Re: Looking at a 97 900TC - Saab NG900 & OG9-3 Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
NG900 & OG93 |
Vintage Models |
Clubs & SOC |
Other Cars |
Books Movies & Music |
Member Photo Galleries |
Member Directory |
*Buddy Registry |
*Mileage Registry |
What's New |
Photo of the Month |
[Main NG900 & OG93 Bulletin Board | Post Followup | BBFAQ ]
[ Prev by Date ] [ Next by Date ] Member Login / Signup [Most Recently Edited Saabnet.com Photo Galleries]
Re: Looking at a 97 900TC
Posted by Justin VanAbrahams [Email] (more from Justin VanAbrahams) on Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:27:04
In Reply to: Looking at a 97 900TC, Steve Schwedland [Profile/Gallery]
, Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:57:45
Unless it's a screaming deal, I would really hold out for a 9-3. Although there are a lot of improvements on the 9-3 that are worthwhile, it's especially true for convertibles. The electric top is difficult to deal with and a bit problematic... the 9-3 went back to sensible hydraulics and is generally more reliable. The '99 is still a T5 car, the '00 a T7 cars - tradeoffs in both directions.
If that's not on the table, it's largely the same as any used car - rust (if that's a concern for you), leaks, performance, squeaks, etc. The engine is of course similar to a 9000. The automatics are reasonably reliable. They are not terribly complicated, very few onerously expensive systems or difficult repairs... except the top, of course.
posted by 12.195.130...
Posts in this Thread:
- Looking at a 97 900TC, Steve Schwedland , Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:57:45
- Sorry, here's better advice, southsaab , Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:57:37
- Re: Looking at a 97 900TC, southsaab , Sat, 14 Apr 2018 10:41:39
- Re: Looking at a 97 900TC yea get a 9-3 instead !, neil dale , Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:09:581
- Re: Looking at a 97 900TC, Justin VanAbrahams, Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:27:04 <-- Viewing This Message
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 184.108.40.206 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!