2" headers and an Olds OEM air filter w/ "trumpet"

Asked by Jun 01, 2017 at 02:34 PM about the 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Question type: General

Ok I am putting my rocket 350 back to as close to OEM as I can. I bought
the 1972 cutlass "S" and it had that chrome round air filter that was so cool
to look at. I wanted to get rid of it and I ordered the OEM one . My VIN
stated that it was originally a single exhaust But I have headers. The
trumpet has what I call a "donkey dick"..its that flex metal thing that should
go to the manifold to assist cold weather starts. I live in Texas where that is
normally not an issue. What can I do to "hook" this flex hose (approx. 2") to
the header where there's not that part where the old exhaust used to be?
Punt and just leave the flex hose off?

4 Answers


you need to fabricate or purchase a heat riser for headers, if you don't want to fabricate your own, this should solve your problem, check out the link below. http://www.lceperformance.com/Heat-Riser-Kit-20R-22R-p/1045020.htm

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Or take the flapper plate out the air cleaner.

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Or wire it open.

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In all respect it would work if it was long enough to rest touching the header pipes.

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