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    • Saab + tweed coat with elbow protectors

      37 66.07%
    • VW + flat-billed hat, bro

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    1. Member VadGTI's Avatar
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      09-19-2011 01:35 PM #1
      A fellow TCLer (bwk) is debating between these two vehicles. What say ye, TCL?

      1993 Saab 9000 Aero 5-speed - $2,000

      Our Saab is in excellent condition. The interior has no damage only normal wear and tear. The body has no rust, damage or dents (the rubber trim has faded). The mileage is 150,000 overall but the engine was replaced at 75,000 miles. The engine runs very strong, the brakes are still good, the ignition, DI module, timing belt and pulley are all good, new exhaust system, will just need an AC recharge and a new battery. The car is in excellent shape. We are the 3rd owner and this is a CA car.




      The other choice:

      1995 GTI VR6 - Asking $2,100, willing to take $1,400

      $ 2100 obo or trade throw me an offer. 95 gti vr6 172,815 miles good running condition going to need a tune-up.the car has been sitting in my garage for 4 months. paid $400 for tags going to need smog.

      The car has brand new Brembo rotors, new front bushing,control arms, tie rods, axles, wheel hub and wheel bearing replace. As for aftermarket parts ABT grill and headlights, H&R lowering springs all around, bilstein shocks .

      BAD:does have some dents and dings on the body, strut bushing are no good, window switch dont work sunroof is stuck but works. battery terminal needs to be replace and battery.


      What say ye, TCL?
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      09-19-2011 01:37 PM #2
      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.

      (I voted Saab here)
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      09-19-2011 01:38 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by Jrod511 View Post
      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.

      I LOLed .

      Maybe I should make it a sig?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Jrod511 View Post
      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      09-19-2011 01:40 PM #4
      I wanna change my vote, i clicked on the VW before looking at the picture... dont buy a purple car
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      09-19-2011 01:41 PM #5
      I vote Saab, assuming they have paperwork/verification to back up that motor. I'd offer them less far less than that 2k they are asking.
      I <3 driving.

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      09-19-2011 01:42 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      I LOLed .

      Maybe I should make it a sig?
      Yes, I think I will!

      I just did!
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      09-19-2011 02:22 PM #7
      jesus that mark 3 looks like it was a nuclear war survivor

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      09-19-2011 03:16 PM #8
      Anyone else?
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      09-19-2011 03:20 PM #9
      I like the suck hole on the front of the GTI. But the SAAB has that classic blaaachhh grey color.

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      09-19-2011 03:21 PM #10
      I voted the GTI...because racecar

      On a serious note, I would choose the GTI because they are fairly reliable and simple to work on. Yes, it's an ugly color - but nothing Macco can't fix
      I'm not too familiar with Saabs, but I haven't heard many people use Saab + reliable in same sentence.
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      09-19-2011 04:01 PM #11
      GTI. Seems to be getting harder and harder to find relatively stock MK3 VR6's.

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      09-19-2011 10:31 PM #12
      Leonardo - Team Post-Killing Ninja
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      Quote Originally Posted by Jrod511 View Post
      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      09-19-2011 10:38 PM #13
      i found a saab that i desperately need, 91 900 5spd turbo spg for a smokin deal but someones needs to buy my damn wagon so i can make room for it

      So i'll let you buy it VAD, it's what you want. pm for details...
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      09-19-2011 10:42 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      You know you want that flat-billed hat

      Look at your signature, now back to mine, now back to yours, now back to mine. Sadly, yours isn’t mine.

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      09-19-2011 10:51 PM #15
      keep looking?

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      09-19-2011 11:37 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by BTM View Post
      keep looking?
      I'd say so.
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      09-19-2011 11:51 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      A fellow TCLer (bwk) is debating between these two vehicles. What say ye, TCL?

      What say ye, TCL?
      I've always thought of my Aero as the best VW I've ever had. Fast, great driver feedback, incredible utility, and straightforward to work on. Parts prices are probably less than that VR6 GTI.

      I personally wouldn't get a 93 as it was a true crossover year and might make for some headaches here and there.

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      09-20-2011 12:09 AM #18
      I voted for the Saab, but would have voted "none of the above" if the option were available. That Saab in particular (aero) is a really nice car and underestimated my opinion. A friend of mine daily drives a modified example, and I haven't heard anything bad about it yet... then again, he owns his own shop.

    19. 09-20-2011 12:28 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by 89VWdieselGolf View Post
      I wanna change my vote, i clicked on the VW before looking at the picture... dont buy a VW
      FTFY. Buy the Saab!
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      what's the retail on that?
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      Just about what you can afford pal, Porsche.

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      09-20-2011 12:58 AM #20
      god that abt grille is awful.
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      09-20-2011 01:33 AM #21
      That really is a toughy. 172, 000+ On a VR? You know the MKIII is the New MKII right?

      That Saab has had a motor replaced at 75,000 miles? Doesn't seem as if that is a good sign, unless the owner just had a major bonehead moment and torched a motor.

      I would say NOTA.
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      09-20-2011 03:01 AM #22
      I'm a bit leery of the 93 Aeros, as DD stated above that's a crossover year and many if not most have the dreaded TCS system.

      If it doesn't, that's a quick car with some of the best seats ever installed in a car, that is still fast, and will easily haul 4 people in comfort + a ton of stuff.

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      09-20-2011 09:44 AM #23
      GTI, because my CL thinks it is one.

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      09-20-2011 09:47 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      Help a TCLer choose a beater




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