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Old 04-30-2023, 03:14 PM
RA9A RA9A is offline
 
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Default Air filter replacement

Im replacing k N air filter and need to cut a it to place over the accelerator pump
And donít remember the procedure
Any clues will help
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Old 04-30-2023, 03:30 PM
Zero4Zulu Zero4Zulu is offline
 
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I carved my new filter out with an air tool with an abrasive cone, a little at a time until it fits. Then I put cling wrap (Saran wrap) over the carb area that you need to keep Proseal from sticking to. You need to tuck it into the corners around the accelerator pump protrusion so the Proseal will mold into the area nicely. Put the filter on with a gob of Proseal and secure it into its natural position. After it cures remove the filter and remove the cling wrap. Reassemble.
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Old 04-30-2023, 03:56 PM
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If Iím not mistaken the cutout is only the inside part of the filter, maybe a 1/3 or less of the thickness of the filter. The outer edge is untouched so after the plate is bolted on you should have a tight seal without needing any proseal, correct?
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Old 04-30-2023, 04:02 PM
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Thank you
How did you determine where to put the notch
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Old 04-30-2023, 08:20 PM
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My original he a notch
I donít remember how I determined where to notch it
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Old 05-01-2023, 05:15 AM
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Thank you
How did you determine where to put the notch
If you have the old filter use it as a template. It will take a bit of tweaking to get it in the right place. Once there I use a paint marker to mark the outside top of the filter and the fab to index it. I put it in two spots either side of the cut. After the Proseal cures, you have index marks that make it easy to re-home the filter. Nail polish would probably work just as well.
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Old 05-01-2023, 08:37 AM
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Default Possible E-3322

I used the E-3322 and did not have to make the cut. It fit fine on my FAB but you would have to check yours.

If others have done this I would like to hear any issues or benefits. It appears to work great on mine. Thanks
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Old 05-01-2023, 05:25 PM
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Thank you all for your replies
I made the notch to bi
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Old 05-01-2023, 05:27 PM
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Sorry about that
I made the notch to big today and have to get a new one and try again
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