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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 31 Mar 2021 15:51 #220175

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Apart from the air cleaner is missing the rain hat intake vent, it looks like the restored KW has the air cleaner has been incorrectly plumbed. Does it make any difference having the air flow through the filter in reverse. NMP's
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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 31 Mar 2021 17:38 #220176

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the air cleaner would B like a mack one
with all the dirt collecting on the inside of element


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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 01 Apr 2021 09:54 #220197

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There would be a greater surface area to the outside face of the element, so it would make better sense to have the air flowing through from outer surface to inner surface so the accumulating dust doesn’t restrict the flow as quickly.
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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 02 Apr 2021 15:09 #220236

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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 02 Apr 2021 20:44 #220253

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Too fast for the rain to get in.

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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 03 Apr 2021 17:07 #220261

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IHScout wrote: There would be a greater surface area to the outside face of the element, so it would make better sense to have the air flowing through from outer surface to inner surface so the accumulating dust doesn’t restrict the flow as quickly.


I beg to differ

The element is the same size inside or out as the sheet of paper has two sides that makes the element up so it has to be the same size each side

I think it would be more efficient to enter the element directly as is common on older Macks
If it would make any noticeable difference ? I doubt it

All the bends in the intake would do more to restrict it than the air cleaner

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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 03 Apr 2021 17:50 #220264

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There were several diff versions used by TNT on the Ghosts... Depending on what year/batch... If you look at enough Ghost photos you'll see the different set ups
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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 03 Apr 2021 21:25 #220266

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I can see what Paul is saying about the same amount of paper in the element b ut the difference that I se is the volume of air around the element. To my odd way of thinking there would be a larger volume of air aroun d the outside of the element than in the centre and this could be where a difference could occur.
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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 03 Apr 2021 21:50 #220267

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.Doesnt the air flow direction have something to do with the garbage being
caught in the bowl area.
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Grey Ghosts air cleaner set up 04 Apr 2021 07:59 #220270

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I think they are two different makes of air cleaner. The restored one is definitely correct plumbing (I have the same unit on both my OKA and Mack). There is a steel inner surround around the element that the incoming air hits causing it to swirl and dump dust into the can before entering the element' It also stops water directly hitting the element and sends it to the bottom of the can to drain out a duck-bill outlet.

The original looks like it gets its initial heavy particle separation from the intake cap . There must be some separation before the element or it would last 5 minutes in dusty conditions. Maybe someone can give info in the original?

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