Thursday, September 24, 2015

Roadkill: 1960s Saab 95

This next roadkill feature comes from Wayne who writes:  Here's a treat straight from the main drag in Bluff, Utah, land of sand and rocks and sun. A late 60's (early 70's?) Saab 95. Asking $900.00 with a salvage value of about $300.00. Used to run, she said, but is needing electrical work. Better hurry the owner said it was going to the crusher this week if not sold. Not listed anywhere except in front of this gas station. Also not running. Contact XXX.XXX.XXXX Update SOLD (note: if you are reading this after Oct of 2015, there is a good chance the car is long gone, so please don't call Leah and offer to trade your slightly used snowmobile, a mint condition garden gnome collection, or a box of salt for this thing).


The subject of the e-mail from Wayne was "A Saab! A Saab!" which instantly reminded me of the classic Ren & Stimpy song from the commercial for Log!.  So instead of our usual didactic commentary, here is a little tune called Saab!

 

What rolls down stairs
alone or in pairs,
and over your neighbor's dog?



What's great for a snack,
And fits on your back?
It's Saab, Saab, Saab



It's Saab, it's Saab,
It's big, it's heavy, it's wood.
It's Saab, it's Saab, it's better than bad, it's good."



Everyone wants a Saab
You're gonna love it, Saab
Come on and get your Saab
Everyone needs a Saab
Saab Saab Saab



*whistle*
Saab from Scandinavia.



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8 comments:

  1. Now THAT'S what I call patina!

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  2. AZ plate? Good chance it's still got floors, then.

    I would, always wanted one of these, but this is not the time. Hope someone saves it from scrapping, though.

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    1. That one's a popcorn popper, which might be the purists' choice but if you're gonna drive it you're probably better off with the V4.

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    2. Love the Ren & Stimpy reference...

      - Average Bear

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  4. someone's unclear on the "resale red" concept - gonna have to fill in all around those letter-shaped bits

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  5. I wish I were closer to this thing. It's gotta be worth 900 buxx. Right?

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  6. I wish I were closer to this thing. It's gotta be worth 900 buxx. Right?

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