Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 17:35:16 GMT
From: (Kevin Rhodes)
Subject: Re: buy advice 1984 Saab 900 Sport?

In article <Xns93BB901F3FA99zekkyeshawcanopsam4.223.211>, Zekkye <> wrote: The Sport was a "Special Edition" for the Canadian market. Off the top of my head they had the chrome grill instead of painted plastic, and the Minilight style alloys. I think they were to "S" spec, and maybe had the three aux gauge panel in the lower DIN slot. Tail spoiler too, I think. I had the chrome grill from one that I bough from a friend in CA on my 85 Turbo - that grill is rare as hen's teeth in the States, as it was only sold here as a super expensive accessory. Otherwise nothing too different from any other non-turbo 84. Oh, they may well have had the turbo suspension - gas-charged shocks. Kevin Rhodes Westbrook, Maine >Hi folks... > >I'm considering buying an '84 Saab 900 Sport, but I'm having difficulty >figuring out exactly which model this is, as none of the Saab sites I've >found list a 900 Sport for 1984. Does it sound familiar to anyone? > >It's a 5-speed, 3-dr hatch, not sure which engine, but the odo reads >289,000km (kinda high but I understand Saab's are pretty long-lived). > >The asking price is $500 (Canadian)... the exterior is not without >blemishes, but is generally in very good condition for a 20-year old car. >The interior shows more wear, but again, not bad at all for 2 decades. > >Mechanically (I haven't had a chance to check it out yet) the seller >claims all is in good condition except for a vaccum-leak somewhere which >he's not inclined to spend the money to fix, causing uneven idling. > >I've never owned a Saab before, but have always wanted to. Opinions? > >Cheers, >Wade

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