Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2001 06:43:17 GMT
From: saabsternopsameja.com
Subject: Re: The Phattest 900


Aren't SPGs turbo? There was no turbo gauge on the dash... In article <rolh6.2085$L35.596226nopsam.uswest.net>, "Eccatfud" <eccatfudnopsamt.net> wrote: > Good chance it was an SPG. They have no markings except the SAAB logo in > the lower left trunk and an emblem on the hood. I have an 88 SPG and not > many cars can catch it. > > <saabsternopsameja.com> wrote in message news:964emh$oc9 $1nopsam1.deja.com... > > - sort of aubergine paint with gold fiberglass body kit > > - front *and* rear crossdrilled rotors > > - slick red aftermarket calipers > > - 16" wheels with Dunlop low-profile tread > > - sport exhaust > > - alarms out the wazoo > > - aftermarket racing pedals, shift knob > > - shiny stuff all over the dash > > - 127,000 km > > > > I saw this beauty in the parking lot at Home Depot in Richmond, BC > > yesterday. From the chrome grill and other features I think it was > > built between '88 and '93. > > > > As I was driving home to Vancouver on the freeway in rush hour traffic, > > guess what pulled up next to me? That's right. We nodded at each other > > and when the traffic cleared over the bridge the race was on. Sixty, 70 > > mph up Vancouver's Knight street, we weaved through traffic as I tried > > keeping up. The damn thing was *too fast*. When we dragged from a > > stop light he was 10 car lengths ahead of me in 6 seconds. But! When I > > earlier peeked in at the interior there was *no turbo gauge* on the > > dash and on the hatch it just said "Saab 900"--just like my 8v, but > > unlike my 900 the letters and numbers were only half as tall as the > > griffon symbol. No 900S, no "16 Valve". Could this have been an 8v like > > mine? Can I make my car as fast as his? From the info I've given, can > > anyone tell me what year this car was, what the engine might've been? > > > > Saabster > > 85 900 8v 5spd > > > > > > Sent via Deja.com > > http://www.deja.com/ > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/

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