Well after looking online at some suggested sources (thanks to all) for some low profile air cleaners turns out I already have the shorter 1 3/4 inch variety on my dcnf carbs ontop of the 1500 engine and they are just too tall.
So it appears the best route so I can keep the 1300 type cover and be able to swap the flat cover and the snorkel cover at whim(if I'm feeling lucky!) is to remove the raintray to get the extra clearance I need.
Just felt like posting something...as I DID look on the "best of" and found some good links and pics and will probably do something similar to what Greg and Dave M. did with a dark fabric liner inside the top tray. I'll let you all know how it turns out.
Hey Jeff... I believe Greg used a "fabric" for his... not a metal mesh...
June 20 2008, 11:03 PM
... and I think he had some heat problems with it, if I remember correctly.
Anyway... check out our FAVORITE foreign car parts supplier (Lowes, Home Depot!) for different MESH screens available in both steel and aluminum. They can be painted black or contrasting colors or body colors... Have fun, but be careful... they cut ya up so fast you don't even know yur bleeding!
Black Tooth and me... since 1983!
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