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by watkins
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Watkins' other Saab
Replies: 39
Views: 866

Re: Watkins' other Saab

So as you may remember from several pages ago, when I bought the wagon it looked like this: https://farm1.staticflickr.com/937/30087132048_9f962e69db_o.jpg I hate that bumper with a firey passion. I think the lower half of the Dame Edna 9-5 front bumper completely ruins and otherwise decent looking ...
by watkins
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Watkins' other Saab
Replies: 39
Views: 866

Re: Watkins' other Saab

That wood went about 4-5 miles and I never got over 30mph. No trailer brakes, and waaaayy overloaded.
by watkins
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Watkins' other Saab
Replies: 39
Views: 866

Re: Watkins' other Saab

I read extensive reviews before my purchase, and all were good. I bought the 1200 lb gross trailer, which leaves me with about 1000 lbs of load capacity. Ive put probably well over double that on it for short trips. Aside from having to pull over to bend up the fenders because they were rubbing, all...
by watkins
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Watkins' other Saab
Replies: 39
Views: 866

Re: Watkins' other Saab

My Harbor Great utility trailer was a freaking miracle bargain at $300 including the decking and hardware I bought for it. I use the crap out of it and have only one complaint after five years: The paint sucks and flakes off fast. Every two years or so I sand it down and repaint as needed. I could d...
by watkins
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Uhh.. Remember Ozzyman? Thats me.
Replies: 5
Views: 213

Re: Uhh.. Remember Ozzyman? Thats me.

Welcome back!

We haven't talked about it otherwise and under no circumstances will I publicly name names, but you're far from the only non-cis person who has been through here.
by watkins
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Watkins' other Saab
Replies: 39
Views: 866

Re: Watkins' other Saab

Her name is Dame Helen Mirren. We in the Saab community refer to these things as Dame Ednas, actually. So anywho, this is probably the most unusual thing Ive done to the Mom Wagon: https://farm1.staticflickr.com/937/43282249194_4167c2e058_o.jpg In addition to the 3" downpipe I picked up, I had a fu...
by watkins
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Watkins' other Saab
Replies: 39
Views: 866

Re: Watkins' other Saab

Dig the kayaks on the roof. I'd have a canoe now if I had a place to store it. Alas, I do not. My 14' canoe is too wide for the racks and too obnoxious to lift that high, so it goes on the trailer if I ever pull it out. Honestly I prefer the kayaks. wait, so you still have blue balls? eye was under...
by watkins
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Watkins' other Saab
Replies: 39
Views: 866

Re: Watkins' other Saab

Rope-Pusher wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:06 pm
Looks like a minus sign inside a dot.
Well damn. Must be a cookies thing. Onward to the next photo hosting site I go, I suppose
by watkins
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Watkins' other Saab
Replies: 39
Views: 866

Watkins' other Saab

Due the the whole photobucket debacle, Ive been too lazy to make this post. Last May(!!) I bought a second crappy old Saab in the form of a 2008 9-5 Aero wagon. Low miles, good service history, and a crappy beat up body. This is how I bought it https://farm1.staticflickr.com/937/30087132048_9f962e69...
by watkins
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54887
Views: 1216043

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Eyed half thought ewed putt the kayaks in ewer utility trailer. Nah. Thats for the canoe, when I bring it. Kayaks always go on the roof https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/WwE1GfAzOT5xcs3CJS621GbqdcA3fE84g6_G1j2H_FigvBxRyXoA0QtobCWZ45u6D9yCgHIo3bJykQcLaDXP0iW8wg5aR60S3ddWVA3IZcKvqPC6n65glcJOy3wnXASGg...
by watkins
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54887
Views: 1216043

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Lets see..... One car, two adults, and two dogs, so I had to fit a lot in without the benefit of folding down the whole rear seat. -Get both kayaks on the roof and secured, including making new coated steel cable bow lines. -Minimize from the four rubbermaid bins we keep everything loose in down to ...
by watkins
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Manuals in the News
Topic: BMW M Committed to Manual Transmissions—for Now
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: BMW M Committed to Manual Transmissions—for Now

FCA has a few. Wrangler, Renegade, Challenger, Rams with the Cummins, and a few of the Fiat and Alfa offerings that I dont know anything about on purpose.
by watkins
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Roll Call. Who's still here?
Replies: 42
Views: 1680

Re: Roll Call. Who's still here?

Im not on constantly, but I do check in every few days. Ive transitioned from being primarily a laptop user to a phone user for my intergoogling. I find forum formatting frustrating on a phone screen, so I just dont log in much.
by watkins
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54887
Views: 1216043

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Every time I nearly finish a project, something gets in the way. My new bumper is just a clear coat or two away from done, but Im spending my day off minimizing and packing camping supplies for a weekend in the woods
by watkins
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: The Photo and Video Gallery
Topic: Just a couple of cars I saw lately
Replies: 1586
Views: 97191

Re: Just a couple of cars I saw lately

Never mind the forward face. The whole vehicle is just unpleasant to look at.