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Old 01-02-2005, 11:14 PM
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Leaf Filters

Missing the leaf filters beneath the cowl on my 1968 250S. It's not fun.
Before I call up Sun Valley does anyone have any suggestions.
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Old 01-03-2005, 01:14 AM
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At a hardware store buy some stiff, noncorrosive wire (around 14 gauge copper) and a screen door repair kit (together you shouldnt spend over $15, probably not even $10). Bend and cut the wire to fit over the holes as the original filter would (you can see the channels where it goes in) and then cut the screen about 1/2" bigger on each side. Fold it over the wire and "sew" it to the other piece. It's cheap, it works, and if you do it well, nobody can tell.
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Check out http://www.**************.com - good people, they have everything and ship very fast.
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Old 01-03-2005, 12:11 PM
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You are looking for the freash air filters...PartsShop had them, now all we have is FastLane. Call Phil at FastLane, he will be able to get them for you. I think the two filters were less than $30 for my 108.
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The first sounds the best. I'll put the result on my cardomain page in the event someone runs into the same problem
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