Date: Sun, 25 Aug 2002 12:48:14 +0100
From: Grunff <grunffnopsam.com>
Subject: Re: '90 900  Manual VS Auto


dmk wrote: > Hey all, > Just found this group, so I've got tons of questions! > > I have a 'classic' '90 900, Embassy Blue, manual trans. I bought this > beauty new and have put everyone of the 103,000 miles on it. > > Now, after 12 years of driving this da*n clutch, I'm considering having > a used or refurbed automatic trans installed. Anyone get into this at > all? Is practical? How should I approach my mechanic without being > laughed out the door? I've done the conversion the other way (auto > manual) twice. It's pretty straightforward, and provided your mechanic is familiar with Saabs, it should be no problem. Having said that, I doubt it would be economically viable to pay someone to do it, since it took me the best part of a weekend on both occasions. Unless you are particularly attached to the car, I'd think about selling it and buying an auto. -- Grunff

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