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Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 22:44:58 -0400
From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-5 wagon vs. BMW


Goran Larsson wrote: > In article <7bce31ab.0109141050.2a284a51nopsaming.google.com>, > FelixC <felixcctnopsamo.com> wrote: > > > don't think it's as bad as people make out (for one thing it's a lot > > easier to do a handbrake 180 in car which doesn't have the handbrake > > acting on the front wheels!). > > All modern Saabs have the handbrake on the rear wheels. The 1986 model was the last year to have the parking/emergency brake n the front wheel. I had one and this piece of information was lost by the emissions technician. He proudly showed me how he could pull up engine, transmission and emissions information on all vehicles back to the 60s - apparently it did not contain parking brake information. He proceeded to put the front wheels on the rollers and yank up on the parking brake. After stalling the engine three times and making comments on how I must have engine problems, I told where the parking brake was on this car. His reply, "I knew that!" > > > -- > G–ran Larsson Senior Systems Analyst hoh AT approve DOT se

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