Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 14:58:33 +0100 From: Grunff <grunffnospam.com> Subject: Re: I seem to be a Saab owner again.
John Hudson wrote: > Previous posts have mentioned the longevity of C900's, with a full service > history yours needed a reconditioned engine at 180k miles. Surely with > modern oils this isn't as good as posters suggest? There are lots of reasons why a car might get a recon engine. For instance, in the UK oil changes are rarely done religiously, even less so once a car hits its 5-7th birthday. It is not uncommon to see a 10-12 year old car with 3 year old oil in it. This is bad enough for NA engines, but it's terrible for turbo engines. -- Grunff