Warning: There is excessive use of pictures of my Saab 9-5 in this road trip report. This is not a tourist report with detailed information about the places I passed on the way. It's merely a snapshot of life which you may or may not encounter on a road trip.
I have to make at least one decent road trip once a year. I had never seen all of the north shore of Lake Superior and read good stories about northern Minnesota, especially for its lakes and nature. It was a combination of
This is from 2009 but winter doesn't change much in Northern Ontario. Empty roads, cold and snow is pretty much the same every winter.
I decided to take a short road trip in Northern Ontario. Cabin fever hit early and I didnít feel like sitting inside the house anymore after the Christmas break. The trip took me along Highway 17 through Wawa and I stayed the night in White River. I
This took place in April of 2008 but I thought it would be nice to post it here as well. I attended this media event for trollhattansaab.net (now saabsunited.com) where the Saab 9-3 Turbo X was introduced to a select group of journalists. The idea was to have some competitor cars at a race track and see how the Turbo X would compare.
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Here is my report from that day.
I own my current 2005 Saab 9-5 for about 8 months now. Time to figure out what the cost is of owning one of these fine Swedish automobiles. You often hear they can be very expensive to own but that's not really the case if you can do most maintenance and repairs yourself. Working on a Saab 9-5 is actually surprisingly easy with some patience, manuals, good tools and help from other Saab owners.
Some costs are real numbers (maintenance and repairs) so they can be lower or higher for
Updated Wed 27 October 2010 at 04:33 by Frank Wulfers
In 2008, I purchased a 2006 Saab 9-5 in California and drove it back to Michigan. I planned to pass the Bonneville Salt Flats on the way to see what it was all about. This was a place I always wanted to visit and I had the opportunity on October 2nd . I figured the access roads would be blocked off but the flats were wide open.
There was a commercial shoot for Lincoln going on and it was interesting to
Updated Tue 19 October 2010 at 03:42 by Frank Wulfers