No filter pictured here so I could verify that the rear portion of the airbox seals against the top of the tank.
I had a LED light behind the tank, I could not see any light inside the airbox through the intake with the tank bolted down.
So a perfect seal all around. Air filter is a paper panel filter with rubber border, seen in previous pictures.
The first bottom section I am molding is a " Race version " as it is a large volume airbox designed for use with a thermostat delete.
The second version I am doing is the " street version " and allows the use of the OEM thermostat, like the previous T1 - now DHC open top airbox kits.
The first production unit of the street version is already spoken for.
just curious and thought about this for a while, why don't we just use pod filters directly on the throttle bode/velocity stacks? That was the setup I used on my 2000 sv650 with a lifted front tank about an extra 3/4" to help with airflow in. Seems it would save much more weight and no air box needed.
The answer to my own question that I can come up with is maybe too much heat and or no filter will fit? any ideas or clarification.
OK, this is a 2002 RC51 SP2 engine rebuild and the steps that went into it.
My engine has about 1.5 seasons of racing on it so we figured it was time for a freshening up. Also next season, I'm going to be playing with the experts so a little more HP would be nice. It would have been nice for...
New to the forum, so here's the requisite photo!
And now, the problem...bike ran very well, i owned it since 2001, and its a 2001 model.
One day after a short ride, I stopped at a neighbors house for a few minutes. When I restarted the bike it ran very roughly but I made it home...barely...
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