[Healeys] Tapping SUs for air filters
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:
> Steve Gerow
> Altadena, CA
> Maker of Most Complete Big Healey Rear Disc Kit
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