Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 17:06:17 GMT
From: David M. Arnold <>
Subject: Re: Looking at a 1995 Saab 900

I've been driving SAABs for 20 years and have this advice to any SAAB newbie, especially if you're going in for a used vehicle: If at all possible, try to locate an independent mechanic with access to used parts. I am very fortunate, where I live (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) we have an independent shop specializing in SAAB & Volvo (emphasis on SAAB) with an ENORMOUS inventory of used parts. This guy has saved my bank account times too numerous to count. --dma In article <7q4r9e$lle$>, wrote: > I've recently been looking to buy a '95 Saab 900 at a local used car > dealer. I am going to have my mechanic look at it since he will deal > with any major repairs. He volunteered that any repairs will be > expensive, on account that there are not many third party parts makers. > The body is in fair shape, the engine has 180,000 miles on it, the > dealer claims it has recently had new brakes and a new muffler about 4 > months ago. I took it for a test drive and it seems to run strong, I > loved the ride. A friend who is a Volvo fanatic says that Saabs are as > good as his Volvos, this is a big deal coming from him. So now my > question: Does anyone have any advice, information, criticism, words of > wisdom, etc. regarding this model Saab. Thanks. > > Sent via > Share what you know. Learn what you don't. > Sent via Share what you know. Learn what you don't.

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