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Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2006 08:38:29 -0400
From: KeithG <>
Subject: Re: 84' 900 Turbo

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! > > Thanks! > >

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