Originally Posted by Tsabean
I tried that Ron but it’s not the exact one I was thinking of. The one in question showed the bottom of the VA-130A air box worn through by the VA-130D filter plate.
On installations with a filter plate, the plate shouldn't touch the airbox. There should be an air gap.
The airboxes that wear through are the ones which use the fiberglass air box to seal the bottom of the filter. They are designed so the filter is in contact with the airbox.