Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 20:44:24 -0400
From: "Greg" <recorddudenospamter.net>
Subject: Re: advice wanted - purchasing 1991 900S Turbo convertible


I have a 93 convertible so our models are very similar. I bough mine about 6 months ago with 160K on the clock for $3k. I could not be happier. The trannys are the weak spots on these cars. Mine was completely rebuilt at 120k for $3,800. Ouch I feel sorry for the prior owner. I could have got it done for half that. There was a recall on the convertible top that causes premature wear. The convertible top issue was a "Service Directive." Since it was not a Campaign or a Recall, the repair was only covered while the vehicle was under new car warranty. I checked on the parts prices, they were less than $10 each. It may have already been done, just not correctly. Good luck and I would not hesitate to purchase that car. I would pay to have it checked out for piece of mind. G "MercedesOwner" <deborahrkempnospamo-dot-com.no-spam.invalid> wrote in message news:BtCdnXG9qao_rnbZnZ2dnUVZ_qCdnZ2dnospamnews.com... > I'd like advice on the 1991 Saab 900S Turbo convertible w/manual > trans. What kinds of things should I look for, and what questions > should I ask? Asking price is less than $4k but the car has 170K > miles. Do Saabs generally have a problem with shift linkage? What > problems were unique to the 1991 models? > > Thanks for any advice you can give me! > > DK :!: :?: >

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