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Gas tank filler hose
The Sonett fuel tank requires a filler hose with bend. This 1.5″ OD 45-degree Gates hose works when trimmed to fit (other diameters and degree bends available).
Input shaft bearing
Differential input shaft ball bearing for all Sonetts (see Saab part 7033335). Bore diameter is 0.984 inches. One per vehicle. Fafnir brand.
Carrier shaft bearing
Differential carrier shaft ball bearing for all Sonetts (see Saab part 7033616 exploded illustration). One per vehicle. Fafnir brand.
Intermediate shaft bearing
Transmission intermediate shaft ball bearing for all Sonetts (see Saab part 7033869 exploded illustration). One per vehicle. Fafnir brand.
Pinion shaft roller bearing
Transmission pinion shaft roller bearing for all Sonetts (see Saab part 7072770 exploded illustration). One per vehicle. SKF brand.
This critical bearing is on the pinion shaft in front of the 4th gear sprocket.
Sonett no parking sign
Saab Sonett (a Sonett III is shown) No Parking — Reserved For Saab Sonett Parking Only aluminum sign measures 12 by 18 inches.
Useful for holding a parking spot, or just fun to display in your garage or work space. Makes a great gift for those Saab fanatics in your life.
UV protected for outdoor use and durability. Also available is a smaller 8 by 12 inch size. Aluminum plate thickness is about 0.2″. Top and bottom pre-drilled mounting holes.
V4 front motor mount
This Anchor brand mount modifies the V4 engine position by lowering it to improve the Sonett’s center of gravity. Popular for racing applications. Fitment may require additional washers to clear the stock starter near the chassis. Requires two per vehicle.
Tie rod end
OCAP tie rod end fits all Sonetts and replaces Saab part number 7372162 as well as the superseded Saab part 7117963. Requires two per vehicle.
V4 distributor cap
This quality Bosch distributor cap fits all Sonetts with the V4 engine (described in Saab assembly 8807687, the cap is superseded by Bosch part number 03010). This cap is a direct bolt-on replacement for Sonett V4 and III models.
V4 electronic ignition
Replace your old mechanical ignition system with an electronic PerTronix 71847V for Bosch 4-cylinder vacuum advance distributors (0231 series). Integrated digital REV limiter with LED feedback for precise RPM setting. Senses startup and increases energy for quicker, easier starting.
V4 water pump
Replacement Meyle water pump fits all Sonetts with the V4 engine and is a direct replacement for Saab part 8810988. Includes seal. Minimum performance 100,000 mile guarantee (see meyle.com for details). Founded by mechanic and racer Wulf Gaertner in 1958, Meyle manufactures a broad range of aftermarket products.
V4 value cover gasket
Replacement Beck Arnley gasket fits all Sonetts with the V4 engine (replaces Saab part number 8811077 with Beck Arnley 036-0701). This gasket is a direct replacement for Sonett V4 and III models matching the OE specifications. Order two for complete engine overhaul.
V4 clutch pressure plate
This quality Sachs pressure plate fits all Sonetts with the V4 engine (Saab part number 8803694 “clutch assembly” superseded by Sachs part number W01331609581SAC). This plate is a direct bolt-on replacement.
Front brake piston seal kit
Piston seal set (Saab part 7849813) is precisely engineered to affordably fix your failed or leaking brake caliper. This kit works on all Sonett models. Manufactured by Centric Parts (SKU 143.90007).
Front brake pads
Rear brake shoe set
Professional Parts Sweden is a quality source for Saab parts. Direct bolt-on replacement for Saab part 7848914 (Sonett V4 and III).
Rear drum brake cylinder
Aftermarket alternative for Saab part number 7328099 common to all Sonett models. Matches OEM specification. Pressure tested with rust prevention coating. Cures rear fluid leaks and sticky drum movements. Order two per wheel.
V4 fan belt
Front shock absorber
Sonett II and V4 front monotube KYB shock absorber has two separate working chambers: an air-free hydraulic piston area for responsiveness and a second high-pressure nitrogen gas area for a comfortable ride during normal driving.
