Vintage Inspired Air Filter Cover...

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle Welding, Fabrication and Paintin' started by myjeepcherokee, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. myjeepcherokee

    myjeepcherokee New Member

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    I was looking for a vintage looking air filter when I spied this old filter from an 1950's clinton engine...a it was too long to clear the frame initially so I cut it in half with a dremel, silver soldered the original base cap back in place, filled it with new filter media, then drilled new holes for the carb. mounting screws....Pretty simple fix for an old school looking filter!
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  2. diceman2004

    diceman2004 New Member

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    that looks really good , that perforated shell looks pretty cool on there , and i like how you colour matched the stipe with your fender .
     
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  3. K.i.p

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    Very cool looking! I think leaving a weathered sticker like that in place would work on some vintage looking builds as well! Awesome idea and implementation.
     
  4. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    Awesome job fo'sho'!
     
  5. 2door

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    That's one of the best looking air filter housings I've seen. Good work and thanks for sharing it with us.
    Tom
     
  6. Allen_Wrench

    Allen_Wrench Resident Mad Scientist

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    Okay, I saw white tires, and black-painted metal with red pin stripes! Show the rest of the bike! Wanna see!
     
  7. Dave31

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    Allen_Wrench Resident Mad Scientist

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    Oh. It's that Higgins Cruiser. Right. I knew that. I've drooled over that one before. Lordy, that one was a looker before, he's just puttin' icing on the cake now.
     
  9. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Active Member

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    Cool. I love the "roll your own" air cleaners.
     
  10. happycheapskate

    happycheapskate New Member

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  11. thegnu

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    some finework there
     

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