Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 07:26:11 GMT From: Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> Subject: Re: Two SAAB family again?
in article RpfOh.183539$nW6.142406nospamnews.blueyonder.co.uk, Al at alistairdorenospamo.com wrote on 27/03/2007 21:47: > > "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!!! > Congratulations Paul, sorry Debs! Think of my reputation! A black car and a 16V at that! Urgh! It's definitely hers :) Nah, I think it will be loads of fun. It's an auto, but if that gets too problematic, we'll swap the box out for a manual. > We've been running two (of various flavours) for 4 years now, and I can > confirm your thoughts. It doesn't help we've got a couple of ankle biters > too!! This is when we had two ... Happy days :) Happy, impoverished days :) <http://www.pjgh.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/saab/orca/images_slide/020420_orca_bac k.jpg> Paul 1989 900 Turbo S http://saab.go.dyndns.org/