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Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 15:53:06 -0000
From: MeatballTurbo <>
Subject: Re: rats...

In article <buongd$5kj$>, says... > > "MeatballTurbo" <> wrote in message > > > In article <buog81$i4c$>, > > says... > > > My lovely 9-5 has just been written off by the insurance company :-( > <SNIP> > > > > > For the price of a reasonable 9-5 used, you could probably find a good > > 9000 CS Aero in a late model with decent History. > > -- > > The poster formerly known as Skodapilot. > > > > That's a possibility. I've never driven a 9000. > > Trevor > > > I'm a classic 900 owner myself. And while it was in for work, I had a 9000 2 litre LPT as a courtesy. Very nice car (a lot more modern even in basic cloth trim) than my 900. There is talk I've heard that a 9-5 is just a GM'd 9000, so it may not be as different for you. the Aero had the 2.3 FPT engine, and the loverly Recaro leather "Batwing" seats that look more like they came out of a racing car or a good spec Porsche. the LPT I had was loverly and torquey lowdown, something I miss now I'm back in the 900 (full presure turbo with T3 lag). I imagine that a decent Aero with it's Trionic setup, and reasonable turbo should give more power than a good T16 (somewhere arround the 225-235 mark I think). if you like your autos then look for a 2.3 Griffin. Plus getting a decent 9k instead of more basic 9-5 should give you a few quid to cover any insurance needs, and even for a celebratery take away/out meal. -- The poster formerly known as Skodapilot.

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