Date: 18 May 2002 19:27:32 -0700
From: sennanopsaming.com (fsbfgvsx)
Subject: Re: Mudflaps on 900's


Paul Halliday <paul.hallidaynopsamin.net> wrote in message news:<B8FFE20D.103B3%paul.hallidaynopsamin.net>... > in article abbpc7$ho8$1nopsamg1.svr.pol.co.uk, Toby Field at > tobyfieldnopsamail.com wrote on 08/05/2002 19:05: > > > Can anyone tell me why Saab 900's have mudflaps half way down on the > > underside of the car? This has always puzzled me. > > > > Thanks, > > > > -- > > Toby Field (UK) > > '93 9000 CSE 2.3T Auto > > 150,000 Miles > > They are lovingly known as "midflaps" and according to Saab lore (apart from > aiding the machine when in flight mode) were developed because of the > quality of Swedish roads, which are generally of a gritty surface, to > prevent bits of stone and other gubbins fouling up the rear brakes, etc. They're called "baffles" actually. I just ordered a new one- they go for about $15. BC 900se 1996

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