Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 19:23:24 -0500
From: "Rod H" <rodhoggnospamnet>
Subject: Re: Two SAAB family again?


"Paul Halliday" <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message news:C231DADB.7E17%pjghnospamyonder.co.uk... > in article 7GNOh.102489$S%2.52323nospamfe06.phx, Rod H at rodhoggnospamnet > wrote on 28/03/2007 01:10: > >> >> "Paul Halliday" <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message >> news:C22F2193.7DEB%pjghnospamyonder.co.uk... >>> 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: > <http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/Tabitha> > > ... 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 > http://saab.go.dyndns.org/ > 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

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