Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2002 10:53:29 +0200
From: "Mark Gerritsma" <magernopsam.nld>
Subject: Re: Engine in the 9-3 sport sedan

"Goran Larsson" <hohnopsamlid.invalid> schreef in bericht >>> It's STILL not an Opel engine! >> >> Maybe my writing wasn't clear enough, but I never said that. > > You clearly did write that they use an Opel engine: > >>>> In an effort to cut costs they now use a modified Opel engine. It > >> In it's roots it's an engine from the GM >> parts bin, but it has been completely 'Saabified'. > > And this makes it an Opel engine? Exact quote: 'In an effort to cut costs they now use a modified Opel engine.' Where does it say they use an Opel engine? It says modified Opel engine. So it isn't an Opel engine anymore. And if GM is in it's right mind, they should never ever make any of their brands use stock parts from the parts bin. Because everytime manafacturers did that it cot them their brand identity. Look at the stir Ford caused by using a ford switch in an Aston Martin DB7. That is simply not done. -- Mager

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