How can I protect my Pipercross PX600 C603D air filter?

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I looked at ITG having used them previously and they don't offer a really deep sausage (I run C604D) only a deep box filter, also looked at Ramair too.

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Re #21:

Thanks, Tazio.   I asked ITG the same question.  They suggested the JC50/S/100 sausage filter, which would clip onto the bottom edge of my backplate.  They also indicated how I'd need to modify it:

That, of course, is a non-starter.  Why would I want to massacre a tasty c/f part costing £250, and lose the ability to fit the PX filter in the future should I want to?  I've asked them if they can recommend a suitable ITG baseplate to match these dimensions:

JV

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JV - Remember that there is a minimum distance required between the inner face of the filter & the trumpet lip.  From memory the distance is based on the dia of the trumpet intake & the trumpet length.

Would not want to strangle that wonderful 400D ?

I am sure someone will be along shortly with the exact formula...............

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You're right, Geoff.  The internal height of the C603D is 90mm, so there's 55mm of clearance at the centre line of the trumpet.

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I've now fitted my new filter, and added some IVA trim along the bottom edge of the cut-out.  I've also knocked up a little plastic guard to provide some protection.  It's clamped tightly between the bonnet and chassis rail.  I'll test it out tomorrow.

JV