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With one daughter permanently moved to New Zealand and another one (who doesn't live here, but comes home for car repair) about to move to a newer car, I'm on the verge of thinning the herd from four Saabs to two. That will likely move out the two 9-3 SEs, a '99 and a '00. But if the problem spots on my 9K can't be easily resolved, that may go, and I'll keep a 9-3.
It is strange, after 35 years of mostly Saabs in the yard, but time moves on. Various locals refer to me as the "Saab guy," and there will still be a couple Saabs here for a while, but it is weird to think about not having 4 of the things to think about and tinker with.
This is a month or so away, although the '00 will go within a couple weeks. I'll probably have some parts to sell and will put them in the classifieds once I get stuff sorted. The average mileage of the herd is something like 215K. These are, and have been, such great cars.
But with a couple left I'll still be on TSN, which makes owning these beasts so much easier.
1996 9000 CSE 5 speed (daily driver)
2003 9-5 Linear SportWagon (wife's)
1999 9-3 SE auto (younger daughter's)
2000 9-3 SE 5 speed (elder daughter's)
1984 C900 4 door Base model (RIP)
1995 9000 CS (sold)
1996 9000 CS (RIP)
Posts in this Thread:
- Beginning to thin the herd, Noel , Sun, 24 Jun 2018 08:56:06 <-- Viewing This Message2
- Was at Bar Harbor, ME. SAABs!, Norm9-5, Wed, 27 Jun 2018 18:07:13
- Beginning to thin the herd, Part 2, Noel , Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:08:40
- Ship one to your Daughter in NZ - I'm serious, MI-Roger , Mon, 25 Jun 2018 04:33:58
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