Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2004 09:43:05 -0500 From: ma_twain <ma_twainnospamo.com> Subject: Re: My "new" saab
Linda wrote: > Hi All > I had 90 9000 a few years back and had to trade it in for an Explorer > for my job. Now 6 years later I am back in the group I am the proud > owner of a beautiful black 2000 9-5 Aero, 5 speed. I picked it up 2 > weeks ago and have been so worried about it getting scratched ect that > I've actually made excuses not to take it shopping. Sunday night I gave > in as long as we parked down away from everyone else. After an hour we > came out to find someone ahd let a cart go barreling down the lot and > smack dab into the side of my car leaving me with 2 small dents. I > havent even made the first payment yet. :( I am thinking I should > have gotten the Jeep. I don't know how the folks with the brand new > cars can take it. People are just plain rotten. Linda > This happens - some people have even gone out their way to pull their keys out and scratch the paint. Partly because of this and partly because Saabs do not retain a high resale value, I buy previously owned Saabs at least 10 years old. Besides, its the only way to buy a Classic 900 now :-) P.S. I learned the hard way as well about shopping carts rolling downhill. The solution is to park on the high side of the parking lot. However, I have seen the plastic carts blown uphill in a high wind.