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Q for those who have ear shaved....

What did you do with the end of the vent line that is supposed to be plugged into the back of the RH airbox?
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In the center of your frame under your tank where the frame V's, there is a section of frame you can access (spine). My hose lays perfectly in there. No wind disterbence.
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I plugged a small lawn mower air filter on it and shoved it up under the fuel tank. I am not really sure that a filter is needed. It did not have one before, I don't guess one is needed. I am leaving mine on anyways.

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EMGO filter bolted where the air box was.

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EMGO filter bolted where the air box was.
He is talking about the carb vent hose that goes to the right side ear.

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Isn't that what he's asking about? If not, where does the one he's referring to connect? Thx.

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I used the emgo filter on the engine vent hose and had bolted it to the ear bolt. But I was conserned about water, so this hose I also shove up under the fuel tank.

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Isn't that what he's asking about? If not, where does the one he's referring to connect? Thx.
In between both carbs is a "TEE'd" vent line that runs over to, and plugs into the right side airbox. If this tube is left out in the open, when riding, moving air can get forced into it and cause the bike to bog down/miss/hesitate etc.

Shaving the ears means pulling out the airbox and leaving the end of that vent line exposed, since it has nowhere to be plugged into now.

So I wondered what people did with the line to avoid the air ingestion issues, since they removed the air box for the shave. Where did they move the end of the vent line to....

Clear as mud?


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In between both carbs is a "TEE'd" vent line that runs over to, and plugs into the right side airbox. If this tube is left out in the open, when riding, moving air can get forced into it and cause the bike to bog down/miss/hesitate etc.

Shaving the ears means pulling out the airbox and leaving the end of that vent line exposed, since it has nowhere to be plugged into now.

So I wondered what people did with the line to avoid the air ingestion issues, since they removed the air box for the shave. Where did they move the end of the vent line to....

Clear as mud?


Oh, and thanks for all the replies.

LMAS... It's funny how something so straight forward can be so confusing!
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Mine is the same place as Kanuck's, in the back bone. Just seemed to be the best place for it.

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