Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2005 02:05:46 -0400
From: "hippo" <johnhnospamam.shoal.net.au>
Subject: Re: 1988 Saab 900 5 speed questions


Keith G wrote: >Where are you located? >If it pops out of gear, the first thing I would check is the motor >mounts. If the engine rocks around too much, it can jerk it out of gear. > Is it a Turbo? They have hydraulic mounts which are more susceptible >to that. The NA cars are not as troublesome, but this can be the >problem. If it is in the tranny, it is a big job. >KeithG On the other hand, if there's nothing else wrong with a car that owes you nothing and you put in a box or rebuild the existing one, you're probably still ahead. A 2nd hand unit with some sort of warranty could cost less than rebuilding yours. If it was me, I'd probably do the clutch at the same time. Cheers

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