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Date: Sun, 03 May 1998 22:35:29 +0100
From: "Tim Ricketts ,Wales, UK ." <>
Subject: Re: 89 900 turbo

Pipe 777 wrote: > > > Hi all. > I'm new to the saab news group, and have always wanted a 900 turbo. > Right now I am looking at a 89 turbo with about 76000mi on it.What I > need to know is there any problems common to this year saab. The > car will be my daily driver i drive to and from work about 600 to 700mi > a week.My buddy has an 86 900 with 250000mi on but it is a non turbo > model I will use mobil 1 in this car as that's all I use in all my cars I own > a 97 GTI VR6 but need a comuter car. TIAV. > > Gene vw nut soon to be a saaber Look for any evidence of regular oil and filter changes,preferably with good stuff like mobil one.Also check for any transmission whine in 4th/5th whilst coming on and off the gas , if it's noisy ,find any car,as the pinion bearings are on the way out!. Other than that there are no specific problems i'm aware of,but a change of shocks at this mileage is a good idea.I always use sachs,fitted as oe,but only about 25 each from most factors-but always use saab mounting rubbers,not those supplied with the shocks.

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