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Posted by Name Left Blank (more from Name Left Blank) on Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:38:05 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: 9000 as a Daily Driver, Name Left Blank, Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:06:35
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Reliability is determined by the Previous owners Care and current mileage of the car.
Doubly important with Aeros'.. which in My experiences were largely heavily beaten on by foolish owners bedazzled by their 'extra' 25 hp.

Reliability is entirely based on maintenance/condition and Mileage. Take care in what you purchase.

Increasingly hard to find parts.
All the old reliable sources have vanished.
eEuroparts has reduced it's inventory massively.
Can't even buy a muffler there anymore.
Esaab has a withered parts listing and even of the few still listed, less than 1/3rd are 'available'.
Rock Auto has extensive listings. But there is an ever increasing tide of 'Out of Stock' notices on Many parts.
Then there are ProParts sources.. often falsely claimed as 'Genuine Saab'.. as if.
Typically various versions of substandard chinese copies.
As in; If they work.. replace again next year.
Curiously Ebay (for now at least) can still provide a limited choice of decent parts.
But it takes some careful effort.

Fairly depressing TBH.

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