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Re: Reliability

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Subject: Re: Reliability
From: "Scott McKorkle" <>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 15:26:53 -0700
I've had my Saab 9000 since 1991.  It replaced a 1984 Saab 900 Turbo.  I
owned both since new and neither car has had any major maintenance
problems.  Maybe I'm just lucky, but they sure have been reliable for me. 
They are also fun to drive (for front wheel drive sedans, that is!!)

Scott McKorkle
1978 MGB

> From: Tab Julius <>
> To: Don Walton <>;
> Subject: Re: Reliability
> Date: Friday, August 27, 1999 12:08 PM
> I used to own a Nissan, which was great, and now have a Toyota, which is
> also good.  I just got a Saab 9000, and I've always been a fan of Saabs,
> although I only have had it for a week and was following a dump truck and
> had a rock go through the windshield, but I can't blame that on the
Saab... :)
> We also have a Dodge Caravan, and although I never liked the American
> they are pretty easy to get fixed and generally have not been much
> I'd say my favorites are Nissan and Saab, and for interesting I'd prefer
> Saab, although I must say that a former mechanic of mine told me that
> stands for Something's Almost Always Broken. I can't say they are the
> reliable, but they are my favorite after MGs.  Probably the Nissan or the
> Toyota have been the best for reliability for us.  I took my Nissan to
> miles before I had to get a new engine, and my Toyota Paseo has nearly
> 100k, but it only seems like 30k.  Runs great (although the Paseo model
> itself isn't my favorite).
> - Tab
> At 02:45 PM 8/27/99 -0400, Don Walton wrote:
> >I was wondering what people on the list think is a reliable car besides
> >LBC's.  I think my B's are the most reliable vehicles I have ever owned
> >I ame sure that it is because of their simplicity and the upkeep which I
> >Anyway, I am going to sell my Suburban gas drinker and I will have to
> >another vehicle. Unfortunatly, the SO will not go for the A which I
> >like to have, got to have a/c here in the sunny south, so any ideas?  I
> >think most 90's era cars have no personality and all look the same but I
> >gotta do something......
> >                        
> >                                Don Walton
> >                                73 74 77 B's
> > 
> >
> >
> >

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