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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:53 pm 
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Location: Wincanton
Car Model: '87 T16 & T5'd C900 saloon
I have a cunning plan that includes a flat fronted C900 4 dr saloon, the engine out of a T16 and the management system off a 9000.

The first ingrediant is this 1987 flat nose.

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Its a very low spec'd car, let me tell you some of the things it does NOT feature;

Sun roof
Cruise control
Electric mirrors
Electric windows
Electric aeiral, or any aerial atall for that matter!
Dash lights
Fuel injection
Radio
16 valves
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Very low spec indeed. However it does feature, very clean interior, retrimmed and very clean head lining, superb gear box due to its low 75k and it is very clean underneath. 3 of the doors have quite bad rust on them which lets it down exterior wise.

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The plan is T16 engine, T5 management, Full 3" JT exhaust, Carlsson alloys, de-chromed, lowered about an inch, post 87 rear handbrake brakes on the back, 9000 front brakes, front mount intercooler (probably 9000 jobby) and I really really want a flat front aero kit

Like this...

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Let the T16-ing begin :)

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:44 pm 
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Interior looks clean 8)

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:45 pm 
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You need to checkout Nathans thread, he is doing the same.

viewtopic.php?f=35&t=100841

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:54 pm 
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Car Model: 99T/C900T16/9k/9-5 tid
It's nice to see another 4 door going down a similar route to mine. What's you plan with the window bright work? I'm planning on changing mine to black.

Nathan

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:01 pm 
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You need to come and see us as we have lots of parts that will help you on your way! 9000 brakes etc! Look forward to seeing it!

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:51 pm 
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Car Model: '87 T16 & T5'd C900 saloon
no doubt I will pop in eventually TR :P

However my need for 9000 parts is hopefully sorted with the arrival of...

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The Trionic donor car :) I will be breaking this, if you need any parts drop me a PM

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:56 pm 
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StuntmanAd wrote:
no doubt I will pop in eventually TR :P

However my need for 9000 parts is hopefully sorted with the arrival of...

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The Trionic donor car :) I will be breaking this, if you need any parts drop me a PM


Is that the one you had up for sale on Retro Rides?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:09 am 
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Car Model: '87 T16 & T5'd C900 saloon
Nope I now have 3 Saabs :P

This is a 1997 9000 I bought off Pie CJ today. My other 9000 is for sale as a whole car in fully working order :)

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:12 am 
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Nope I now have 3 Saabs :P

This is a 1997 9000 I bought off Pie CJ today. My other 9000 is for sale as a whole car in fully working order :)




My mistake :lol:

Should have spotted that it was the same colour, but different wheels.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:53 am 
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Car Model: 9000 Aero......GM900i
This is like an episode of Grand Designs!
What is your budget and how long to you think it will take?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:16 pm 
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Car Model: 9000 Aero......GM900i
Found you the perfect gift

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Saab-900-1-43 ... 51a7d61828

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 1:48 pm 
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Car Model: 99T/C900T16/9k/9-5 tid
Check out this advert mate. Might be good for the aero kit.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:05 pm 
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What advert?! :P

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:28 pm 
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Car Model: '87 T16 & T5'd C900 saloon
A few days before I got Erec my mate bought an e30 316. He's been getting non stop compliments about it but the older cheaper and too most, uglier Saab is the true winner here :P

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I actually prefer the look of the 900 to the E30. The E30s proportions just aren't right for me, however the E34 is one of my favourite cars!

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:31 pm 
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sorry meant to add this link
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=111318

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:50 pm 
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Cheers for thinking of me Nath! :)

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:07 am 
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Location: Gosport, Hampshire
Car Model: 900 T16 2 Door & Cabriolet
Great to see another flat front getting some love. I spent most of my Saturdays last year doing exactly the same upgrades to my 85 2 door.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:20 am 
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Tiff wrote:
Great to see another flat front getting some love. I spent most of my Saturdays last year doing exactly the same upgrades to my 85 2 door.


That looks like it's going to be something special 8)

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:54 am 
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oooh that does look good Tiff. Converted the hubs too I see, what kinda work is involved, I read you need to do a bit of welding on the hand brake lever, where abouts exactly?

I was based in Gosport until last March, we could of played Saabs :P

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:08 pm 
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Tiff wrote:
Great to see another flat front getting some love. I spent most of my Saturdays last year doing exactly the same upgrades to my 85 2 door.


I think this deserves its own project page Tiff, and a lot more info 8)

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