Date: Sat, 13 Sep 1997 23:33:58 -0700
From: Kenneth Hopkins <>
Subject: Re: good buy? '87 900 turbo for only

Heigel wrote: > > I just bought an 87 900 turbo for $1800. All options still workin, > compression is good but a few dents and an oil leak, here in SF > california. A few tell me I got a cool deal, while some say I got myself > a headache. Like my mom, who just told me that it's included in Consumer > Report's used cars to avoid, then wished me "luck". And some others who > said I payed too much. > Me, I'm just concerned about the oil leak. I had it looked at by my > friend mechanic (a little bit qualified), and he said its the oil seal in > the crank shaft/flywheel area. And because of the engine's design, the > engine has to be taken out of the car to fix it. Is this true? If it is, > how much am I lookin at? Of course, I already bought it and theres no > more backin out. > What would you say to these opinionated people if you were me? after 3 months, how is the car holding up? I'm thinking about getting an 88 turbo 900. It looks good, drives ok (a little sluggish in the city, but freeway is ok), I can't see anything wrong with it...yet Kenneth

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