Pre-Ring Checks

Had the Saab given a check before heading out to the Saabscene Nurburgring trip. Silver street changed the brake fluid, and checked the car over. All ok. £38

Exhaust section

The exhaust had been a bit ‘blowy’, so it was time for a new centre section. Silver Street motors did the job, as well as fitting my new anti-roll bar bushes. Also got the car MOT’d


Ordered some goodies from Elkparts. Clear side repeaters – the first mod. JR air filter Gliptone Leather Cleaner Gliptone Leather Conditioner NCK BCPR7ES-11 Spark plugs

Clutch Trauma

This was not a happy experience… The car came with a “Warranty Direct” warranty which still had time remaining from when it was bought from the leasing company. Gold Standard Cover… The clutch failed, and I had to get a tow home from a friend. It had been experiencing a funny ‘click’ part-way down the … Read more


Had the original Saab tape deck and radio replaced with something a little more modern. Pioneer head unit and 6 CD changer in the boot. Sounds much better, and 6 CDs is enough for me. Work done very nicely by Trinity In-Car Centre in Tewkesbury.

First Service

Cars first service at Silver Street Motors in Colwall – local garage. Oil and filter including flushing oil New brake pads Cleaning up of left front wiper motor Fuel Filter New brake fluid.

New Saab

My 1992 9000 CD 2.3 FPT is sold. I am now the owner of a 1997 9000 Aero – one of the last Aeros made (probably). Silver, black leather interior, manual. Ideal spec. for me. Completely standard, and I know both of the previous owners of the car, so it has a good history.