Date: 6 Aug 2002 17:12:58 GMT
From: davehinznopsamcop.net
Subject: Re: SAAB 900 price


Someone who looks an awful lot like MB <anopsamgt; wrote: > Grunff wrote: >> MB wrote: >> >> >> Timing chain changed at this mileage rings *big* alarm bells. Why would >> it need a new chain? >> >> > Timing chains usually need looking at around 90-100k milles - or so I thought? Mine was still fine at 247k miles when I traded in my '88 900T. I seem to recall I changed the tendsioner fairly early on, but I think that was due to a design change on that. > Still, it was done when the engine was out for the head gasket, so was really only the price > of the chain, and no extra labour on a job which was big anyway. OK, so maybe it was a "Since I'm in here..." kind of a thing. Makes sense. Dave

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