Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 14:40:32 +0100
From: Elder <>
Subject: Re: 84' 900 Turbo

In article <>, says... >manual or auto? rust? It should be an 8V engine. The heads are prone to >cracking on the exhaust side somewhere. How long ago was the tranny >replaced. Who rebuilt it? Examine closely for rust where the lower right >a-arm bolts to the body. Battery acid can etch and rust this point away. > >The rest is pretty much the same as a '93 and parts are still available. >Keep in mind that you are looking at a 22 year old car, so other things >should be considered such as rubber rot on the suspension bushings and >windshield surround. That said, a friend recently bought an '83T that >looked pretty much as new and drove better than his 88. > >KeithG > >Martin wrote: >> I'm new to Saabs and I'm considering the purchase of an 1984 Saab Turbo. I >> have 200K with meticulous service records. Transmission has been replaced. >> >> Any advice on this purchase? What should I be looking for? What repairs is >> this model know to need etc? >> >> Any help would be greatly appreaciated! >> I had an early 84 T16S. Very good car, but it had solid discs and the front handbrake like the 99, not the later setup like the 9000. Mean't the brakes sometimes felt a little over worked. The handbrake/emergency brake on the front can be a pig for going out of adjustment. -- Carl Robson Audio stream: Homepage:

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