Date: Tue, 10 Nov 1998 20:36:38 -0500
From: "thomashi" <>
Subject: Re: Picking up my 1995 900 SE convertible tomorrow...

I wholeheartedly agree with the independant checkout. I came across the perfect '92 with 75K for a very reasonable price. It had all the service records for everything, including 3K oil changes, from a dealer across the state, the interior and exterior were flawless, really as new. It drove great, but an inspection by another dealer revealed a transmission problem and a cracked frame the had been restraightened. Be smart, be careful. Tom Ken Washington wrote in message <>... >The price on the car does seen good, but before I would buy it, I would >have it checked out by a good independent Saabtech. I cannot emphasize >this enough...The place has to be reliable....A fellow Saab owner bought >an 86 900T and had it pre-buy inspected by what was suppose to be a >reliable place...Less than 90 days after he bought the Saab he took it >to another place that I know is very reliable...They found over $3400 >worth of problems with the car...A Saab does not develop that many >problems in less than 90 days unless they were already there...Don't >rely on the dealer who is selling the car, and don't rely on the nearby >Saab dealer...How do you know the dealer selling you the car did not buy >it from the Saab dealer...It is your money, I but I would be real >careful...If the dealer selling you the car won't let you have it >inspected first, then walk... > >Ken Washington >87 9000S >87 900S >83 900T >

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