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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:33 am 
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That is spot on!


I try my best.. :)

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:40 am 
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Forgot an engine bay pic...


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:34 pm 
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'salright, I suppose..... :cool:

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:19 am 
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Some wee add-ons..

Saabocus badge


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:52 am 
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Baggsie first chance when you want to sell to fund your queue of waiting restorations.

Looking absolutely stunning. What power are you aiming for?

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:36 am 
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Some wee add-ons..

Saabocus badge

That is the cherry on top :D
Where did you get it from?

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:30 am 
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I found some place on the internet that makes the car badge centre parts and made them up myself..
Done a front and rear..


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:19 am 
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Looks good, Mike! 8)

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:50 am 
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Finally got a new pair of headlight washer covers at a sensible price..
Primed, I had just enough paint left in the tin to paint them..
Fitted them yesterday.. also fitted the badge..


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:52 am 
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Covers and front saabocus badge fitted..

Not much to do now..


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:01 am 
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Wee side to rear pic...


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:18 am 
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It's getting there, when is the MOT?

Looking fantastic.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:52 am 
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Magrew wrote:
It's getting there, when is the MOT?

Looking fantastic.


Got to sort out the running issue 1st Stewart..

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:00 am 
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I have been having some issues with it running, idling, trying to drive out the drive etc and it struggles sometimes..
checked and changed a few items, fpr, ecu, injectors, icv, etc..
Got a fuel pressure gauge fitted and was only 1bar at the rail..
Last night I dropped the tank to check things, found a wee kink or crease in plastic fuel feed pipe so fitted rubber hose and still the same..
Bypassed the intake pump and setup an external one.. straight up to over 2 bar and 3 bar when revs up..
So I'll need to whip the basket out and see whats up inside..


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:31 am 
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Think that's the running issue sorted now..
Had to make a hybrid pump basket with saab and ford parts..
Bypass the ford fuel pressure and driver module and all seems to work ok now..
Road test will confirm..


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:43 am 
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Let it rip :P 8)

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:20 pm 
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Saw it on the metal on Saturday, love it!! Never saw Mike though, he must have heard me coming. :lol:

I hope that is it all sorted now, this needs to be on the road rather than just looking mean.

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Saw it on the metal on Saturday, love it!! Never saw Mike though, he must have heard me coming. :lol:

I hope that is it all sorted now, this needs to be on the road rather than just looking mean.

This is true!! :corn: :corn: :corn: :corn:

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:37 am 
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Sprung a coolant leak after some testing.. (powerlcool 180)
Fitted a new dump valve, oil breather tank..
Not going to be easy getting to leaking hose as they are at the back and on bulkhead, hopefully won't have to tilt or remove the engine..


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:44 pm 
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Will the Saabocus Saga never end? :wall:

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