Saab 96 V4 L Super 1977. From 2004 >

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In the spring of 2005 I got an idea: Why not fix the Saab and use it for our company advertising. I suggested the idea to my partners, and it was quickly accepted.

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Dismantling the car was a breeze, since we (my father and I) have done it many times before. There turned out to be quite a bit of welding to be done and ofcourse the complete respray of the car.

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I tested the color on the dash and it looked great.

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The mask and the dash are from some longnose stroker.

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Dash in place. Note the rear view mirror on the dash (as it is in the twostrokers).

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The body mostly painted. As before, I did almost everything with my father (he’s a car mechanic and has a huge amount of experience with the 96). He did the welding and I did the painting.

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The engine compartment I will have to leave for later. It’s such a huge job to strip, clean, paint and assemble again, that I simply don’t have the time.

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I opted for the “clean” look (as I did the first time), so no lists or badges were put back on. And I only put in one rear view mirror, on the drivers side (The rear visibility is practically zero).

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(still in proggress)After the exterior was done, I started to think about doing a new interior, that would match the new color of the car.

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