Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 00:29:48 -0700
From: "William Brooks" <>
Subject: Re: Saabs are little bitch cars

A '71 Bavaria was the absolute worst car I ever owned. It blew a head gasket at 86,000 miles despite meticulous maintenance (head bolts torqued every 30k, etc.) After dropping $3,000 for a new head and pistons, the universal joints on the drive shaft went bad. I got that fixed (new shaft--the u-joints aren't replaceable) and sold the car to some other poor soul. And the trailing throttle oversteer on that car could be very "entertaining" with company on board. I know the new BMW's are much better than they used to be, but I've already paid enough to the BMW mechanics. When my '88 9000T isn't fast enough, I just hop into my Cessna 182... Pete <> wrote in message > Riff wrote: > > [...] > > thing is, so far, there hasnt been a bmw that is an OVERALL better car > > than a 900, 9-3. I cant put anything big in a BMW unless its a wagon, > > and they look like a old 240 volvo. > > Wrong. Ever looked at the new 5 series wagon ? Very nice car. I hope > they have an M5 wagon again with the new model. Wouldn't you like you > get your behind wipped by a BMW wagon ? > I owned several (older) 5 and 7 series BMWs, and you CAN carry a lot of > stuff, not only in the wagons. > > > > > the only thing that BMW has that I like is , well I cant think of > > anything, its not like the beemer heads race their cars,90% of them > > never take it to the track or race it > > Probably true. Probably the same for Saab owners. When I take my fun > mobile (Firebird Formula) to the track, I see more BMWs than Saabs, > though. Come to think of it, I NEVER have seen a Saab when I went to a > track. > > > they just want the BMW look. I think that look > > is pretty goofy. > > > Hehe, thanks for the good laugh ! A Saab owner calling BMWs looks goofy > ! > > Pete

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