Breathing

Breathing

I took a little time out to inspect the oil bath air cleaner on Cornelius. There is absolutely no oil. Plus, it isn’t even the right air cleaner for the truck. For that matter, neither is the carburetor, but it is working well so will be left alone for now. A closer inspection finds that the mesh, critical for oil bath air cleaners, is also missing.

Air Cleaner With K&N Filter Installed

Air Cleaner With K&N Filter Installed

So until I find a proper oil bath air cleaner for the truck, I decided to at least introduce some filtering capacity. Toward that end, I measured the inside and found an outer diameter of 6-1/2″ and an inside diameter of 5-1/4″. A search of the K&N website found a filter (E-3290) with an outside diameter of 6-1/4″ and an inside diameter of 5-1/4″ with a height of 1-1/2″. The fit is perfect.

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