Date: 26 Sep 1998 19:33:08 GMT
From: "Duane Dostie" <ddostienopsamtiernet.net>
Subject: Re: Should I buy a high-mileage Saab?


> A 1985 900s with 134,000 miles for $2,350 OBO. > > A 1988 900s with 170,000 miles for $3,200. > > Both have thorough service records and seem to have been well-maintained. But, > of course, the miles worry me a bit and I do need reliability. Anyone have > experience with high-mileage Saabs who can offer general advice on what > problems to anticipate? > > Mark E. Dixon > Wayne, PA My daily driver, a 92 900 Turbo Convertible just clicked 164,000 miles with no major problems. Original Turbo and engine. I've beat on this car since I realized it would handle it. Regular maintenance is the key. The miles can be deceiving. Look for service records or an "anal" seller. Have any car you're considering looked over by a competant Saab Mechanic. Duane

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