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air filter clearances

Post by finchmunoz » Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:24 am

hi... anyone running 48IDAs on their 914? What air cleaners did you use?

I'd like to install a pair of IDAs on my 914 with the stock velo stacks and full air cleaners (and not just those stack filter covers).... i'll be removing the rain tray though...

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Post by Type 4 Unleashed » Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:25 pm

It will depend on how tall your manifolds are. I have seen them in different heights, so you won't know how tall an air filter you can use until you install your manifolds & carbs and measure.


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Post by Piledriver » Wed May 29, 2013 11:03 pm

If you pull the rain tray, consider for a set of rain hats.
I have had hydro lock after being parked in a very heavy downpour prior to installing them.

If you are a function trumps form type, Bakers Secret loaf pans work great. :lol:

K&N filters are ~transparent to rain, and the rain also tends to "wash" junk through gauze filters... but at least IDAs don't suffer the same everything-drains-into-the-idle-jets issue IDFs suffer.

Uni-filter makes excellent oiled foam filters that are actually excellent filters, including "pod" (stack) filters.
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