[Healeys] Tapping SUs for air filters

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Fri Nov 23 08:38:48 MST 2018

My BJ8 has a 'solution' similar to (but the filters are smaller):


Still a bit of a PITA to remove/install, but at least I can get the 
allen head bolts started on the nuts easier.


On 11/22/2018 8:38 PM, i erbs wrote:
> Looks like a Longbridge 100-6. The HD8s on my car might not fit under 
> the cowl if mooved further out from the manifold. But clever solution.
> Ira Erbs
> Portland, OR
> typos and artifacts are the fault of my phone
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2018, 7:23 PM Steve B. Gerow <steveg at abrazosdata.com 
> <mailto:steveg at abrazosdata.com> wrote:
>     This setup makes air cleaner removal easy - I was running this
>     setup before I modified my cleaners for my DMD manifold:
>     I bolted 5/16" coupling nuts inside my K&N filters. Bolts coming
>     thru the outside plate, then spacers, then the couplings resting
>     against the inside of the inside plate.
>     The filters are attached from the inside of the carb tangs with
>     5/16" SS socket head (Allen) screws. These go through the tangs
>     and engage threads of the coupling nuts.
>     For a wrench, I'm using a foot long, ball-end, T-handle Allen wrench.
>     Some ideas are here:
>     http://www.pbase.com/stevegerow/dmd_air_filter_mods&page=all
>     -- 
>     Steve Gerow
>     Altadena, CA
>     Maker of Most Complete Big Healey Rear Disc Kit
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