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PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:55 pm 
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Car Model: C900S LPT Vert, 99 GL, 96 V4,
Excellent work :P Well done.

I have bought the rubber swage line kit. It appears to be very good quality.

Firstly I have to fix the passenger side door which has dropped about 1.5 mm. It will drive me crazy every time I look at it if I don't fix it first :geek:

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:22 pm 
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I have bought the rubber swage line kit. It appears to be very good quality.



I picked one of those up as well, but I went for the 9mm rather than 12mm.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:26 pm 
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Car Model: Saab 99 GL 1983 White
Espin99 wrote:
Stig wrote:
I have bought the rubber swage line kit. It appears to be very good quality.



I picked one of those up as well, but I went for the 9mm rather than 12mm.


Excellent, I’ll look forward to to seeing some photos of your cars. :D

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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2019 7:53 am 
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Car Model: Saab 99 GL 1983 White
A couple of new photos of my 99.. Just been serviced at Malcom Miles Leicester. Needed a couple of gremlins sorting. Now runs really well. :D
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New exhaust fitted too.. Think I need to cut it down a bit..

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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2019 11:16 am 
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Looking good 8) 8)

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PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2019 10:42 pm 
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Car Model: C900S LPT Vert, 99 GL, 96 V4,
:P :P :wink:

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:48 pm 
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Car Model: Saab 99 GL 1983 White
Just spent Sunday afternoon cleaning up the engine bay of my 99.. I’d like to give the engine block a lick of paint... Does anyone know what the blue/green colour used on the GL is? and where I can get my hands on some?

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:43 am 
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This seller has poached one of your photo's to use on their eBay listing.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1981-W-Saab- ... SwokVdLNUD

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:04 pm 
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Very odd!! I’ll get in touch with the seller and have words!!! It’s quite clear its a different car?
Thanks Mal.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:00 pm 
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Spent the day at Oadby Motor Fest.. Parked next to a very nicely restored Saab 96. :D
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:59 am 
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Looking good 8) 8)

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:08 pm 
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Car Model: Saab 99 GL 1983 White
Wanted to do this for awhile... Spot the difference.. 8)
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Think the white lines give the back more character... Saab seemed to take all the nice details off the later 99’s.
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Used one of these.. cost about £3 off eBay. Worked perfectly and gives a really neat factory look line.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:04 pm 
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Looking good and it particularly suits a white 99.

I did the same on a previous 99 I owned, I also did the same on the centre of the front indicator lenses.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:14 pm 
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Yes, did the front indicators too. :D

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:47 am 
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Yes, did the front indicators too. :D


8)

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:49 pm 
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Yes, did the front indicators too. :D


8)

Loving your car Robgcoll it is stunning and your choice of mods/upgrades are fabulous.you are one lucky fella.
congratulations on the acquisition.lang may yer lum reek.

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Lots of really nice, well thought out details.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:54 pm 
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Thanks for the comments! I've wanted a 99 for a long time and I’m thoroughly enjoying making my car just how I want it.. As it's starting to look more and more like a turbo I may have to stick a 16v turbo engine in at some point. :wink: Not sure it's the way to go with such an original and well preserved example though.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:12 pm 
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Hi, great looking car. I have a 1979 99GL and wanting a front spoiler. Where did you track yours down from?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:45 pm 
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Hi, great looking car. I have a 1979 99GL and wanting a front spoiler. Where did you track yours down from?

Thanks


Hi, I managed to get mine from Martin at Jam Saab.. It’s a fibreglass reproduction but seemed very good quality and you wouldn’t know It’s a copy when fitted. The only downside was I had to fabricate my own fittings.


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