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W109driver
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What's this?

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And what the heck does it do.....




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Re: What's this?

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That is the container for the unburned after burn.
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No.... That's next to the flux capacitor isn't it?
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It's a crankcase breather chamber, part number 17271-371-000. It's to take crankcase blow-by gases, filter the oil mist out, and then release the harmful pollutants into the atmosphere, as was done in 1976. :) There should be a small filter with two screens inside of it.
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Haaaa. I'll investigate. But someone has put a nasty aftermarket filter on the other side.
Like on the breather pipe near the timing inspection hole.


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