Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2003 14:36:28 -0000
From: Skodapilot <>
Subject: Re: info required cheers guys.

In article <b0se8k$sln80$>, spouted forth into > SkodaPilot wrote: > > > How expensive and iddificult a job is a 9k alternator, assuming, if I go > > to look at it, it at least stands a cats chance of passing an MOT. > > It's not as easy as some cars (like say a C900), but still only > 30min max. It's usually the brush/regulator pack, which can be > bought and replaced as a separate unit (at least it can on my > 1987 9k). Tempting then. He says in the ad it has electric everything and working. Now mention of leather interior though > > Really wanted a 900, but if I could get a solid if rough looking 9k for > > that kind of silly money, I would be a fool not to get into it (even > > with the extra clutch change hassle). > > As I said before, 900s are more fun, 9000s are cheaper, > smoother, and more practical. Your pick. On the up side, many of > the parts from the 9000 would be quite usable on a C900, so > after driving it for a while, you could always strip it for parts. I know it's cake and eat it time, but I want stable on the motorway and nimble round the lanes. Guess there has to be a trade off somewhere. -- Carl Robson

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