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I hate my self for doing this but since I am most likely turning the TurboX into a track car (100% dedicated) I need a better daily driver (granted my new commute is 60 to 100 miles a week if that) and was thinking about the 9-4x even though I love manual cars.

Am I an idiot or is my thinking right to get one?

I can get Aero Models for Super Cheap apparently 31 to 32k Fully loaded with only 2 or 3k Miles on it.

Thats like pricing for a Rav4 but getting SRX quality.

What should I do?

That or a 9-5 or just run away from Saab lol.

I hate loving this brand.
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I hate my self for doing this but since I am most likely turning the TurboX into a track car (100% dedicated) I need a better daily driver (granted my new commute is 60 to 100 miles a week if that) and was thinking about the 9-4x even though I love manual cars.

Am I an idiot or is my thinking right to get one?

I can get Aero Models for Super Cheap apparently 31 to 32k Fully loaded with only 2 or 3k Miles on it.

Thats like pricing for a Rav4 but getting SRX quality.

What should I do?

That or a 9-5 or just run away from Saab lol.

I hate loving this brand.
If you're stuck on Saab, I'd go for the 9-5. Though not made in huge quantities, at least the 9-5 is out there. There can't be more than 500 9-4x in North America.
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I hate my self for doing this but since I am most likely turning the TurboX into a track car (100% dedicated) I need a better daily driver (granted my new commute is 60 to 100 miles a week if that) and was thinking about the 9-4x even though I love manual cars.

Am I an idiot or is my thinking right to get one?

I can get Aero Models for Super Cheap apparently 31 to 32k Fully loaded with only 2 or 3k Miles on it.

Thats like pricing for a Rav4 but getting SRX quality.

What should I do?

That or a 9-5 or just run away from Saab lol.

I hate loving this brand.

You can find them for 50% off 40 at least don't pay that much.

I was seriously looking at the 9-5 but changed my mind. I am having trouble finding parts for myn03 95 aero so it scares me and there are no engineers left to figure out and build issues and techs have not seen many. Too risky for me.
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You can find them for 50% off 40 at least don't pay that much.

I was seriously looking at the 9-5 but changed my mind. I am having trouble finding parts for myn03 95 aero so it scares me and there are no engineers left to figure out and build issues and techs have not seen many. Too risky for me.
Do you know where? Im barely finding aeros in general
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I hate my self for doing this but since I am most likely turning the TurboX into a track car (100% dedicated) I need a better daily driver (granted my new commute is 60 to 100 miles a week if that) and was thinking about the 9-4x even though I love manual cars.
thats a decent drive
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Am I an idiot or is my thinking right to get one?
Yes... But...

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I can get Aero Models for Super Cheap apparently 31 to 32k Fully loaded with only 2 or 3k Miles on it.
Thats the "but", its definitely worth it. Thats an amazing price

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Thats like pricing for a Rav4 but getting SRX quality.
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What should I do?

That or a 9-5 or just run away from Saab lol.

I hate loving this brand.
Isnt that the whole definition of love? You hate it, and you know you want to hate it, but you just cant hate the brand.



http://jmksaab.com/9-5.aspx#ajax_t=1...direction=True


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Haha. Looking for a 9-4x Aero Top of the Line.
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Haha. Looking for a 9-4x Aero Top of the Line.
Look on autotrader, I was browsing them actually yesterday, and saw several in the mid 30s with about 2K miles, a brand new one for 37.
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Is there really anything "Saab" about the 9-4x except for the badge? Made in Mexico, designed by GM, etc. Are replacement parts even available? Saab dealerships are closing daily. I would stay away, very far away.
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Is there really anything "Saab" about the 9-4x except for the badge? Made in Mexico, designed by GM, etc. Are replacement parts even available? Saab dealerships are closing daily. I would stay away, very far away.
I would disagree with you on a few points. Yes, the mexico thing is so true it is scary. However, it was designed by saab and then gm hijacked it for cady. And the xwd in both (and the upcoming opel) is saab developed and so is the drive sense.

I do agree with you about the dealership thing (also the rims suck even on the areo). Those pricks at gm have to let all the groups interested in rebuilding the brand do it!

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I would disagree with you on a few points. Yes, the mexico thing is so true it is scary. However, it was designed by saab and then gm hijacked it for cady. And the xwd in both (and the upcoming opel) is saab developed and so is the drive sense.

I do agree with you about the dealership thing (also the rims suck even on the areo). Those pricks at gm have to let all the groups interested in rebuilding the brand do it!

dave
I'm beginning to get annoyed by all of the GM bashing. The 9-4X is based on a GM platform, how much could it possibly be "Saab designed"?
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Well I am done with this thread. Not going to turn the TurboX into a track car. It will remain my nice daily and no 9-4x

Going with the Scion FRS as my track car.
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Well I am done with this thread. Not going to turn the TurboX into a track car. It will remain my nice daily and no 9-4x

Going with the Scion FRS as my track car.
and be sure to please do not get into an accident in the TX, it is destined already to become written off. I cant even get a damn grille to go with the ones you sold me Sapan.
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Wow. That sucks dude. Your talking about the center grill ?
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Wow. That sucks dude. Your talking about the center grill ?
yeah, still got the center grill, but I need the fog lamp grills and I think only one dealer in trollhatan has them. Imagine how much the shipping and import will be on those...

Oh and I still need to find the lip spoiler for it as well...
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IDam If you could only Find one I have the other one laying here.
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Bumpo back in the market.. if anyone knows any for a good deal? I found one with 10 miles on it but they wanted 43k
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Bumpo back in the market.. if anyone knows any for a good deal? I found one with 10 miles on it but they wanted 43k
Aint gonna get better than that. IMO it be better for those 300 or so sitting in the dock to hit the market, and once flooded, prices will go down.

Sorry to hear about the X, thats some tough shiat man. Glad you alive and kickin it
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I think they had already hit the market I know one dealership has a lot of them in stock but not really sure. Yea I am willing to wait lets see

Thanks for the warm wishes it super sucks
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