Remove the bolts that hold the bands to the cab bracket and loosen the clamp around the rubber outlet boot.
Carefully remove the filter assembly from the cab.
Twist the ‘cap’ off the filter assembly.
Remove the 4 inner nuts to remove the screen assembly.
Place the screen on a convenient workbench.
Measure desired height down from the top of the screen and mark it accordingly (we are removing 2″).
Use tape in conjunction with your marks to identify a nice straight template for cutting screen.
Use die grinder w/cutoff wheel to make the necessary cut (wear eye protection/use caution)
Use die grinder w/cutoff wheel to ‘split’ the screen from the cap ‘fastening ring’.
Drill out the ‘spot welds’ that fasten the screen to the ‘ring’.
Use a screwdriver to carefully separate the 2 pieces.
‘De-burr’ the edges of the screen – remove any uneven edges
Use a rubber mallet to drive the ring down into the shortened screen
Have your local handy dandy weld shop ‘re-spot’ the screen to the ‘fastening ring’
Secure screen to filter body with 4 nuts.
Carefully install on side of cap same way as originally installed.
Wow! Check it out! Looks a lot cooler….. don’t u think!!
Have fun & we’ll be seein’ ya.