Date: 20 Jul 2002 19:13:17 -0700
From: sennanopsaming.com (fsbfgvsx)
Subject: Re: What year to buy?


"charles stoyer" <interpexnopsamhlink.net> wrote in message news:<ADlZ8.1049$Kg.276nopsamread1.prod.itd.earthlink.net>... > My 1986 SAAB 900 Turbo 5-speed w/leather seats and sunroof has bad drivers > and Mile Hi says $1,100 to fix it. > > Kelly blue book says after fixing it it would be worth about $1,600. And > then when the A/C goes out (R-12 is now $60/lb)... > > Is 1994 the first year for R-134a refrigerant? > > I was thinking of either a 9000 or another 900 hatchback. Looks like it will > cost around $7,000 or so. I live at 6,300 ft and drive mostly that and > higher elevations so the turbo is a must. So is A/C, 5-speed manual. > > Any years to stay a way from? Some years better than others? Other > suggestions? > > I've had this car for almost 8 years but if it is going to need a lot of > work and money it might be better to replace it with something more modern. > > Thanks, > > Charles. I have a '96 900se. I paid $9,500 for it 15 months ago with 56k miles on it. Apart from the Michelin Pilots and the cd changer not working when I got it the car runs like a friggin' clock.. I even smoked an RSX type R the other day.... WITH the a/c on.

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