Date: Sat, 03 Jul 1999 05:41:11 GMT
From: "Bill Woodruff" <wmwoodnopsamnet>
Subject: Re: I need experienced advice!


Go for it. A Camry vs. a 900 will show the difference at 130kph on some twisties. I got to do both, and the difference is real. I put 225K mi on a 82 900 before the turbo went. I put 125K mi on a 9000 and the head never came off. Perfect? no, but I bought a 96 conv. when I moved to CA. They do well in the snow. I'd get a set of snow tires / wheels so that you can have aggressive wide rubber for the summer and small patch winter tires for the snow (don't need them in CA). Bill Jakub <jd2knopsamail.com> wrote in message news:L0af3.20475$Xr4.169516nopsamead02-admin.service.talkway.com... > Everyone, > > I am seriously considering buying a 1995 Saab 900 5 speed with about > 40,000 miles on it. I have heard conflicting reports from friends and > co-workers about the dependability of Saabs and related ownership > costs. I would like input on the following: > - Are Saabs more expensive to repair and maintain? > - Generally, how reliable are they compared to, say, a Toyota Camry? > - Are Saabs a good winter car? > - What's this 'Saab mystique' I hear so much about? > - Should I buy it? Seems like it's in perfect condition, and at a > great price. ($15,500 CDN) > > Any advice would be greatly appreciated. > -- > Posted via Talkway - http://www.talkway.com > Exchange ideas on practically anything (tm). >

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