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This right side engine shot from my not yet delivered '70 280S seems to show something missing. What is supposed to go where the open end of the tube thingie is?
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Without a few more pics, it's where hot air is take off the exhaust to heat the incoming air, aka a heat riser.

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Yep, that's exactly what it is. It attaches to the bottom of the air cleaner.
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Thank you.....makes total sense. Happy Motoring to all!
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