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Old 03-15-2009, 01:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Cr from Texas View Post
I grew up driving farm tractors with oil bath air filters. We cleaned them often. I remember the sludge at the bottom was about 1/4" of very fine particles. Apparently the oil flushed the particles to the bottom and the top part stayed porous. At that time, there was no such thing as a paper filter (late 50's - late 60's). Also, no such thing as an oil recycling center.
I sort of recycled my use oil. My 1st car was a 54 Cadillac (cost $125 1968 dollars) that had a big Oil Bath Air Filter. I would save my used crankcase Oil and that is what I put inside of the Oil Bath Air Filter.
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:43 AM
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so whats the verdict? are they worth the trouble? for cleaner air I would love to say yes! but how to rig one??
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