Date: 6 Mar 2003 03:41:44 GMT
Subject: Re: First Time Turbo Buyer

Someone who looks an awful lot like Russell Isbrandt <> wrote: > Thanks to all who responded for the advice. > Bob said: "Turbo's tend to go through a lot of spark plugs (they prefer > every 10K miles) but they are the cheap > ones ($12/set) and you can DIY in 10 minutes. " > Anyone else experience this short of lifespan for the plugs? Not me, I was pretty not-good about them, and did 'em every 50K miles when I thought about them. One set went rather longer than that, was quite eroded, and my performance was just fine. YMMV, and all that. The only thing that's really critical, in my opinion, is those oil changes. > FWIW I've just subscribed to this newsgroup and in the few postings I've > seen I haven't seen much in the way of warrenty and service complaints > particularly for one two or three year old cars unlike another newsgroup > for an American manufactuer. Was this just an unusual period of time or are > Saab owners just happier with their cars? There are a couple of people here who have crappy dealers who don't care about their customers, and are vocally unhappy about it as a result, but there isn't much griping here. We're a pretty well-treated, content group. Dave Hinz

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