Oil Bath Conversion






The Dodge's air filter/cleaner is an oil bath type. This literally means it is filled with oil. It's actually a very good filtering system, just messy & time consuming as you have to wash (& dry) it instead of just changing out a dry filter element as in modern autos. Since I had a spare assembly, I decided to retrofit the set-up with a paper element. The filter I chose is a bit tall so I needed to build a custom nut to make it all work. So I made two. In the pictures, the top of this assembly is what I salvaged from the spare & the body is the original & has not been modified. So, when I want to run the thing in it's original state (with oil) all I have to do is swap the tops & fill it with oil. I love old technology.

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