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My RH one has fallen off - just hope it ended up in a ditch rather than embedded in someone's front tyre...

They're ridiculously expensive from Lotus, over 20 quid for each half so a single clamp with VAT will be almost 50 quid!

I vaguely recall somone trying to make their own (maybe PNM?) - anyone know more? Or have you a spare one I can buy?

Thanks,

Neal

May: DON'T hit it with a hammer!

Clarkson: Why?

May: Cause it's the tool of a pikey.

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Hi Neal,

I have heard the clamps are from a Saab but not sure which one 900 turbo maybee.

I did make a clamp for mine using two ordinary u shaped clamps,weld them 180degrees so that the u bolts are opposite to each other ,use a dab of jointing paste the two fluted ends can't move when the u bolts are tightened.

cheers dave

Dave Hopwood

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My RH one has fallen off - just hope it ended up in a ditch rather than embedded in someone's front tyre...

They're ridiculously expensive from Lotus, over 20 quid for each half so a single clamp with VAT will be almost 50 quid!

I vaguely recall somone trying to make their own (maybe PNM?) - anyone know more? Or have you a spare one I can buy?

Thanks,

Neal

Dear Neal

They are identical to a SAAB or Volvo clamp - can't remember which - and you can buy them from motor factors. I'll send you the part number later this evening. I think my last pair cost something like

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They are identical to a SAAB or Volvo clamp - can't remember which - and you can buy them from motor factors. I'll send you the part number later this evening. I think my last pair cost something like

May: DON'T hit it with a hammer!

Clarkson: Why?

May: Cause it's the tool of a pikey.

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Dear Neal

As promised:

Unipart Automative part number VOP32AP

Cost for two clamps i.e. four pieces:

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Excellent, bought the item and it's the right one - original Saab part (the hologram is GM).

I tried Unipart but they didn't find the part number VOP32AP.

So for future reference the information from the ebay ad is:

Saab Exhaust Clamp. (Saab part no 5465950). Fits Saab 900NG and 9-3 model 98 to 03

May: DON'T hit it with a hammer!

Clarkson: Why?

May: Cause it's the tool of a pikey.

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