Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2004 00:34:29 +0800
From: "Starman" <mail.spamnospamt.net.au>
Subject: Re: Technical question -- cup holders?


"ma_twain" <ma_twainnospamo.com> wrote in message news:41350978.8080408nospamo.com... > madison41 wrote: > >> Just got rid of my Volvo 240 (no cup holders) for a 1992 Saab turbo >> convertible (no cup holders again!). Any suggestions? Does Saab make >> them? >> The generic ones that hang over the door and into the window housing >> don't >> seem to fit. Need a place for my Dunkin Donuts coffee... >> >> > > I still have a 245 - no cup holders. I also have a 1993 900T - no cup > holders. Just my opinion, I don't need them or want them. Two hands are > on the steering wheel when not shifting gears - I don't have a third hand > to hold the cup and drink while driving. Besides, the liquid in the cup > would be flying everywhere - the 245 is a turbo with the manual > transmission and the 900T is an SPG :-) Both cars have stiff suspensions > and the cup would be bounced out of the cup holder, if that didn't do it, > the centrifugal force on the turns would. Besides, no drinks are allowed > in my SPG - it stays clean! Well that doesn't happen because you use a cup lid...Like Macca's give you, or any take -away coffee place, or you have it in a bottle. The Saab cupholders have a rubber inner that holds the cup\bottle tightly, regardless of size. I have never spilt anything in my manual turbo Saab 99 9-5 (with racing suspension) in any of it's three cup holders :) >

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