- Jun 25, 2009
- Wollongong, Australia
- '07 Megane dCi
This past week has been ridiculously busy for me, so I've only just had the chance to wash the car and take crappy phone pictures despite owning it since last week.
I've always loved these 900s, and I've had my eye on one for a while. This one had been advertised for a while, then one day the price was halved. Now it's mine.
It's a 1993 900i 2.1-16 non-turbo, manual, 3-door Combi Coupe, the last of the OG900s. It's only done 165,000km, but it has seen better days. The clearcoat on the bonnet is coming off, and in general the car needs a damn good polish. There's the odd rust spot around the car, but only the other day I noticed the worst of it - the boot lid is completely rotten.
The previous owner was an old man who was the second owner, having bought the car off a local GP. He bought a new car, a Hyundai ix35, and kept the Saab for the odd run to the beach, but finally decided to sell it.
Since I bought it, the central locking has decided to stop working (except on the rare occasion) and the boot is now stuck locked. Other than that, it's fine. Apart from the fact that the indicators don't stay on if you have to turn right.
So it's a bit rough around the edges (literally in many ways) but it's mechanically in good condition. Needs a new boot lid, indicator switch and some other little rust repairs, but other than that, it's not too bad.
It also attracts good sorts of car
It's going to be a project to try and turn it around a bit like I did with the E30, then hopefully sell it on for a profit down the track. That all depends on me doing everything myself, and also getting the lowest price on any parts I need.