Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 18:23:23 +0100
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: Okay, why?

Paul Halliday wrote: > Okay, so the classic 900 heat vent control is powered by vac and has a > canister to hold vac when the car is in turbo. Why? Why not use a mechanical > setup, or an electric powered motor? Pneumatics are more reliable, more elegant and cheaper than electric motors. Also, it makes a kewwwl noise when you switch it. > How far back into Saab's history does this innovation (if that is the word) > go? Is this setup still used on new/er Saabs? Which other cars use this > setup? Don't know about 96s, but 99s were cable operated, and sucked bigtime. It's not used on 9000s. > Inquisitive minds need to know. Too much spare time Paul? ;-) -- Grunff

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