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    About SaabWorld

    About SaabWorld

    SaabWorld was started in the summer of 2010. There were already several Saab forums/blogs and the aim was to become more than just another forum or blog. SaabWorld is a not-for-profit community owned and run by Saab enthusiasts. We are a global community with members from many different countries where the common language is English. The site is financially supported by a few ads for visitors and we do not accept corporate sponsorship or advertising.

    SaabWorld is the first and largest English site to offer all of these features in one place:

    • Marketplace for selling and buying anything Saab;
    • Garage for sharing pictures and documenting Saabs;
    • Downloads with a large selection of many brochures and technical documentation;
    • Gallery with thousands of member and official Saab images;
    • Forums with Saab, Workshop, Tutorial and Regional sections, Archives with press releases and other Saab documentation;
    • Blogs where members can start a weblog for personal use and share with other enthusiasts;
    • Articles, an active weblog where the SaabWorld moderators and members report on what's happening in the world of Saab.

    For more details and information about SaabWorld:
    http://saabworld.net/f26/welcome-saa...s-members-726/ .
    Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

    Site host DataDock in Europe, managed by 040Hosting
    Contact email info@saabworld.net
    2012 Google Analytics 637,497 Visits - 415,996 Unique Visitors - 1,460,222 Pageviews

    About the site leaders and editorial team
    These site leaders have submitted a profile and picture for this page. A complete list can be found at SaabWorld site leaders.

    Name:  jeffrey_shore_saab.jpg
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Size:  59.4 KB Jeffrey Shore (Burnsside42)

    Jeffrey started working on Saab's when he was 17 when his close friend, also Jeff bought his first Saab - a 1986 c900 Turbo 5 speed. Jeffrey quickly got the bug and bought a 1987 9000 turbo 5 speed and was instantly hooked.

    When he graduated from Automotive Training Center in Exton, PA in 2006 he was already working in a Saab dealership since 2005 in Doylestown, PA. Jeffrey completed all his Saab and GM training required to reach Saab Master Technician status by 2008. In Late 2011 he worked for another Saab dealership in West Chester, PA and stayed there long enough to watch Saab crumble in the hands of GM.

    Needing a fresh start he headed to BMW and learned to repair them in early 2012. Jeffrey and his wife currently own 6 Saab's ranging from 1973 - 2003. They love them all, but wish there was more time in the day to play with them.

    Jeff has future prospects of owning & operating his own independent foreign repair shop when the economy improves enough.

    Location Lansdale, PA, USA
    Education Automotive Training Center, Exton PA - Full Automotive & Diesel
    Employment Shop Foreman - Saab/Used cars
    Current Saab's 03' 9-5 Estate 00' 9-3 Cabrio 95' 9K Super CS 86' 9KT 80' 99 T16 73' 95 Wagon
    Other interests Motorcycles, Camping, Canoeing, Home Repair
    Name:  renato_piereck_saab.jpg
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Size:  36.9 KB Renato Piereck (rpiereck)

    Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Renato moved to Miami, Florida in 1993. Since 1998 he has been a helicopter mechanic with the United States Army, and has been stationed in California, South Korea, Alaska, and Germany.

    Renato has always been a fan of all things mechanic, starting with bicycle repair at 10 years old, graduated to cars at 14, and then helicopters at 23 years old. He loves to drive, works on his own cars, and has owned a variety of cars from Saab, Mercedes-Benz, Subaru, Jeep, Volkswagen, Hyundai and a few more. His automotive interest bounces all over the place from autocrossing, to off roading, Sunday cruising, and long distance driving. In 2011 Renato drove from Alaska to Alabama on a 1995 Saab 900 SE Turbo.

    He is currently living in Germany, where he enjoys driving on Germany's countryside, and spending the summer taking in all the automotive entertainment available, from cars shows and meetings, to museums and classic hillclimb races.

    Location Ansbach, Germany (for now...)
    Education Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Aviation Maintenance Management with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; Senior Leadership Course, US Army Aviation Leadership School, Fort Rucker, Alabama.
    Employment Aviation Quality Control Technical Inspector with US Army
    Current Saab's 2000 Saab 9-5 Aero Combi, and 1987 Saab 900i
    Other interests driving, cars, travelling, photography, learning languages, constructing languages
    Name:  tim_schlose_saab.jpg
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Size:  66.9 KB Tim Schlose (Abarth)

    Tim was born in West Lafayette, Indiana and grew up in Dayton, Ohio. He went to undergraduate school at Bowling Green State University, the US NAVY, and then back to UCLA for post graduate studies. Tim is now living in Chino Hills, California and has a private medical diagnostic practice specialized in neonatal and pediatrics sleep apnea and gastroenterology.

    He has been in love with cars since the mid fifty's when he came across a 'Fuller Brush' catalog with Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa as the backdrop. The bug bit hard and cars have been a passion since. Tim owned and worked on FIAT-Abarth's, Jaguars, Ferrari Dino, Datsun 240Z, FIAT's, Porsche's, Triumph, Nissan 300ZX, Range Rover's, Land Rovers, Ford Capri, Mazda's, Corvette, and of course his latest love SAAB's.

    Moderator: Fiat Cabriolets / SaabWorld
    Co-Founder of the Special Vehicle Team Owner's Club - Southern California Chapter with Galpin Ford
    Founder of the Saleen Mustang Owner's Groupe

    Location Chino Hills, California, USA
    Education Bowling Green State University, US NAVY and UCLA
    Employment Private medical diagnostic practice
    Current Saab's 2007 Saab 9-3 Aero SportCombi
    Other interests Cooking, Fly Fishing, Pens, Watches, Wine , Beer, Whiskey, Books, Basketball, Movies, Writing
    Name:  frank_wulfers_saab.jpg
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Size:  60.6 KB Frank Wulfers (Wulf)

    Passion for any vehicle with an engine started with the first small motorcycle at age 16, first driving lessons at age 18 and continued through owning many different cars, trucks and motorcycles. After high school, education continued at a small automotive technology and business school in the Netherlands in 1987. He finished his college education at Northwood University in Midland, Michigan through an exchange program.

    Frank is originally from the Netherlands, Europe. He moved to the USA permanently in 1994 when he was 27. He has lived in Michigan for most of that time but also in Southern California for a few years.

    The interest and passion for Saab started in 2006 when he was living in California at the time. He test drove a Saab 9-3, went to the Saab dealer a week later and placed an order for a Saab 9-3 through their European Delivery Program. In addition to Saab, he is passionate about anything with an engine and wheels, motor culture and travel. You can find out more on his MotorLife blog.

    Location Boyne City, Michigan, USA
    Education BBA, Automotive Business and Marketing
    Employment IT Manager
    Current Saab 2005 Saab 9-5 Aero SportWagon
    Other interests automotive business, travel, motorcycles, sailing, journalism, hiking, camping, the outdoors

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