 99...

sadly I think my old 2003 9-3 Aero has recently joined Nena, as well as my 2008 DE (nothing wrong with that car..)


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:13 am 
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Car Model: Back in a 9000 #4!
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My 99...

sadly I think my old 2003 9-3 Aero has recently joined Nena, as well as my 2008 DE (nothing wrong with that car..)



Good grief! Surely not your DE! Why on earth would a 2008 car need scrapping (unless engine failure)?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:51 pm 
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brooklands wrote:
welshwizard wrote:
My 99...

sadly I think my old 2003 9-3 Aero has recently joined Nena, as well as my 2008 DE (nothing wrong with that car..)



Good grief! Surely not your DE! Why on earth would a 2008 car need scrapping (unless engine failure)?


I noticed it was for sale for a long time, there have been no tax/MOT according to DVLA since 2017. think the fact it's an auto condemned it, unless it has a new reg


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