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Date: Sun, 14 May 2000 19:18:42 GMT
From: "Ottosync" <ottosyncnopsamail.com>
Subject: Re: NG 900 handling


I have a 97 900 Turbo with the factory sports suspension. Lowered, stiffened with upper tower reinforcements and thicker lower swaybars. Well worth it in my estimation (except for speed bumps). Nicely balanced that allows you to modulate rotation via throttle... if you like driving at 9/10ths like me <grin> alex "Russell Lane" <russellnopsamaone.net> wrote in message news:01bfbade$8582a160$5f389318nopsamne.mediaone.net... > I'm looking at '96 - '98 900s, both the S and the SE. This will be my > first SAAB. > > I drove both cars over the weekend. The turbo was a lot of fun, but I will > probably go with the S, mainly because for the $$$ I have to spend I can > get a very good S, but only a pretty good SE (my budget's $16.5 - $18K US). > Also, the S seemed to have enough juice for my purposes. > > The only negative impression I had from both cars was that the handling was > a little soft. I'm assuming that there are aftermarket parts (shocks, > sways, springs, tires, wheels) available for these cars that will tighten > up the handling. I have a couple of questions: > > o Does anyone have any hands-on experience with any of these? > o Did it improve things? How? > o Any specific suggestions to make? > > Or - > > o Should I just leave well enough alone and drive the car as is? > > Thanks in advance for your thoughts. BTW, I posted this from work as well > through deja, they seem to be having some troubles -- sorry if it shows up > twice. > > Cheers - > >

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