Date: Tue, 14 Sep 1999 14:12:00 -0500 From: Bossman <mitchvisnopsame-link.com> Subject: Re: 91 900S..Problem child?
Bossman wrote: > > I just got a lead on a '91 900S. $5995 85K > > A couple of things bother me. The original owner had it reached 65K, > this guy has had it two years. > > So where did he put the money? New Tires, Brakes, Exhaust ...so far so > good... > > Injectors? Kinda early for that eh? > > And the real whammy...It is a 5 speed and he replaced the transmission > last year for $3,000 (Don't know if it was rebuilt or if he got a > different one? But!!---it only 75K at that time? Anyway he said it > wouldn't go into first gear and was told that was his only choice. > > Any thoughts? I this a lemon? He paid $11,500 two years ago and said he > has put $6,000+ into it in two years! So he has put $18,000 in a car > and wants to unload it now for a third of that (to get a new Passat). > I offered $5500 and I'm scheduled to visit the SAAB dealer for a shakedown on Thurdsay. Anything I should have them focus upon? BTW, what is the price range for a freon recharge...It need that... Michael Please direct e-mail to both of the following addresses : mitchvisnopsame-link.com mitchvisnopsamnet Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose.