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Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 07:14:20 -0000
From: MeatballTurbo <carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com>
Subject: Re: Well - I wrecked her..


In article <opryrl1zpou3ky2rnopsam.eastlink.ca>, lamealameadingdongnopsamlamelame.org spouted forth into alt.autos.saab... > The only real problem with the SAAB in question will be the price the > current owner (local garage) will let it go for. While I note $8000 as > what I might offer - he is asking considerably (and somewhat > unrealistically) more. It's in good shape - but it's no peach. Moreover - > while I would have spares - not a lot of the fairly expensive stuff bolts > over and it's a darned automatic I've been looking for a 5 speed.. > Dexter, silly question, but is the auto to 5 speed conversion as doable in the 9000 as in the 900 (lot of work but doable)? ISTR that yours was body rough, but mechanically solid? Might be worth converting the pedal box and transmission from yours into the other one, and selling off the Auto box and pedal box from the newer one if it is even remotley likely to make any money, to offset the cost of the conversion. -- Carl Robson (The poster formerly known as Skodapilot) http://www.bouncing-czechs.com

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