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Old 08-17-2011, 02:00 PM
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If it was a Subie it would be sold by now. To me!
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Old 08-17-2011, 02:05 PM
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If it was a Subie it would be sold by now. To me!
come awn bill, 30 mpg highway, winter mode transmission, full snows, (it does snow in sweden you know)
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Old 08-17-2011, 04:37 PM
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Is it a tan interior? And just so that I understand, the head has already been done, correct?

What year/model is it? My wife has always wanted a Saab convertible.
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Old 08-17-2011, 04:41 PM
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Nice. Hope she's cheaper to maintain than my last Geliebte.
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Old 08-17-2011, 04:49 PM
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Cool car John, I have always liked the 944's. They are a blast to drive hard and feel great when driven. Super smooth. It looks like you ended up with a super clean one
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:08 PM
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abe - it is a tan interior, but the leather on the drivers side has the typical convertible wear, as in in, well toast. hence the memory foam, sheepskin seat covers. The rear seat needs a seam stitched, also quite common in the convertibles.

timm has already pinged me on it, so you can have seconds.

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Old 08-17-2011, 07:12 PM
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Nice new toy. Congrats
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Old 08-18-2011, 06:21 AM
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that thing is built backwards but, Enjoy it it looks fun with the top down!
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Old 08-18-2011, 07:28 AM
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@marco - I had a 931, a turbo gt to be exact, and the handling of the chassis is unreal. So much less work than a tail wagging 911/964/993. This car is essentially the 968, which I have always wanted since new, but with a different body. While I would love the turbo 968 cab, still stupid money for them, and I really don't need the hp.

What I can't get over is the chassis rigidity with the convertible. I know the mags and pundits all say its worse than the std 944 chassis, but I just don't see that much difference, except maybe in the a pillar area.

it has basically been in storage for the last 10yrs, getting 10k on it in that time frame. It has the usual 944 issues, visor cracked/broken, heater/ac clips need replaced, and the top has to be in manual mode (which is better anyway). It was a dr's wife car, and babied, that's for sure. I have it's entire history as well. Even has the old k40 system in it!

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Old 08-18-2011, 08:05 AM
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that's an awesome pick-up, John, jealous.. I could see doing something like that once we're out of car seat mode.
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