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transit80
V4 Mad

United Kingdom
775 Posts

Posted - 30 Sep 2012 :  16:24:55 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Managed to convert from the K&N filter back to the standard air filter to get the noise level down( it works!!!!).Made two identical plates ,cut out the bottom of the air box and sandwiched it with the plates then bolted it to the carb.





Chris


Edited by - transit80 on 10 May 2013 16:27:38

Derek
V4 Guru

United Kingdom
1779 Posts

Posted - 30 Sep 2012 :  20:48:32 Show Profile Reply with Quote
If you hadn't made it into a colander it would have been even quieter! The spout can supply more air than the motor will ever need. Already set for winter I see.
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transit80
V4 Mad

United Kingdom
775 Posts

Posted - 01 Oct 2012 :  09:43:53 Show Profile Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Derek
If you hadn't made it into a colander it would have been even quieter! The spout can supply more air than the motor will ever need. Already set for winter I see.



I know Derek, that was an attempt at making it go better but Im getting old now and want some peace and quiet!!

Chris
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beta
V4 Fanatic

Ireland
270 Posts

Posted - 08 Jan 2013 :  12:50:49 Show Profile Reply with Quote
This is a great idea !!

If anyone else tries it be sure to watch out for a clash between the bonnet cross member bar and the airbox, I didn't so now have to start with another airbox base and I need to position it further back towards the bulkhead so it doesmt clash. Measure twice and cut once... I wish I had !

Wanted Saab V4 airfilter Box base only !
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transit80
V4 Mad

United Kingdom
775 Posts

Posted - 08 Jan 2013 :  18:28:25 Show Profile Reply with Quote
If you are going to do this here are a few more photos of the work so you can see what has been done.











If you need any more advice, chrisjw54@btinternet.com


Chris
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blue95V4
V4 Fanatic

United Kingdom
404 Posts

Posted - 08 Jan 2013 :  20:59:22 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Nice one, Chris. Some serious rivetting there!

David (in age order: me, 96 2T, 260-2 Saabo, 95 V4 and a c900S Aero Vert, plus a new-ish 9-3 Aero TTiD 180 SW)
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transit80
V4 Mad

United Kingdom
775 Posts

Posted - 10 Jan 2013 :  18:24:30 Show Profile Reply with Quote
They are rivnuts Dave(in the first and second photos), its a captive nut put in with a tool what I made!!(want one??)

Chris

Edited by - transit80 on 10 Jan 2013 18:26:29
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transit80
V4 Mad

United Kingdom
775 Posts

Posted - 01 May 2013 :  22:23:26 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Heres a piccy of me new dash,it will sit on an original metal dash cut out so everything will fit(I hope!!)

[URL=http://s241.photobucket.com/user/transit80/media/027-9_zps757922c2.jpg.html][/URL]

The clock will go in the square hole and the choke in the hole below it.


Chris
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transit80
V4 Mad

United Kingdom
775 Posts

Posted - 10 May 2013 :  16:30:26 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Dash as it is today,

[URL=http://s241.photobucket.com/user/transit80/media/002-30_zps27098c37.jpg.html][/URL]

[URL=http://s241.photobucket.com/user/transit80/media/003-32_zps049a4736.jpg.html][/URL]

Chris
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Andyinthegarage
V4 Fanatic

United Kingdom
357 Posts

Posted - 13 May 2013 :  20:06:31 Show Profile Reply with Quote
I am sure it will look great.

Sadly I have never been much good with the wooden stuff - I can fabricate all the bits ok

but try as I might they always catch fire when I weld them together.

Am I using the wrong wire?
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john-saab
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United Kingdom
2648 Posts

Posted - 14 May 2013 :  06:56:35 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Chrish showed me the dash and the door caps at Swedish day and they are things of beauty..looking forward to seeing them installed.

'72 95 (The Flying Banana),'72 96(Bridget),'73 96 (Vernon),'74 95 (Veronica)
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Derek
V4 Guru

United Kingdom
1779 Posts

Posted - 14 May 2013 :  13:56:08 Show Profile Reply with Quote
For me, the grain is too pronounced/coarse. If considering wood I think I'd prefer something plain and simple as in the Dolomites and Stags. JMO and not stirring the pot. The door cappings look as if they might be plainer after finishing.
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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2106 Posts

Posted - 14 May 2013 :  14:23:21 Show Profile Reply with Quote
Can't help thinking a carbon-wrapped version of these would look cool, but maybe I've spent too much time looking at the Neo's 96 build!?

Great work as always though Chris - keep it up!
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Andyinthegarage
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United Kingdom
357 Posts

Posted - 14 May 2013 :  20:56:53 Show Profile Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by UK_Sub
Can't help thinking a carbon-wrapped version of these would look cool,


Like this........?

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pchristy
V4 Guru

United Kingdom
1737 Posts

Posted - 15 May 2013 :  09:04:26 Show Profile Reply with Quote
That is NICE!!!



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Pete
"Duct tape is like the Force: It has a light side and a dark side, and it binds the Universe together!"
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UK_Sub
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United Kingdom
2106 Posts

Posted - 15 May 2013 :  10:55:20 Show Profile Reply with Quote
That looks great!

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