Date: Sun, 14 Feb 1999 17:23:21 -0500 From: "kwbrewer" <kwbrewernopsams.com> Subject: Re: engine seals replacement?
what are you having done for $1100? DamonP228 wrote in message <19990214123018.26020.00001046nopsam7.aol.com>... >I have a 88 900s 3 door. It has truly been a plaesure owning this car but with >all of the miles that I have put on it lately I have experienced some oil >leaks. This past summer it was leaking oil badly from the rear of the engine, >that was the pulley. Not too bad on repair cost. But the oil leak around the >engine will really cost me. Other than checking the oil regularly and the oil >sopts in the driveway and garage no other bad traits. My 900 has given me 165K >of great road fun but my question is should I go ahead and have the oil gaskets >changed. It will probably cost about $1100.00 including labor. I want to buy >the new 9-5 wagon in a couple of years and just want to keep my 900 running. >Is it worth it to have this work done. There are some benefits, like a clean >engine compartment, clean driveway and garage, the use of higher quality oils >and other but if I will be buying a new Saab in a couple of years is it worth >the investment? Thanks for your replys. > >dp