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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:45 pm 
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Car Model: Saab 93 2007 Facelift 1.9TiD
Hi guys,

I have a fair list of things I'm going to have to replace on my 113,000 miler, and I was looking for a bit of help regarding the shocks on my Saab 9 3 1.9 TiD 16v z19dth.

The car definitely has the sports suspension option.

The list of things I need to replace include the clutch and flywheel (£360 neobros, battery £90 varta, front struts and possibly rear). As the value of this car is low, I don't want to spend too much on it.

I have seen that on eurocarparts/carparts4less, the sachs shocks for a vectra C are much cheaper than those for a saab 9 3. Please see link below:

Over £100 per front strut for saab:

https://www.carparts4less.co.uk/cp4l/c/ ... 0e7&000925

and £55 for the "sports suspension" on a vectra:

https://www.carparts4less.co.uk/cp4l/c/ ... e87&000925

I know the part numbers are different, but these parts numbers I believe are eurocarparts own ones.

Do any of you guys know if the shocks for the vectra are the same as the saab?

Thanks guys!


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:08 pm 
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Car Model: 07 9-3 Convertible Anniversary
I've checked the Sachs online catalogue https://webcat.zf.com and the part numbers are different. My struts have a GM number on which it may be worth using instead of the Saab part number


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