Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 15:20:46 -0300
From: J Dexter <webmannnopsamdress.org>
Subject: Re: "1,800" '89 9000 CS Turbo


Salutations: "Henrik B." wrote: > > Still, it's NOT an '89 9000 CS. It's either a CC or a CD! > > Absolutely correct, I didn't see it (excuse me, heavy reading on why my turbo might be sputtering) > There's been NO lowering of the body and cage structure in any way! In fact, > Saab has continiously strenghtened the safety in their cars, based on the 50 > years of safety developments (read the book about the 9-5 and you'll know > that the 9-5 is way ahead of even the 9000!). Well, maybe so.. As I usually wait ten years before buying a particular model (like I said - cheap and sassy SAAB's are my bag) - so I'll let you know how they held up then.. :) .. > About the bumpers. Yes, today > they're integrated with the front, but underneath, they're still build the > EXACT same way as they used to be. They've just removed the rubbercover! ;o) > > Cheers! That is really very interesting - but as the local SAAB dealer won't let me crawl around his floor model at any length as I "might damage the display car" - I'll gladly take your word for it.. Whatever the case, I like not having Air Bags and integrated bumpers. It is almost worth writing most cars off instead of repairing or replacing either in the event of a minor altercation in a parking lot.. your pal J dexter http://www.dexterdyne.com/ All tunes, no ads, no news, no weather, no phone in, All the Time..

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