Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 02:40:02 GMT
From: Nutmegger<>
Subject: Re: How are convertibles in cold climates? says... >> Your wife said no to the Viggen? > >Keeping my options open. I see. >I'm probably going to buy a 3-year old lease >return, and want to have an array of options to watch for. I highly doubt you will have that many options of models. We'll see. > >I'm seriously considering buying it from one of the frequent-auctioners >on eBay, and I also have a standing "Let's check with each other next >May" agreement with another member of this newsgroup. Would you fly out to get a car? > >>> >>>Is the heater able to keep up with sub-zero outside temps? > >> I'm sure, the Saab always puts out great heat and it never hurt your motor to >> keep it cranked. PLUS, you'll have heated seats. > >Ah yes, must turbo-stomp to keep the heater up to warmth. Good excuse, >anyway... I know :) > >>>I would think >>>the heat loss through the convertible top would be worse than the normal >>>roof, but I really don't know. > >> I don't have a convertible, but I'm sure it is much greater. > >Someone posted that it insulated *better*. Time to talk to the dealer, >I think. Do they still publish the "Engineering Features" books for >these cars? I have no idea? It must be somewhere on the web. Even if it *is* insulated better, I bet it is still drafty. ~J~

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