Date: Sat, 11 Sep 1999 13:20:37 GMT
Subject: Re: What's the story with the 9-3?

In article <7rb11l$9mr$>, wrote: > > > > (The only irritation is that here in Oregon, the > > State Cops now can require chains, except for all- > > wheel drive vehicles. I put well over 100,000 > > miles on the other Saabs in winter driving > > conditions and NEVER put on chains. It will > > really irritate me when some 22 year old cop > > tells me to put chains on while a new Outback > > just cruises on by. Oh, well, it's worth it.) > > Heh, heh they will never get it. I've had three Saabs and never even > bothered with snow tires. One year it was bad and I put studded snowies > on the front. I also owned a SUV and I hated it. It handled terribly > and was just too top heavy regardless of the 4wd (which I only used a > few times) I was so happy to get rid of it and go into a Saab. > I remember once pulling into a very snowfilled parking lot at a ski area where a guy was struggling with his Jeep. I just pulled in through about 10 inches of new snow, put it is reverse and backed into a parking spot. He stood there staring at me. I popped out of the car and he said, "How did you do that?" I just said, "Saab." He just stood slack jawed as I walked into the lodge. It was a Saab-moment. Sent via Share what you know. Learn what you don't.

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