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Airfilter

Postby grassblaster » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:12 pm

What is everyone doing to mount their air filter to the bottom of the carb? I'm looking for ideas.
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Re: Airfilter

Postby hogdoggin » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:30 am

Schmidt Airboats has a Adaptor that bolts to the carb and is made to take a K&N type filter. Some people also run the spark arrestors but they don't filter bugs and sand I would go with the K&N
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Re: Airfilter

Postby grassblaster » Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:12 am

Thank you sir! I'll go take a look.
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Re: Airfilter

Postby terrible ted » Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:47 pm

I believe you have to have a spark arrester by law.

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Re: Airfilter

Postby jeepinocala1111 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:03 pm

I only run a spark arrestor it is way up high and an airboat a filter sounds good but why when you do not need one?

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Re: Airfilter

Postby diamondback0320 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:29 pm

alot of people are running the k&n style nowadays but if i remember correctly that type is not coast guard approved

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Re: Airfilter

Postby woodlineO540 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:46 pm

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Re: Airfilter

Postby hogdoggin » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:45 pm

I used to run a spark arrestor to one day the screen was full of crap so I took it off to clean it. When I did I stuck my finger in the throat of the carb it had sand all in it. That was the last day I ran one. Been running a K&N for well over 5 years never had a problem with getting a ticket for it. Not saying you can't get a ticket for it. I'll take the ticket over putting a set of cylinders on my boat anyday.

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Re: Airfilter

Postby nomad41 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:38 pm

K&N are approved as flame arrestor's
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Re: Airfilter

Postby mwood7800 » Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:09 pm

Spark arrestor is for a confined space.


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