The remote functions are tied to the alarm functions, which is one of the reasons why this particular alarm isn't very good. It's not like modern keyless entry in any way, shape or form. It was foremost an alarm, and locking the doors is a side effect of "arming" the car.
In any case, what turbocon said is correct - the coupes are not wired for remote locking like the convertibles. You'd need to replace the switch in the driver's door with a motor (thus losing central locking) and then wire the chassis accordingly - from the motor back to the lock control unit in the passenger footwell.
It would be every bit as much work to make the Saab Guard system work as a $50 keyless system from SonixElectronix or Crutchfield, and the aftermarket system would have better range, replaceable remotes, and work reliably. I'm really not exaggerating - the Saab Guard system was never very good - just rebranded '80s-era Clarion stuff, which was midrange at best.
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