Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2000 01:29:51 -0600
From: Dino <spgdeannopsamst.net>
Subject: Re: Advice about a '94 convertible with a rebuilt tiltle


Dennis are you on crack or something? Get serious. Denis Zerr wrote: > Guys, > > Could you please help me to make a though decision about a car that I would > like to buy. > > The car in question is a gorgeous '94 convertible comemorative edition with > 14500 miles sold for $12500 and I have been dreaming for such a car for > quite a while....so where is the problem? > > This car has been wrecked in 95' and the back has been completely redone by > a the appropriate specialists... so the car went back on the road 18 months > ago. Thus this very low milage which is confirmed by many documents. > > The individual selling this car is in fact the owner of a garage who is > specializing in dismantling Saabs..so all the parts that have replaced the > broken ones where used ones. I have seen the car and drove it for 50 miles > approx and it was handling well. The car had not been running for the last > six weeks so there where some non linear acceleration (apparently the gas > in this car is really old). The aspect of this car is really nice since the > car was repainted 18months ago and has a brand new top. and the garage owner > has accepted to change all engine and trany oil, cooling liquid and fuel > filters. > > Do you think that the mechanics has suffered a lot from not having been > running during three years? What are the risks? > > I have relocated from France to Indianapolis a month a ago and will probably > move back to Europe in three years from now. So I will either bring it back > with me or resell it. In three years from now, do you have an idea if a car > like this with a rebuilt title and around 50000 miles will be easy to sell ? > > Finally, this is really the only classic 900 convertible I have identified > with less than 45000 miles and a reasonable price. Would I be better off > looking for a post 94 convertible? I have impression that that the classic > convertible are more reliable? any comments? > > Lots of questions...thanks for your answers > and by the way if you know of any other classic convertible with low milage > and a manual trany..please let me know > > Cheers Denis

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