Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 03:23:26 GMT From: devil <devilnopsamlobal.net> Subject: Re: SAAB manual or Auto transmission
Bob wrote: > > On Thu, 19 Oct 2000 21:11:17 -0400, "Brian Inniss" > <binnissnopsamotron.ca> wrote: > > > The 5 speed on the new 900 (94-98) uses a cable > >to clutch making it a very heavy pedal action. > > "Real" drivers enjoy a manual clutch :-). Makes us think we're > driving a race car. Just don't expect it to be like a Honda and > you'll be all set. > > Actually, though, the cable system is far simpler - lever=> cable > => clutch vs. Lever => Master cyl => fluid => slave cyl => clutch. > Far fewer parts to wear out or replace. Could be. Still, the hydraulic clutch is very nice. Much nicer, for instance, than the clutch, say, in BMWs 3xx series.