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Old 08-04-2013, 07:25 PM
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Default air box for Chevy pick-up

This air Attachment 22896box was for a customers pick-up
I first built this aluminum frame.
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This is with the filter
Attachment 22898
The cardboard mockup
Attachment 22899
Tack welded the mounting ring to some stand offs
Attachment 22900
Transfer from the paper pattern, like I learned on this site.
Attachment 22901
After cutting out the roughed in part, I bent it with the wheel and a rubber upper.
Attachment 22902
Did some hand work with a rubber hammer over a old torque tube
Attachment 22903
Bend by hand over an angle iron
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Trial fit
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Clamped for welding
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Welded both sides so I could grind away outside welds
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After sanding
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Drilled and tapped for mounting the mass sensor
air box 16.jpg
Installed in pick-up. Next stop - painter
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Old 08-04-2013, 07:27 PM
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don't know why the other photos did not come out. Contacted the Administrator for help.
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:06 PM
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air box 2.jpg
Trying again
This is the aluminum frame
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:08 PM
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air box 3.jpg
With the mounting flange tacked on

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The mock-up
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air box 5.jpg
Transferring the pattern

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Wheeling the upper

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Working it by hand and a rubber hammer over a old torque tube
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air box 8.jpg
Bending a flange by hand over angle

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Trial fit

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Clamped for welding

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Welded both sides so I could grind down the outside welds
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:17 PM
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Ground and sanded

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Drilled the flange to mount the mass air sensor

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Finished and ready for the painter

It was made from 5052 X .060 aluminum
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Terry, nice looking piece, thanks for taking the time to re-post the pictures of the project.
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Nice Terry.

I used to do a lot of this stuff.
It is so time consuming getting to all come together.

post 5 the alloy magnets ? I have been looking for them for years.

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Nice fabrication and good looking result. Thanks for photo detailing your process.
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