Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 11:12:20 GMT
From: "Al" <>
Subject: Re: Two SAAB family again?

"Rod H" <rodhoggnospamnet> wrote in message news:5ShPh.114089$Ko5.32258nospamfe08.phx... > > "Paul Halliday" <> wrote in message > >> in article 7GNOh.102489$S%2.52323nospamfe06.phx, Rod H at rodhoggnospamnet >> wrote on 28/03/2007 01:10: >> >>> >>> "Paul Halliday" <> wrote in message >>> >>>> Oh boy! I have said in the past that the way to ruin is not through >>>> drink, >>>> or loose women, but by owning more than one SAAB :) >>>> >>>> I picked my car up from my mechanics this evening, following a >>>> mini-service, >>>> and my wife took a particular liking to a shabby black C900 convertible >>>> that >>>> they have tucked away in the corner ready for doing up. The car was >>>> imported >>>> from Singapore a few years ago, so has not suffered the relentless >>>> winters >>>> of road salt that we get here in the UK and they're going to fit an >>>> Aero >>>> body kit, give it a re-spray and damn good "doing up". The price seemed >>>> right, for the finished job, so I think we're going to have to buy it. >>>> >>>> She's talked about nothing else and even named it :) >>>> >>>> I'll have to ring tomorrow and give a more solid confirmation. They >>>> said >>>> they'd give us first refusal, anyway ... >>>> >>>> Ho-hum! Back to no money and two SAABs ... Bliss!!! >> >>> well what did she name it? >> >> Tabitha, since you asked :) >> I'm not sure the car has a feline character, apart from being black and >> we >> have some black cats ... But she likes the name. >> >> Here's some pictures I got today: >> <> >> >> ... Before the re-spray and the Aero kit fitting. >> >> It was very damp and wet today, so a good test for the convertible roof. >> It >> was absolutely bone dry inside. >> >> Paul >> >> 1989 900 Turbo S >> >> > > what year is tabitha? I have a boss that sez he wants a saab just like > mine. but it has to be a convertible. I don't know if I have seen a 1985 > convertible. (there is not that many cars of my era driving around in my > neck of the woods). does anyone know the history of saab convertible. I > know that for a while there were no american companys producing > convertible. I thought it was in the 80's. > > rod Rod, you just managed to inadvertently ask exactly the right guy! Over to you Paul! Al

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