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Date: Mon, 28 Jun 1999 01:24:49 GMT
From: Patrick Toomey <ptoomeynopsam.com>
Subject: Re: Advice on 88 9000 turbo purchase


I picked up an '89 9000 turbo two years ago for $6,500 (ripoff), and have had major problems with it. I had it checked out by a Saab mechanic, and had so many "unforseen" problems in the following year. Unless you have a real love affair with this car, I would suggest a more pracital purchase. phineousnopsameja.com wrote: > > I've never owned a Saab and would like more info before I join the > club. I'm looking at a 1988 9000 turbo with 86,000 miles for $3500. > The current owner claims fanatical maintenance. > > In my search of this group it would seem that there are problems with > the auto trans not coping with the power of the engine. Can anyone > give more specific info about the auto trans problem? > > Are there any other particular bugs you can advise me of. I would also > like to know about good sources of parts. The car looks nice and > unique, but I'm afraid of expensive repairs and long waits for parts. > > Your advice is appreciated! > > Brad Rooks > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ > Share what you know. Learn what you don't.

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