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Vintage air scoops, air cleaners......

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jamin, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. Jamin
    Joined: Jun 16, 2007
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    Jamin
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    from Australia

    Let's see your favorite scoops/air cleaners, especially old cast or fabricated ones.
     
  2. Ragtop
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    Here's mine. Vintage Fenton intake, three Rochesters from a 348 and equally vintage Hi Speed Power Equip. air cleaners
     
  3. Ragtop
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    Well that didn't work - try again
     

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  4. Malcolm
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  5. tmacracin
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    I'm trying to decide what to put on mine. Two Carter 4-bbls on top of a 6-71 supercharger. Would you guys run scoops or small round air filters?
     
  6. Muttley
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    The scoops are mine, the car belongs to my dad. I offered to let him use them but he likes his stacks better. :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

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  8. jpbanjo
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    Here's mine. A flamed '59 Olds four barrel air cleaner on a Nailhead Buick[​IMG]
     
  9. 4carbcorvair
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    Not to hi-jack.... Any air restriction running the small filters such as below on a V-8?

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  10. G V Gordon
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    If you are a gear head, everything you see gets run through the "where can I use that" filter.

    The three scoops resting on my tri-power TV are old Chris Craft pieces, cast brass and nickle plated.

    The pair are also old wooden boat parts. Not as heavy and not sure on the brand. I can see a pair of these on a Track T with an open sided hood and two dueces on a flathead.

    Someday I'll find a use for them.
     

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  11. SlmLrd
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    Brass and HEAVY.
     

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  12. daveyboy56
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    That would be COPPER not BRASS
    Dave the plumber :)
     
  13. Busted Knuckles
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    I took 31Modelo out today to a few of my parts stash spots (read old boat junkyards!). What would you know he comes around the corner with a dorade vent! would make a killer scoop . Tons of stuff ready for the adaptation of feeble minds. Those ones up a few posts with the Chris Craft stuff I believe are Perko and may still be made new.
     
  14. tmacracin
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    This is what I'm thinking for mine. Any other ideas?
     

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  15. ShakeyPuddin55
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    I like these. They are actually a marine application:

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  16. 32HiboyRoadster
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    Not vintage but fabricated. A buddy and I just finished this up yesterday. The center is from a used Holley air cleaner. The end plates we made from 1/4" 6061 and some motorcycle velocity stacks.
     

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  17. NITROFC
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    Old Air Box type ..
     

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  18. myke
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  19. tommy
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    You gotta love a Rogue air cleaner/flame arrestor!

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    The classic flame arrestor.

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    4 bbl Nicson's

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    2 bbl and 4 bbl V8 aircleaners.

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    The classic Badger air scoop that actually came with a filter element...a small piece of a standard round air cleaner.
     
  20. G V Gordon
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    Top of a vintage Rex-Aire Vacumn
     

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  21. Von Hartmann
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    I like this setup too. What I run almost exactly
     

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  22. HotRodFreak
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    I was told that these cast aluminum scoops were made in the 50's for a boat builder on the Washington coast.
    They will be on my 29 AV8 flathead.
     

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  23. Kiwi Kev
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    Almquist catalog 1958

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    Almquist cat' 1965....

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    Honest Charlie cat' 1963 1/2....

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  24. Kiwi Kev
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    Edelbrock cat' 59-60....

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    Weiand cat' 1963 1/2....

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  25. flatoz
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    Heres my all time favourite, with the hexagon tool co next.

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  26. Drive Em
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    Here's mine: Vintage Cal Custom scoop on a fabricated base with a 7" x 2 1/2" air filter on top of an Autolite two barrel.

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  27. tommy
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    Thanks Kiwi Kev. I picked this up at the Turkey Run for 15 bucks. I knew it was old but I never researched it until I saw it in your scans. The oldest I can find it is 1961 which is about perfect for my project. It seems strange to have an air cleaner with such a large hole in it.:D
     
  28. tmacracin
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    tommy
    You don't know where I could pic up two of those do you???????
     
  29. Revhead
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    from Dallas, TX

    Here's mine. For a 60's Paxton set-up. It's actually kinda goofy and huge, but I'm gonna use it with the rest of the system.
     

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  30. DualQuad55
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    Here is what is on the car now. I have some other more common 2x4 air cleaners and some 2bbl stuff. But these are by far my favorites. I just wish the flowed a little more air and let the motor breath better. Plus they are for the small throat AFBs, would need and adapter to put onthe later AFBs or Edelbrocks.
     

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