Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 18:53:00 GMT From: "Al" <alistairdorenospamo.com> Subject: Re: Which SAAB?
"ma_twain" <ma_twainnospamo.com> wrote in message news:41EDEDBB.4080706nospamo.com... > Bengt ÷sterdahl wrote: > >> On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 19:27:44 GMT, "Al" <alistairdorenospamo.com> wrote: >> >> >>>I fancy a 93, but the pennies won't stretch, maybe a late NG900XS? (what >>>does NG stand for? I know it refers to the newer GM shape, but what do >>>the letters stand for!) >>> >> >> NG = New Generation; not an official SAAB designation. > > You could say NG means "No Good" :-) We could beat this like a "Found On > Road Dead" FORD. Been there and done that with both a Ford and NG900. > Yeah, loads of those, like "Fix It Again Tony", or for those of us who remember them the Austin Allegro, AKA All rust and agro! (Agro short for Agrivation) I know we've had this conversation before, but our experience of the NG900 is all good (so far!) > >> >> >>>I don't want to get hit with 9000 bills again, so the only alternative is >>>a good C900, but it would have to last me three years without any major >>>rebuilds, on about 10,000miles a year. I used to own a C900 8v, and I do >>>miss her... >>> >> >> C = Classic; also not an official SAAB designation. > Yeah, I'd worked that out, but was thrown by the NG! > Classic may not be official, but it fits! > > >> >> NB: There was (at least in Sweden) a C900 sold with the marking 900C, >> where >> C means Carburator. >> >> /Bengt >> > >