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1955 56 57 PONTIAC CHIEFTAN SAFARI STAR CHIEF 2 / 4 BARREL OIL BATH AIR CLEANER

$399.00

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OEM 1955-57 Pontiac Star Chief/Chieftan/860/870/Safari oil bath air cleaner in excellent condition. This assembly has been refinished to the original look of the 1955-57 cars featuring the four barrel oil bath air cleaners. The base features a very clean interior, clear "fill oil" marks, a very clean oil bath filter, and an OEM gasket. The top features the correct recessed starburst lines, an exceptionally straight intake barrel, and a GM licensed reproduction service decal featuring the correct Pontiac script. The insert has been cleaned throroughly (mineral spirits as per the OEM instructions) and is ready to use. The inside of the starburst is exceptional - hard to believe this assembly is over 55 years old! The last picture details the condition of the assembly after media blasting - no rust and no dents; it only retains the factory impressions. Also includes a period correct wing nut to secure to the carburetor stud (not included).


As an added bonus, the assembly comes with the correct mounting bracket,adapter, and bolt-making it 100% ready/complete for installation.


Pictures depict the state of the assembly after media blasting - there was no rust and absolute minimal surface issues on the entire assembly (a very rare condition). 


This assembly is in exceptionally nice condition and will enhance your restoration. Best of all, it is a rare and Genuine GM part! 


Please be sure to include your choice of bases - two or four barrel!


For further information on the restoration process, please contact us


APPLICATIONS

This assembly is correct for the following:

1955-57 Pontiac

Chieftan, Star Chief, Safari, featuring 287/317/347 V-8 (2 or 4 barrel engines)



FITMENT

This assembly will fit factory 4 barrel carburetors with the 4 1/8" flange (Carter AFB/Carter WCAFB) or 2 barrel carburetors with the 3" flange (i.e. Rochester 2GC). Please note the location of the base mounting bolt - there are two versions: one on the bottom of the cannister and one on the bottom of the snorkel inlet - please check your bracket to ensure this fits. You may have to modify/create a support bracket if you don't have the correct one. If you have modified your carburetor or intake manifold, please inquire first prior to bidding to ensure fitment is correct. Return requests for non-fitment will not be honored.


CUSTOMER SERVICE, WARRANTY, & RETURNS


CUSTOMER SERVICE

The assembly will ship within one day (usually the day of payment) with shipping and tracking information provided


WARRANTY

This assembly is guaranteed to match the item description - customers have up to 14 days from the date of delivery to return the assembly if it is not as described


RETURNS

Assemblies must be returned in the original packing- customers are responsible for return shipping charges. A refund will be issued upon receipt of the inspected assembly. Returns for non-fitment will not be honored-please ask questions first.


CLAIMS

In the event of shipping damage, customers must save all packaging and send 5 digital pictures so Muscle Car Air Cleaners can initiate a shipping damage claim.


SHIPPING OPTIONS

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Estimated shipping costs:

US $15-30

Canada / Hawaii / Alaska $45 +/-

Europe/Scandinavia $65 

Australia $95 or less.