Date: 22 Mar 2007 23:56:40 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: Fuel Tank Baffles Cause Stall?

On Thu, 22 Mar 2007 18:30:40 -0500, Rod H <rodhoggnospamnet> wrote: > let us know if saab does anything for you. I would be upset if I had a car > less then 2 years old and had to spend 1g on loose baffles. I wonder what > purpose these baffles serve? that gets me thinking about removing baffles > from my saab. Well, in our water tankers for the fire department, they eliminate the "slosh". Not bad when the tank is full, or empty (obviously) but let me tell you, a fire tanker with a half-full tank, with 1800 gallons of water sloshing back and forth, will get your attention. That's a LOT of weight. I'd imagine the baffles in the Saab are more for keeping the fuel near the pump than handling; 15 gallons is noticable but not THAT much slosh.

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