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1968 Chevrolet 396 4 Speed Air Cleaner w/OEM Lid


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OEM 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle/Camaro/Nova/El Camino/Malibu SS 396 325HP (L35) 4 Speed Air Cleaner. This assembly has been refinished in the correct semi-gloss black finish to present a period correct image. The single snorkel is in excellent condition and correct for the one-year 4 speed only. The base is excellent and features a GM licensed reproduction Air Cleaner Service Decal (CF=1968 - the correct CU is not available). Note that the snorkel is canted downward (slightly) and is perpindicular to the passenger side fender (68 specific). As a nice finishing touch, the original date stamp has been added for for further authenticity.  


A beautiful rare original chrome low profile lid (9/10 rating) enhances the classic musclecar appearance and includes an original seal to ensure correct sealing. To complete the package, an nearly new NOS A329C heavy duty air filter, an original AF-59 ACDelco breather filter, and period correct chrome wing nut are included. The lid features already installed 396 Cross Flags and Turbo-Jet 325HP decals - another new set is also included if you decide to replace them


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


For further information on the restoration process and additional offerings, please contact us.




This assembly is correct for the following:

1968 Chevrolet

396/325HP Chevelle SS/Camaro SS/Nova SS /El Camino 4 Speed

Note: automatic equipped cars featured the ThermAC valve on the top of the snorkel, along with the plastic pre-heater duct and hose connected to the exhaust manifold. 4 speed air cleaners were not required to feature this emissions requirement.



The assembly will fit factory 4 barrel Quadrajet carburetors with a 5 1/8" diameter flange, as well as Holley (non double-pumper), Carter, and Edelbrock variations without electric choke (some adjustment to the carburetor alignment tangs may be required). If you have modified your carburetor, intake manifold, or valve covers, please inquire first prior to bidding to ensure fitment is correct. Return requests for non-fitment will not be honored.

It will not correctly fit the 68 models due to the orientation of the snorkel and valve cover breather filter outlet location.





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



This assembly is guaranteed to match the item description – customers have up to 14 days to return the assembly after receipt if it is not as described.



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.



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



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Estimated shipping costs:

            US  $15-$30

            Canada / Hawaii / Alaska $45 +/-

            Scandinavia  $55 or less

            Australia  $85 or less