Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 13:27:09 GMT From: wellgatenopsameja.com Subject: Re: Saab 9000, money pit?
In article <8v1tsc$jo4$1nopsamunium.btinternet.com>, "**.**" <the.bombnopsamin.net> wrote: > > <wellgatenopsameja.com> wrote in message news:8v0frd$35h$1nopsam1.deja.com... > > Tell me about it. I luv my 9000CS but the transmission is on its way > > out. 2500+ GBP for new transmission ! So my car with the leather seats, > > 200hp engine, CD player etc etc is beyond economical repair... > > > > If you're gunna buy one and your not technical, make sure you sell it > > before you reach the stage I did (160k miles). > > Dave > > > > So in answer to your subject question. Yes. > > Wy do you need a new one? Most places will re-build it for about 750 quid or > one from a scrapyard is around 350. Making your car with the leather seats, > 200hp engine, CD player etc etc within economical repair... > > > > > In article <3A12A467.C27EE054nopsameinet.co.uk>, > > Tony Smith <investigationsnopsameinet.co.uk> wrote: > > > Whilst SAABs tend to be slightly more expensive to repair than the > > run of the > > > mill auto it should be said that that they do require less repair. > > Gearboxes, in > > > my experience, tend to be the main problem and they can run > > expensive, but as for > > > the rest... great car. > > > > > > POOH GUND wrote: > > > > > > > Hi; > > > > > > > > I took my 91 9000 to the mechanic today since it will not start. > > He made the > > > > comment that 9000's were just money pits. I used to have a 900 for > > about 10 > > > > years and am recently in this 9000, so I am wondering if other > > current or > > > > former owners of 9000s found them to be money pits. Thanks > > > > > > > > > > > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ > > Before you buy. > See my latest post. I'm looking into it. A new gearbox is lunacy, a re- con one, obsession and one rescued from an accident car is enthusiasm. Dave Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Before you buy.