Date: 31 Dec 2003 00:53:43 GMT From: enhemanopsamcom (enhema) Subject: Re: Found a 1985 saab 900s.. is it worth the cash?
not a bad price... but with a busted gearbox and high miles it is one repair away from the junkyard... low ball the guy with an offer of $150... you'll be surprised what people will take, when you are still offering more than twice what a junkyard would pay... and as for a non-turbo 900 being better as a 'driver's car' than a MKII Jetta.. thats debatable... now a saab turbo - that's a whole nother story! have fun with whatever beater u buy! Bastar >> I found a 1985 saab 900s with 248,000 on it for about $450 the other day. >> It seemed like a good little car. It kicked right over with a slight >charge >> as it had been sitting, and gave no hesitation when starting or >> accellerating >> I drive 4 miles one way to work and need a beater to get me through >next >> year, or until I get my VW jetta fixed. >> Only problems I found with it were a Slight twitch as it liked to pop out >of >> 2nd gear on occasion, and a leaky top radiator hose(which the seller said >> he'd replace for me.) >> >> Please write back with your comments. They would be most appreciated. >> >> Thanks! >> -Larry >> >> > > > > > > > >