Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2000 15:47:52 GMT
From: jtmavnopsametway.com (JTMav)
Subject: Re: I own 1 of each


On Wed, 22 Mar 2000 14:50:18 GMT, hootspanopsamp.org wrote: I am not aware of any test for the tranny. Saabs uses 2 trannies. All the 9ks were ZF autos. Known to be problematic. My 9k has 125k and the auto has been flawless. The 9-5s use Asien-Warners. These are supposed to be one of the best, used by Lexus and other top shelf cars. If you look at an auto see if its the original, if so the mileage of 75k and up would be a concern. Good luck JTMav >Thanks. When you say watch out for the auto tranny is their any test >you can do to tell if there is a problem with it? Are the V6's coupled >to a GM auto tranny? > > >In article <38d7e543.26912693nopsam.netway.com>, >jtmav wrote: >> On Tue, 21 Mar 2000 17:52:23 GMT, hootspanopsamp.org wrote: >> >> I own a 94 9000 CSE T (125k) and a 00 9-5 Aero with 1300 miles. I am >> the original owner of the 9k and took great care with her and she has >> given my family good service. The 9-5 Aero is a remarkable car. Much >> more refined than my 9k. Faster and the suspension is extraordinary. >> Soft in the straightaways and tight in the twisties. Acceleration is >> superb. Everything about the Aero is quality and well engineered. >> Personally I love the full pressure turbos that is why I own both of >> these vehicles. As far as the difference, it depends which 9-5 you are >> comparing the 2.3 4banger or the 3.0 6. Personally I would only get >> the 4, its a proven Saab engine and with care will give you years of >> service. Check the service records and make sure the car was >> maintained properly. Watch out for heater cores, head gaskets, DI >> cassettes and motor mounts. All problematic with the 9ks. Also auto >> trannys can be tricky. Good luck . >> >> JTMav >> >> 94 9000 CSE T 125k >> 00 9-5 Aero 1300 miles >> >> >I'm interested in buying a late model 9000. Anyone know what the >> >differences are between the last 9000 and the 9-5? For some reason >> >Consumer Reports recommends the 9-5 but doesn't have anything on the >> >9000? >> > >> > >> > >> > >> > >> >-- >> >Ask those who >> >Ask those who >> >.......... >> >......... >> > >> > >> >Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ >> >Before you buy. >> >> JTMav >> Remove the NSP for email >> >-- >Ask those who >Ask those who >.......... >......... > > >Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ >Before you buy. JTMav Remove the NSP for email

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