Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2003 22:06:20 GMT From: Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> Subject: Re: Well - I wrecked her..
in article opryps9nrsu3ky2rnopsam.eastlink.ca, Dexter J at lamealameadingdongnopsamlamelame.org wrote on 16/11/2003 05:23: > Salutations: > > .... > > A moments silence for a good ride gents. She served us well and passed > quickly and without suffering the inevitable ignominy of the primer bomb > and the rivet gun. > > .... > > Well - the decision was made for me this evening regarding fixing up my > 9000.. I pulled off the curb not seeing a passing truck (just perfectly in > the blind spot behind the pillar) and we torn off the entire front bumper > assembly from the side. Argh! Ouch! > Still running just fine - just not all in the same direction at the same > time as it broke off the forward clips and twisted same considerably.. > > Other than being mortified at myself - no injuries to report at all for > anyone involved.. Glad to hear the Saab did it's last job right :) > Felt like nothing more than a gentle nudge, but as it caught the bumper > from behind and across to the right - it was entirely fatal for 9000 which > ended up looking very much like a lopsided narwhal. > > Cheers to all with a special thanks to the good folks at Scania - mine was > one of the good ones.. I'm having a personal wake as I type. Sad news indeed. Paul 1989 900 Turbo S http://saab.go.dyndns.org/