Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2005 19:53:53 GMT
From: Saab Guy <nothingnospamo.com>
Subject: Re: Thanks for the help ( Could I get the VIN at the DMV??)


On Tue, 02 Aug 2005 20:56:20 +0200 MH <nonospamks.no> wrote: > >How many strips did the 71 have on the side? I don't have a 71 > >brochure, but the 70s all seemed to have two chrome strips. > > Up to 1970 they had one short trim strip over the wheel openings. > http://nospam/the-saab-way/story/picz/42_2.jpg > > In 1971 this was changed to one strip low on the side, extending to a > SAAB badge on the fender > http://nospam/the-saab-way/story/picz/46_1.jpg > > 1971 was also the first year of the 1700 cc engine for the US market (vs > earlier 1500 cc, and still for the rest of the world, up to 1980) > > Looks like your dad's old car was of model year 1971, that means it was > actually built between August 1970 and July 1971 > > -- > MH > '72 97 '77 96 '78 95 '79 96 > '91 900i MH, Thank you, I wonder if I could get the VIN from the DMV and some history on it? That is of course, if I cannot obtain the VIN otherwise (which presumably I cannot) SaabGuy

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