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Date: 13 May 2003 15:22:53 GMT
Subject: Re: Engine longevity question

Someone who looks an awful lot like Photogenix <> wrote: > Just curious as to which of Saab's engines i.e. Turbo, non-turbo, Turbo & non-turbo inline 4's can be routinely expected to exceed 200,000 or 300,000 miles. > V6, The V6's timing belts (rubber bands turning the camshafts), and it's non- saab origins, make this "just another decent engine" rather than an exceptional one. > would > generally have the longest lifespan. Which are expected to have the least. > Assuming we a dealing with a well cared for reliable unit. Have a look at this page: give you an idea of what a high-mileage Saab is, and which engines make it. I see that it doesn't list the engine type specifically but some of that can be derived from the year/models. Dave Hinz

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