Date: 6 Feb 1998 23:03:22 GMT
From: "Tune" <>
Subject: Re: Bigtime SAAB group advice needed

Jasper Automotive in Ohio qutes $1500.00 for this transmission remanufactured with a nice warranty. The T-5 transmission in my GMC pickup was remanufactured with a nationwide warranty for $450.00. What am I missing here? Park the shitbox and come back to reality; yupporamma! Esplendito <> wrote in article <>... > > Sean wrote in message <34d57952.0nopsamord>... > >I own a 1980 3-dr 5sp turbo which I bought 4 years ago for $350. Since > >then, I have rebuilt the entire clutch system, put in new brakes, a new > >water pump, a new exhaust system, and replaced countless cosmetic parts. I > >really like the car and believe it has so much character. The problem now > >is that my clutch is going out again, my fuel pump is on it's last leg, and > >when I put the car in reverse it pops out with a loud bang. When I went to > >a local shop, Scandia Autosport, they estimated about $3000 to fix. It has > >come down to the choices of paying to fix my car up or go with a new car... > >I'm stuck... Help, please... > > > Did Scandia Autosport quote $3000 to fix the Reverse problem, or all the > problems. I'm curious because my '86 900 has a more pronounce problem with > reverse, and sometimes in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Obviously the > transmission has a major problem. I called Scandia Autosport and they > estimated between $1800 and $2000 to rebuild the transmission. This has > been the most reasonable estimate so far. I just wish that I had $2000...I > miss my SAAB! > > Steve > > >

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