Date: 20 Jan 2007 06:06:52 -0800
From: "JohnO" <>
Subject: Re: '89 900S

Greg G wrote: > Is it an auto or manual tranny? > > The manual trannys are the weak links in the 900's. Mine went out around > your mileage. Many others have gone out around the 120K mark from what I > have read. > > Have your son really take it easy on the shifting assuming it is a manual. > I shift mine in a slow, almost two part process by pausing in neutral before > going into the next gear. > It's auto. The tranny shifts a little funky, say a little stiffer than it could, but the kid isn't (fortunately) a hard driver. BTW, the foam surrounds on the rear speakers were gone. As in: crumbled and no longer there. :-) -John O

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