Originally Posted by vtdave
I had one of those, well...a 2005 9-2x with the 2.0L engine. Yours is better. It is a great, bulletproof car. But, my advice is be very, very careful not to break any Saab-specific parts since availability is iffy at best. For instance, good luck finding a replacement bumper for that car. Also, check whether your car has had the control arm recall done. They rust from the inside out and (sometimes) break.
Do some 06's have aluminum control arms just as there subaru counter parts do? The recall may not be necessary, but someone might know better.