Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 08:46:59 PST
From: mojavegnospamveg.lsan.mdsg-pacwest.com (Everett M. Greene)
Subject: Re: Okay, So I'm Dumb.....


"big dom" <jsmith1456nospamo.com> writes: > "Jeremy" <jerem43nospamnet> wrote > > Rachel C. wrote: > >> Stupid. "Why won't my keyless entry work?" New battery in the remote? > >> DUH!! Helps to have the correct batteries. Note to self: Just because > >> it lights up, doesn't mean it works. :) > >> > >> Now, I've found a lovely 1985 Saab for sale ($500) and I love it! > >> Needs work.... We already Have a driveway full of cars.... (anyone > >> need a 1978 Alfa Romeo?) Should I go for it? Man at the SAAB yard says > >> No.... Anyone? > > > > Is it an 8- or 16-valve engine? > > Is it turbo or naturally aspirated? > > > > An 8-v n/a engine has very little power, about 105 hp. I had an 85 8v n/a > > and while it was a cool car, it was slow as a dog. topped out at 75 mph, > > except downhill on i-93. > > yours must have been on it's last legs.. > > 8v n/a about 110-120hp. they're not quick cars but normally do well over > 100mph. I'll second that. Mine will go more than 75 without even breathing hard.

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