Adding Custom Oil Pan Baffles for Performance

How To Add Custom Oil Pan Baffles for Performance
How To Add Custom Oil Pan Baffles for Performance
 

You’ve read Steve Dulcich’s stories in car mags of days gone by, his video work on shows like Hot Rod Garage, Engine Masters, and others has entertained many. But now that the magazine pages are gone and times continue to change, Steve is venturing into the world of YouTube and has started his own channel.

Among the first published videos is this DIY how-to for modifying a Chrysler oil pan at home for better oil control on acceleration and deceleration.

As Steve mentions several times, this is some pretty basic baffling but it will certainly more effective than the OEM option: no baffles from the factory…

Of course, pan configurations will be different on various makes and engine types, but the concepts Steve covers here apply across the board — with a little time, cardboard, sheet metal, and a welder, you can make your stock oil pan perform better when you are on the throttle, as well as off.