Nah, go with a tunnel ram or a cross ram. I just put the air cleaner on my nova today and with the 3/4" adapter under the carb and the air cleaner being 2 1/4 " it's level with the firwall, I'm glad I didnt get a 3" element.
we all know that im the faster cool honda and that sinister is the slow, ricer! lol jp. Im not satisfied with my times though....definately need more practice and more parts but im selling my car so im not sure how much faster this thing will ever be