Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 21:07:32 GMT
From: BillJ <billjnopsam9000.removethisspamfilter.com>
Subject: Re: saabnet archives are bullsh*t


I'm sure murphwiz was referring to the Saabnet archive of the "alt.autos.saab" newsgroup, which is not a true representation of what appears here. I too have found people on the Saabnet bulletin boards very helpful and derived great assistance from there. I also like to think I've helped a few people there myself. I don't go there much now, though. If I'm not allowed to direct people to the (hopefully useful) stuff I've written on my website then I'm not going to write it out again. On Sun, 09 Mar 2003 22:44:48 GMT, Ken Washington <kenwashinopsamhlink.net> wrote: >The Saabnet archives are not bullshit. They have saved me a few other a >lot of money. I have an 87 9000S. Recently, I had to replace the A/C >tensioner idler pulley. Thanks to a posting in the Saabnet.com archives, I knew >I could save money by getting P/N 084-06-2-501-109 Idler Pulley from a >BWM dealer for less than $25, including the tax. You can find the Saab >part online for about $40, but I think the dealer list is about $80. > >When I asked the BMW parts guy if he had one in stock, his first >question was where did I get the part number? I told him the internet. >His second question was what is it going on? I told him a Saab. He had >one in stock. Thank you Saabnet.com. > >Ken Washington >87 9000S >87 900S >83 900T > > >BillJ wrote: >> At least the thread mentioning Saabnet censorship made it there. I >> didn't think it would. However, I see that in one of your posts, >> "www.saabnet.com & www.saabnet.com" has become "www.saabnet.com >> & www.saabnet.com". >> >> That's paranoia for you, and it makes me giggle that the post >> complaining of censorship was censored in such an obvious way :) >> >> >> On Sun, 2 Mar 2003 22:02:35 +0000 (UTC), "murphwiz" >> <nutz76nopsamternet.comUHOH!> wrote: >> >> >>>Bet this wont make it in there un-censored.. >>>seems the god that must be obeyed, ol dippy RSVP censors even the archives >>>he keeps on this NG.... >>>Take a look at the NG for links to other sites... now look at 'archived' >>>message on tsn.... >>> >>>twat... >> >> >> http://www.nospam - an online resource for Saab 9000 enthusiasts http://www.nospam - an online resource for Saab 9000 enthusiasts

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