Dakota the Dog and the Skip Barber Saab

The Skip Barber Series Saab racer!

We had a great couple of days and got a lot of work done at the museum. Shelly and Bob Nicklay helped, doing many projects around the building both inside and out. Bob also help build a pallet rack and organize parts and books in boxes on to the rack.

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New Visitor Center Coming Soon!

The official start of our new welcome center at the museum! This will be the new welcome area at the Saab Heritage Museum. The wings will house ADA-compliant bathrooms, an office area, and detail bay.   The welcome center will lead right into the main museum. Once completed we will

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Help us add the Skip Barber Series Saab to the museum

We want to ask for your help. Something we have not done is asking people to donate money to help purchase a car. So far, all the money we’ve used to buy cars and things we have, Patti and Tom have been using their own personal money. But this is

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Saabs on Ice!

Recently we were given some wonderful rare home movies from a guy whose uncle owned a Saab dealership in Maine in the early 70s. There’s no sound on these videos, but the video quality is great, and there’s some incredible footage of Saabs ice racing back in the day. That’s

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A Saab Story with a Happy Ending!

Recently we went on a Saab Safari! OK, it was just a quick trip to the Billings, Montana area to pick up a 1972 Saab 96. The current owner bought it to remove the engine for his forklift collection. He decided the car was too nice and needed to be

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Our First Look at the GM Heritage Saabs (2012)

Our Saab Heritage caravan arrived in Fort Dodge on February 14th, 2012. It was a very special Valentine’s Day. It was also nice because a customer of ours from California , Gene Molander and his wife, just happened to be at the shop when we arrived. Gene took lots of

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Dealer’s Choice: Saab model 94 Sonett Super Sport #2

The Saab model 94, Sonett Super Sport, is the “Holy Grail” of Saabs. For those that don’t know, this car is not possible to own, at any price. There were only six made between 1956 and 1957. Most of them are in Europe: Two are owned by the Swedish museum

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The Saab that started it all!

My older brother Tim’s first car was a 1963 Saab GT850.  My dad wanted him to drive a safe, practical, and economical car.  The well built Swede fit that bill.  It became my car after the engine died and sat in the backyard.  Then it became my younger brother Thad’s

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Perfect Storm for SAAB

Sometimes things happen that make little sense. Like the Saab car company going broke so quickly. Knowing many of the people who work for Saab and also many dealer friends it is a hard thing to watch. You cannot help but feel for their pIite. Myself being addicted to Saabs

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