Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 13:28:53 GMT
From: Retro Bob <uctraingnospamanet.com>
Subject: Re: 2001 9-5 wagon


On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 02:36:45 GMT, "Tim" <tbrooksnospamam.mindspring.com> wrote: >Hello, >i am all but committed to a 2001 Saab 9-5 wagon with 47,000 miles in it, and >with the 4 cylinder linear engine. >it is very clean inside and out. >because of a tire causing road noise, he has cut the price from 15,000 to >14,800. It was 15,900 for a couple of weeks and he didn't get any buyers so >he lowered the price. >had been a lease car prior to this. If it needs tires, a set fully mounted and balance is going to be $350 to $600 for quality tires. So, figure that in. I would have a (independent if possible) Saab mechanic look it over before purchase. People who know Saabs can spot things you won't see. In general they are very reliable and the motors run forever with proper oil changes. But, repairs are not cheap in terms of parts or labor (true of every car now) so spend $100 to find out if the car has issues before you buy. It's cheap insurance on $14,000.

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