[NTLK] Cars that should get you automatic membership

Dennis Swaney romad at aol.com
Fri Jan 24 18:28:11 EST 2014


Then just make sure you buy one from BEFORE GM took over SAAB in 1989. I
always wanted Sonnett III with the V4.

BTW, SAAB 9-3 production started up again in September and December 2013,
albeit limited to 1,000 cars since the 9-3 doesn't meet Euro safety rules.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saab_Automobile

Sincerely,
Dennis B. Swaney



On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 2:56 PM, Andrei Chichak <newton at chichak.ca> wrote:

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> On 2014-January-24, at 3:34 PM, Tom Zahm <tpzahm at newted.org> wrote:
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> > I'd like to nominate any Saab.
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> > High quality, different, generally ahead of it's time, and with us no
> more.
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> I really, really want to like SAAB (my brother picked up a Sonnett, way
> cool. And as an electronics/automotive geek I really admire their engine
> electronics), but I really can't get past the connection with GM.
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> The service network here (Canada, where SAABs would just make sense) was
> such crap. You had to go down to your GM dealer and deal with the knuckle
> draggers to get your SAABs and Isuzus fixed. They didn't even know they
> were the network, let alone not knowing what to do with something that
> didn't have a small block LS blah blah blah was. No thanks.
>
> Andrei
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> '62 Morris Mini Traveller w/ 1275 'S engine
> '97 Volvo 855 358,000 km
> '99 VW Golf 130,000 km
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