A blog about my life with my two SAABs, a '87 900 i Benelux model, and a '96 900 SE Turbo USDM model.
Today is the United States Army's 237th birth day. On 14 June 1775 the Continental Army was established, before the creation of the United States, to meet the demands of the Revolutionary War. In 3 June 1784 the United States Army was officially created by the Congress, and it has its roots on the Continental Army.
Never mind the politics that move the Army and what it does for the United States Government.
I spent a good time this afternoon washing, waxing and detailing the C900. As soon as I finished the light overcast day opened up into a glorious sunny summer day. Time to go for a drive!
Since the car was as clean as it will ever be I didn't want bugs smashing in the glass and paint, I took it easy, drove slow and enjoyed the warm air.
I drove to
This weekend I had a small road trip to my sister's home. She has been living here in Germany for almost 10 years, in the city of Michelstadt, near Frankfurt. Her city is pretty isolated from all Autobahns, so whether I take the highway or the side roads it takes me three hours to get to her home. Frankfurt by comparison is further away but it is much faster to go there because of the Autobahn that goes to it.
Leaving Ansbach I stuck to side roads through most of the trip. These roads
Today I took the car back to the inspection site, where the inspector verified that my back up lights and license plate lights were fixed, then stamped and signed the inspection paperwork. I then waited 45 minutes at our local Army base vehicle registration office, and soon I walked out with German plates.
The French plates were riveted to the car (is there a lot of license plate theft in France?), and I didn't have a drill handy, so I literally taped my new German plates over the French
Originally Posted by rpiereck
My NG900 must be jealous of the C900...
This morning my '96's CEL came on on the way home. I pulled over on the side of the road and the idle was a high, aorund 1500 rpm, but soon dropped to right at 1000. The engine didn't feel any different and I was less than a mile from hme so I drove it there. I connected my OBD bluetooth adapter and read the codes using my Android app, I got:
P0115 - Engine Coolant Temperature Circuit
P0325 - Knock Sensor 1