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1954 GMC 350 Hydra-Matic Truck w/Hydraulic rear hoist #1308996 Tue Apr 30 2019 01:45 AM
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1954 GMC 350-27 Original > eBay

What is that blue cylinder looking thing, to the right of the heater temperature control hoses Picture
There is some kind of hose attached to the bottom of the blue cylinder heading downwards.
The blue cylinder is held in place by a bracket that is mounted on the firewall.

I think this truck has tranny cooler hoses.

Re: 1954 GMC 350 Hydra-Matic Truck w/Hydraulic rear hoist [Re: jorb] #1309140 Wed May 01 2019 03:19 AM
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Looks like a fresh air filter for a Hydrovac booster to me. In later years they put then inside the cab on the firewall or behind the seat on the floor.

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Re: 1954 GMC 350 Hydra-Matic Truck w/Hydraulic rear hoist [Re: jorb] #1309284 Thu May 02 2019 06:59 PM
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"Looks like a fresh air filter for a Hydrovac booster"

Could be ?

Re: 1954 GMC 350 Hydra-Matic Truck w/Hydraulic rear hoist [Re: jorb] #1309290 Thu May 02 2019 08:27 PM
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It is the fresh air filter for the Hydrovac,
that is a factory location before it got moved to inside the cab
I worked on this exact unit in a different truck and removed these parts from wrecks at the salvage yard for some of my trucks.
I have some documentation about the air lines and clamps needed to install it in that location. But I don’t know where it is off hand.
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Re: 1954 GMC 350 Hydra-Matic Truck w/Hydraulic rear hoist [Re: 2ManyTrucks] #1309402 Fri May 03 2019 04:06 PM
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Thanks for the clarification.
Now I'll know what it is, if I see another one in the future.

Must be pretty hard to find filters?


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