|23/03/2003 03:48:13||Phil Ross||Help - I've drained the engine oil and the transmission oil
from my (just aquired - first SAAB) 1971 '96 V-4 1700.
Could you tell me what oil to put in the transmission and how much of it - also what is the engine capacity, inc'l filter.
|23/03/2003 23:33:48||Louis||Hi Phil
The 1700 cc (I have one too) has the same sump capacity as the 1500 cc (unless modified) same for the 'box. Howerver I shall check my books and tell you the exact volums...
|24/03/2003 07:42:34||bill rawles||Just in case you are urgently waiting to get back on the road!
Engine inc filter 5.8 imperial pints 3.3 litres
Gearbox 3.0 imperial pints 1.7 litres
|24/03/2003 12:34:20||louis||Bill got there first, I confirm the same volums.
|24/03/2003 20:53:36||jake||phil, how do you know it is a 1.7 how can you tell it is a seventeen hundred does it tell you on the block or is it only on the log book i've seen a 1.3 cologne engine and it looked just the same well it was only in a picture i just wondered are you in the uk? i did'nt think they did a 1.7 in the uk in 1971 anyway all the best jake|