Rear shock absorber
Sonett II and V4 rear monotube KYB shock absorber has two separate working chambers: an air-free hydraulic piston and a second high-pressure nitrogen gas area. Provides 25% more damping control over original Saab shocks.
Back up light
Hood hold down latches
Sold in pairs, these black rubber holds and matching steel plated hardware were used by Saab (part 7404312) on the Sonett II and V4 hood (also a VW part). Latches are about five inches long. Self-aligning and rattle free.
V4 oil filter
This K&N oil filter fits all Sonetts with the V4 engine (Sonett V4 and Sonett III). A one inch exposed nut on the filter top is designed for easy removal. A resin impregnated cellulose filter media allows for higher flow rates while providing outstanding filtration. Originally designed for racing applications but excellent for daily drivers too.
V4 air filter
This air filter fits all Sonetts with the V4 engine (Saab part 8803777: Sonett V4 and Sonett III). The metal cylindrical container measures 4.045″ high with a 3.864″ outer diameter and 2.355″ inside diameter. The filter media is cellulose and can handle 70 CFM. Sold individually (buy two to replace all filters in the V4 engine).
V4 spark plugs (low temp)
The Ford V4 engine installed in the Sonett V4 and Sonett III used Bosch OEM spark plugs in the W***T30 series, where *** specified the heat range from 145 to 225. Four different plugs were used – W145T30, W175T30, W200T30, and W225T30. These Oregon plugs replace W145T30 (low temperature) vintage Bosch plugs. Sold in pairs (buy two pair to replace all plugs in the V4 engine).
Digital tire inflator
Keep your Sonett tires properly inflated with this outstanding digital pump. Helps prevent long-term storage “flat spots”. Plugs into cigarette lighter/12v outlet, not the 120v wall outlet, for easy on-the-road use. Doubles as bright LED emergency torch. Automatic pressure shutoff so you can’t over-inflate tires.
If you garage your Sonett for long periods, this 1.25 amp battery tender is essential. Fully charges any 12-volt battery, maintaining correct storage voltage without any damaging effects often caused by inexpensive trickle chargers. Automatically switches from full to float charge mode.
Roadside assistance kit
Don’t break down without this! Includes jumper cables, reflective warning triangle, yellow safety vest, tow rope, gloves, hammer, seat belt cutter, LED flash light, tape, rain poncho, tire pressure gauge, screwdriver, emergency blanket, and first aid kit.
License plate frames
High quality stainless steel license plate frames with a polished mirror finish. Includes 2 metal frames, 4 chrome plastic screw caps and self-tapping screws, 4 machine screws and washers with a convenient mini screwdriver. Fits all U.S. license plates; the outside frame dimensions are 6 5/16″ x 12 1/4″.
Saab Sonett technical reports
Published by Brooklands Books, an automotive speciality press that concentrates on European cars, this is a curated collection by R.M. Clarke featuring 27 long out-of-print magazine articles from June 1965 to February 1974. Some of these can be gathered up on the web, but it’s very handy to have them all in this attractive 80-page soft cover book.
Saab Sonett Service Log
Sonett Electric Owners Manual
[NOTE: Members can download the digital PDF version free: see Digital Documentation]
Sonett key ring
Old School shop apron
Sonett road bag
Sonett Valuation Guide
[NOTE: Members can download the digital PDF version free: see Digital Documentation]
Saab 96 & V4
The complete history of the Saab 96 and its V4 engine shared by the Saab Sonett. Not directly about the Sonett, but a discussion of the shared technology that made Saab a respected 1960s rally car. This is the Kindle electronic format; a paperback (128 pages) is also available.
Saab Cars: Complete Story
Definitive coverage from Saab historian Lance Cole, this hardcover provides a detailed insight into the company’s story, from the prototype UrSaab in 1946 through the end of production in 2012. Chapter 4 is devoted to the Sonett. Hardcover 240 pages published by Crowood Press UK (2012). Good reading for the Saab fanatic.
1966 Sonett dash jigsaw puzzle
Sonett garage pen
Sonett black t-shirt