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by Geoff
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Rally Sweden 2015
Replies: 231
Views: 13143

Re: Rally Sweden 2015

So according to what you posted above from Peter Bakstrom, that car in Clarion livery is this car (presumably after some parts changes and paint) : http://home.ptd.net/~carlsont/temp/DSCN6334.jpg https://www.rally24.com/rally-cars-for-sale/99-turbo-32330.html I got the chance to see it at one of our...
by Geoff
Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Rally Sweden 2015
Replies: 231
Views: 13143

Re: Rally Sweden 2015

Watching the Historic video after the WRC video isn't the best idea. It's amazing how slow a Quattro looks by comparison! I'm sure most of the historic drivers are taking less chances though. Looks like a great time, warm weather and some snow for a change! We had two weeks of this earlier in the wi...
by Geoff
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Photos and Video
Topic: A bit of winter fun in Sweden.
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Re: A bit of winter fun in Sweden.

Nice! There are a lot of similarities between Sweden and New England (and upstate New York in this case)
https://youtu.be/vWEiR6GUSNs?t=158
by Geoff
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: Winter Challenge Rally
Replies: 25
Views: 553

Re: Winter Challenge Rally

Just had a "duuurrr" moment. Pause 30 = 0.3 minutes = 18 seconds (not 30 seconds)
Just one more way to make a mistake!
by Geoff
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: Winter Challenge Rally
Replies: 25
Views: 553

Re: Winter Challenge Rally

A pause is sort of what it sounds like. You may come to a "Pause 30" and find out there's a traffic light. The 30 second pause adds time to wait for the light to change. If you get there and the light is green then you pull through the intersection and pull over and wait 30 seconds. Then g...
by Geoff
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: Winter Challenge Rally
Replies: 25
Views: 553

Re: Winter Challenge Rally

Lots of great memories from that event! We liked the overnight format and haven't tried it since it went to the new schedule. There are places to get beer in Barre at 2AM? If this is your first event, you will get lost (most experienced people will also get lost). Enjoy it and don't stress. Bring a ...
by Geoff
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Projects and Build Threads
Topic: Krizzie's white 900 Aero
Replies: 44
Views: 3627

Re: Krizzie's white 900 Aero

"#9" primaries? cool! Have you had it up to 4400rpm in 5th gear yet? ;)
Can I ask how much it cost to build the custom set?
by Geoff
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: FOR SALE / WANTED
Topic: Craigslist / Fleabay / Blocket.se / Kijiji / Thread
Replies: 1658
Views: 89884

Re: Craigslist / Fleabay / Blocket.se / Kijiji / Thread

Great, just when I start to kick the BaT habit Chip goes and list that for sale. And also this:
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1967-saab-96v4-gt3-racer/
by Geoff
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: Snow tires
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: Snow tires

195/60 and 185/65 are pretty similar diameter. But for a snow tire it isn't really a question of the wall height but more of a question of tire width. A skinnier tire will dig down deeper into the snow and potentially give more traction. Although on pure ice I've seen people successfully ice race wi...
by Geoff
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Projects and Build Threads
Topic: Ducktail spoiler 99/900 hatch
Replies: 8
Views: 616

Re: Ducktail spoiler 99/900 hatch

Still thinking of building some of these?
by Geoff
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: FOR SALE / WANTED
Topic: Craigslist / Fleabay / Blocket.se / Kijiji / Thread
Replies: 1658
Views: 89884

Re: Craigslist / Fleabay / Blocket.se / Kijiji / Thread

Paddan wrote:1978 99 turbo - $33,500 Buy It Now; bidding at $17,200! https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2862804305


Ended at $22,322, Reserve not met!
by Geoff
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: FOR SALE / WANTED
Topic: Craigslist / Fleabay / Blocket.se / Kijiji / Thread
Replies: 1658
Views: 89884

Re: Craigslist / Fleabay / Blocket.se / Kijiji / Thread

From what I can see, its not even correct in many regards. For $150,000 in purported restoration costs, it better be absolutely perfect in every respect. I agree. For that kind of $ it shouldn't have badges, body parts, or headliner from a different model vehicle and things like the carpet and the ...
by Geoff
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: STIG TO DRIVE THE CLARION 99 TURBO
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: STIG TO DRIVE THE CLARION 99 TURBO

Birdie, First, congratulations on being the first and last to post to SAABRALLY between the downtime :thumbsup: I've read though your thread on UKS, that sounds like quite an event! 1000 rally cars in one place? I bet there are barely 1000 rally cars in the US. It's too bad that Stig never got the c...
by Geoff
Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: HAREWOOD HILCLIMB
Replies: 25
Views: 711

Re: HAREWOOD HILCLIMB

I was reading though this thinking, "That's some pretty tough competition in that class. I bet the 99 Turbo could benefit from a weight loss program(me)." Then I saw the bit about the 240 SlowVo service barge and thought, "well if he's thinking about towing with 'The Other Swede' then...

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