Date: Wed, 19 Nov 1997 13:40:17 -0800
From: "Gary L. Stipe" <glstipenopsamcom>
Subject: Re: My New '98 Saab 900 SE -- I got it!!

Congratulations Natalie, Having been a 2 Saab family for over 15 years, we just bought our 5th just prior to returning to the states from a posting in Korea. We got a 97 2.5 v6 900SE. I got back to the states 2 months ago and now have 4k miles on it. My other car is a 95 2.5 v6 900SE. Since the 97 didn't come with a manual tranny option, my wife now refers to "my" car as the "old man mobile." I'm sure you'll have the time of your life with it. Having spent a few years in the Monterey area, I'm sure that you'll be taking Highway 1 south to Big Sur one of these days. It's a glorious drive! I'm curious as to why you need a "Swedish" female name for your car. As they say - "Find your own road!" Gary Stipe El Paso, TX Natalie <> wrote in article <>... > Hi All, > > I picked up my new Saab last night! It is beautiful, IMNSHO. It's > Scarabe Green, tan leather inside, and I had the Walnut dash installed > (looks wonderful). My dealer did a great job of showing me everything > and giving me tips, etc. The car was in pristine condition (I looked it > over everywhere, checked the fit and finish of everything) and really > showed well. I was so paranoid that someone would run into me on the > road. Three weeks ago I was in a 5-car pile-up on the freeway (hence my > need for a new car) and it's been raining and raining here (SF Bay Area) > this week. The car has performed really grip the > road. After my eventful negotiation for this car (see the old posts > titled, "Saab Dealer went ballistic") at another dealership I'm happy it > all worked out. > > Now if I could just figure out a female swedish name for the car, that I > can stomach, so I can give her a proper welcome <vbg>. >

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