Possibilities vs. Probabilities: could it go horribly wrong? sure ... It's possible. Anything can... But is it the most probable outcome? I think not.
Anybody remember how much fun it used to (not) be to safety wire the 3 air cleaner bolts? The factory didn't do it ...but one of those could easily come loose and get sucked in the engine... The stock Ham Can on my old 82 was safety wired.
Hay everybody wants the drippy breather line routed clean, out of the way, and somewhere it isn't going to dump all over the engine. Yet god forbid one tries to go up and over for fear that it may suck backwash/moisture into the engine. So this guy comes up with an alternative that's actually kind of clever, I think.
Could the plastic Y fitting age crack and shatter, sure...in like 20 years. But I think/hope that someone would think to service the air filter before then.
So maybe we just appreciate the guy sharing his idea and lighten up a little..
Scarlet Red 2010 Road Glide Custom named Trixie - She's a flashy little minx..
Basic black 1981 Tour Glide Classic named Alice - She's a sleeper project.