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Re: 100CSQW sunroof and my (wife's) new car..maybe..
Do those of us who suggested the cabriolet get a prize?
Paul Anderson, Cheyenne, WY Private email:AndersonPaul@juno.com
On Thu, 20 Nov 1997 11:15:58 -0500 Reed Hitchcock <email@example.com>
>First of all, thanks to all who responded to my post about suggestions
>for a new car. It is a tiring process when you need to act fast..
>Here's where we are now:
>We found a beautiful '89 VW Cabriolet with 100K miles on the clock.
>problems i found were:
>1)oil on the undercarriage (seemed like a leaky oil pan gasket, but
>2)the lights behind the climate control are not working.
>I'm taking it out to a VW mechanic to diagnose the oil leak on
>It has new tires, great top, new muffler, new struts, regular oil
>changes (with receipts). My wife really likes it. I'm impressed with
>the condition far more than with the car. It's peppy, but a far cry
>from my old Miata (not to say that's what I was expecting, BUT...).
>Seems like a good deal overall. Any experience with these cars out
>there? Problem areas? Persistent annoyances? I feel so _upright_ in
>As far as my '92 100CSQW goes, does anyone know if a glass sunroof
>a later car is an easy retrofit into these cars? Has anyone tried it?
>We saw a '93 at Heishman's in Alexandria, VA last weekend (for which
>asking price was $10K more than we paid for our '92 in BETTER
>which had the glass sunroof. Very nice indeed. I'd also be curious
>about the same transplant for a '94 90csq.
>Thanks for all the help!