A straight 6 Air box / filter question!

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A straight 6 Air box / filter question!

Post by Joe. » Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:34 pm

I recently bought an origonal Reliant air box for my Straight 6. Just wondering if anyone has got a picture of how exactly it should mount on to the carbs? Is it just held on by the base of the air filter or is there a metal / rubber adaptor to bolt on?

Heres a couple of pics:

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Also has anyone got any suggestions for which AC air filters would fit? I see you can buy some of a similar pattern...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-1-2-Air-Fi ... SwNphWZu8-

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-SU-H4-Carb ... rk:41:pf:0



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A straight 6 Air box / filter question!

Post by Oaksey » Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:41 pm

The filters you want are AC A2435 which cross references to these

I'll grab some photos of how the box is mounted, but you're missing some aluminium mounting plates and steel brackets. I think I have some spares somewhere though.


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Post by Joe. » Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:05 pm

I've just had a look in my copy of the owners manual and strangely it doesnt show the air box at all! though I suppose they may have taken it off for the photos?

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If you have some spare mounting plates I'd definately be interested in them, To use the air filter you've linked I'm guessing would also need to be used with a pressed steel lid?

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Post by Oaksey » Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:09 pm

Yes, I’ll grab photos of everything. I have a feeling that the first few cars didn’t have the airboxes and they were added after about 50 cars


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Post by Joe. » Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:14 pm

That would be great, Thanks



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Post by roymck » Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:24 pm

Joe could the MGB backing plate parts be used , carb fitting and then disc shaped backing plate .
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Post by Roger Pennington » Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:30 pm

Are these any help?

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Post by Joe. » Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:13 am

Cheers Roger,

Helpful to see them, Someones done a very tidy job in that engine bay. Something to aim at...!



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Post by Roger Pennington » Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:30 am

I con't claim any credit for the car, which is very nicely done - it's the one that I mentioned in this thread :D


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