Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 22:41:27 +0000 (UTC) From: Craig's C900 Site <c900nospam.apana.org.au> Subject: Re: [Saab_c900] To CV or not to CV - mk 2!
Sleeker GT Phwoar <carl.robsonnospamcing-czechs.com> writes: >In article <cvb9nr$qrb$1nospam.apana.org.au>, one4sunnospam.apana.org.au >says... >> I know about the locking plate since if you look the pic of the caliper >> bolts from underneath you'll see that I hacked the tab of the plate away >> from the bolt head so I could get a 1/2" drive socket over the bolt. I also >> tried a 12" long ring spanner but to no avail. I don't have an air-powered >> tool otherwise I could use it with the right size of 1/2" drive socket and >> that would probably get the job done. >> >I used my impact driver socket on a 2 foot breaker bar to shift the >caliper bolts (yes they were that tight). Once that was done, it was >easy. I didn't have any way to lift the car that far off the ground, so I put it back together and had it fixed professionally late last week. Cost me A$375 in total which was about $150 cheaper than Saab Serve quoted. I've put details on the "http://nospam/~c900/cv.html" page for anyone else in the Sydney area who needs undercar work done on their Saab C900. Regards, Craig. -- Craig's Saab C900 Page --> http://nospam/~c900 Sydney, NSW Australia Craig's Saab C900 Workshop -- For all Saab C900 Enthusiasts world-wide! http://www.nospam.net http://www.nospam c900nospam.apana.org.au Come and explore our site, and check out our web-forums, mailing list, etc.