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    Why would you tell me that?

    Why would you tell me that?
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    Hah, I, too, got the email. I swing by on...

    Hah, I, too, got the email. I swing by on occasion, but have spent most of my forum time breaking up fights and banning spammers on the c900 Facebook page.
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    If only...

    If only https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv76csRTeto
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    There's plenty of factors at play, but when I had...

    There's plenty of factors at play, but when I had a 5 speed 2.1L, I averaged 29-30mpg, 33mpg on a trip. It made my 8v n/a, at the time, seem like a thirsty pickup truck. I really do admire the...
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    Emailed you a pdf of the '87 manual! I sold my...

    Emailed you a pdf of the '87 manual! I sold my '85 and '91 cars to my indie, but they are just sitting in his lot... I might be able to snag the audio equipment manuals from them, too, if you want...
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    I'd have had it to you by now, but my scanner is...

    I'd have had it to you by now, but my scanner is fighting me. I feel like I've just been paddling upstream

    edit: I scanned it cover to cover tonight, but somehow it saved as an rtf document...
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    Saab 1986-1987 Clarion Stereo - YouTube...

    Saab 1986-1987 Clarion Stereo - YouTube I can try to make a better one at a better time of day If you like
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    Here we go! Here's the odd thing- the circuit...

    Here we go! Here's the odd thing- the circuit that drives the lcd backlights is dead on this, so I replaced the rest of the bulbs and reassembled, but forgot to put the black plastic frame/filter...
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    Henrik- I have a 1987 Audio Equipment manual now,...

    Henrik- I have a 1987 Audio Equipment manual now, that I can scan and send you tonight. Progress is good on restoring my sound system... only thing I need now is to get the lcd to illuminate, then...
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    Hey, sorry that I haven't been around much, 'have...

    Hey, sorry that I haven't been around much, 'have house projects going on at the same time. Right now I'm trying to get the lcd backlighting working before taking video. ( successfully soldered known...
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    Strange about the red wire. Strangely, I'm buying...

    Strange about the red wire. Strangely, I'm buying an 87 9k, tomorrow, with the audio system intact. I'll be able to further investigate! The c900s aren't going anywhere, I just wanted something to...
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    It didn't seem like you had any examples of...

    It didn't seem like you had any examples of these. I could try to take better pictures if you want. They're the '88 cd player cartridges.
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    In the case of the c900, yes, I agree. I have one...

    In the case of the c900, yes, I agree. I have one of each. Though a big difference is that the parts that make up the slope front (grille, lights, headlight buckets) are very chintzy. Mine's all...
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    851185128513 So you've been wondering about...

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    So you've been wondering about the '86-'87 equalizer. The thing baffles me. What you would think are ground wires don't appear to work as grounds. I've had access to 2 units which...
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    Here are some internal shots of the 88+...

    Here are some internal shots of the 88+ equalizer. As you can see, the pin-out was clearly specified on the pcb.
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    Yep, resurrecting an old thread. I just thought...

    Yep, resurrecting an old thread. I just thought it was amusing that I found this on google, while looking to see if there's a way to retrograde a late 9000 to either the 1st or second revision...
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    I'm self proclaimed spectrum analyzer obsessed...

    I'm self proclaimed spectrum analyzer obsessed and have, through trial and error, figured out most of the pin-out for the 86-87 equalizer (pretty recent- which I'll do a formal write-up here one of...
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    From my end, it'll be fun helping sort things...

    From my end, it'll be fun helping sort things since I eat/sleep/breathe c900s- for countless nights over the past several years, Sam (Euromobile900) and I have discussed the ins and outs of the c900,...
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    I wasn't clear, sorry, but the bracket between...

    I wasn't clear, sorry, but the bracket between the engine mount and body can be installed upside down, which would tilt the engine up slightly- just enough for the distributor to contact the hood....
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    You didn't happen to install the front engine...

    You didn't happen to install the front engine mount upside down, did you? My indie accidentally installed a replacement upside down in my 85, years ago, which ate a few caps and rotors. The metal...
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    For what it's worth, in the US, I've had 2 8v 5...

    For what it's worth, in the US, I've had 2 8v 5 speeds, one, an N/A, got ~19-21 US mpg, my current one, a turbo, seems to be averaging 23-25mpg, mostly highway driving on both accounts. Tuning in...
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    Aside from gentle shifting, I hoon the hell out...

    Aside from gentle shifting, I hoon the hell out of my cars. I brake check tailgaters, gun it through turns, launch over rail road tracks, run the blower and wipers on full speed etc etc. Perhaps, in...
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    You don't have to take more than the radio out to change hvac control lights. : )
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    That c900 was something that the 'geniuses' on...

    That c900 was something that the 'geniuses' on the U.K. "Chop Shop" show made for, iirc, the bass player of Spandau Ballet. Going off memory here, it auctioned off to some guys on a VW forum for 500...
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    http://www.discoverychannel.co.uk/dni-media/mu-12/...

    http://www.discoverychannel.co.uk/dni-media/mu-12/media-6735-15992.jpg
    http://www.discoverychannel.co.uk/dni-media/mu-12/media-6736-15999.jpg

    Mustang/Saab isn't so bad now, is it? : P
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