Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 00:29:08 +0300
From: "**.**" <the.bombnopsamin.net>
Subject: Re: Saab 9000, money pit?


<wellgatenopsameja.com> wrote in message news:8v0frd$35h$1nopsam1.deja.com... > Tell me about it. I luv my 9000CS but the transmission is on its way > out. 2500+ GBP for new transmission ! So my car with the leather seats, > 200hp engine, CD player etc etc is beyond economical repair... > > If you're gunna buy one and your not technical, make sure you sell it > before you reach the stage I did (160k miles). > Dave > > So in answer to your subject question. Yes. Wy do you need a new one? Most places will re-build it for about 750 quid or one from a scrapyard is around 350. Making your car with the leather seats, 200hp engine, CD player etc etc within economical repair... > > In article <3A12A467.C27EE054nopsameinet.co.uk>, > Tony Smith <investigationsnopsameinet.co.uk> wrote: > > Whilst SAABs tend to be slightly more expensive to repair than the > run of the > > mill auto it should be said that that they do require less repair. > Gearboxes, in > > my experience, tend to be the main problem and they can run > expensive, but as for > > the rest... great car. > > > > POOH GUND wrote: > > > > > Hi; > > > > > > I took my 91 9000 to the mechanic today since it will not start. > He made the > > > comment that 9000's were just money pits. I used to have a 900 for > about 10 > > > years and am recently in this 9000, so I am wondering if other > current or > > > former owners of 9000s found them to be money pits. Thanks > > > > > > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ > Before you buy.

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