Cheap air box that works

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Cheap air box that works

Post by kevxtx » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:25 am

Cheap Air Box
I have been asked this question a few times of late, where can I get the cheapest air box for my 990 that works.

The cheapest air box I know of.

Send George an Email for a base plate, tell him kevxtx sent you gfrago@otenet.gr or you can buy them off Ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Aluminum-base-p ... 32&vxp=mtr

Then buy one of these filters a JC30-80 http://www.patrickmotorsports.com/part/ ... w-jc30-80/

For the local Oz guys these guys are our local filter agents
http://www.itgairfilters.com/distributo ... utors&ID=2

You can make seals for the base plate by cutting the orange seal out of your standard air filter.

# Note these filters need to be oiled + grease applied to the base plate/filter sealing face to make sure you have an it air tight seal.

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by budgesrsv » Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:52 pm

Oh no ! Looks like I've no excuses now :D air filter here we come ! Thanks kev I've been searching high and low for these :lol:

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by ROL99 » Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:17 am

Hi!

Got the base plate some weeks ago directly from George, great contact and prompt delivery.

Perfect fit on the bike and with the ITG.

Still have to do the ini run to see how it works (for me!).

Great recommendateion Kev!

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by kevxtx » Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:34 am

Thanks for your feedback Roland nice to know. Where did you get your filter from & what was the price.

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Post by pinifarina » Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:06 pm

Hi, thanks for the tip.

Isn't it the same kind of this one?
Only asking because already bought this one :shock:

http://www.performance-filters-shop.com ... or-KTM-990

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by budgesrsv » Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:28 pm

pinifarina wrote:Hi, thanks for the tip.

Isn't it the same kind of this one?
Only asking because already bought this one :shock:

http://www.performance-filters-shop.com ... or-KTM-990
Totally different it is like the rotweiler filter.

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Post by bambadoo » Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:29 pm

I am running the ITG jc30/65 "Sausage" filter. It is just great. With a proper map the bike really rocks.
Used blank base plates - a bit of work getting it to fit.. But remember only RC8 stacks fit here. The standard stacks are to "tall" for this airfilter. You have to go up to jc30/90 (think it was called that) for the standard stacks to fit inside,
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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by pinifarina » Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:35 pm

budgesrsv wrote:
pinifarina wrote:Hi, thanks for the tip.

Isn't it the same kind of this one?
Only asking because already bought this one :shock:

http://www.performance-filters-shop.com ... or-KTM-990
Totally different it is like the rotweiler filter.

Thanks!

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by kevxtx » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:03 am

bambadoo wrote:I am running the ITG jc30/65 "Sausage" filter. It is just great. With a proper map the bike really rocks.
Used blank base plates - a bit of work getting it to fit.. But remember only RC8 stacks fit here. The standard stacks are to "tall" for this airfilter. You have to go up to jc30/90 (think it was called that) for the standard stacks to fit inside,
Useful info I will add this to the main page.

The MK3 still offers a good air flow.

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Post by ROL99 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:17 am

kevxtx wrote:Thanks for your feedback Roland nice to know. Where did you get your filter from & what was the price.
Hi Kev,

bought it from Merlin Motorsports, UK, http://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/p148/ ... _info.html. Was buying using our companies account, so a little less, great support with prompt and quick delivery from the UK to Austria.

Had the ini run yesterday and a (very) short test, seems to run great with your map #10, adjusted by +2% F1/F2 from 2000 rpm as you recommended. Btw. running the standard stacks with secondaries removed.

Will keep you informed
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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by bambadoo » Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:10 am

Interesting. It is probably just the "Sausage" filter that wont take the standard stacks.
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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by budgesrsv » Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:45 pm

I have just ordered the ITG filter and a blank baseplate. Does anyone have any dimensions for the position and size of the holes for the throttle bodies ? Looking at the pictures of the pre-cut plates the holes don't seem to be circular ? Also I intend to cut the seals from the standard air filter, do they fit between the TBs and plate ? Any advice would be appreciated.

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by kevxtx » Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:27 pm

ROL99 wrote:
kevxtx wrote:Thanks for your feedback Roland nice to know. Where did you get your filter from & what was the price.
Hi Kev,

bought it from Merlin Motorsports, UK, http://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/p148/ ... _info.html. Was buying using our companies account, so a little less, great support with prompt and quick delivery from the UK to Austria.

Had the ini run yesterday and a (very) short test, seems to run great with your map #10, adjusted by +2% F1/F2 from 2000 rpm as you recommended. Btw. running the standard stacks with secondaries removed.

Will keep you informed
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Thanks Roland, what was the height clearance like with the STD stacks?

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by kevxtx » Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:30 pm

bambadoo wrote:Interesting. It is probably just the "Sausage" filter that wont take the standard stacks.
To confirm the flat top 65 will take the STD stacks & the round top only takes the RC8 stacks? Just trying to clarify what takes what as I am getting conflicting information off the net.

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by ROL99 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:48 am

kevxtx wrote:Thanks Roland, what was the height clearance like with the STD stacks?
Hi Kev,

sorry, did not measure the clearance but it is enough room for the standard stacks, discussed it in advance as well with George for I was thinking of the JC30/90 dur to this matter but George recommended the JC30/65 as well and he was afraid of the hight of the JC30/90 under the tank. So I followed his advice with the JC30/65.

If I see the pictures of the saussage filter it seems clear (to me ;-) ) compared to the square type, that there is not enough space for the std. stacks as the filter is too close to the stacks from the side and this is to my opinion the point, the internal hight is not the problem.

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by kevxtx » Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:53 am

Thanks for that Roland.

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by bambadoo » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:02 am

I have been running the ITG filter for a couple of years now. Been trying alot of maps.

I wrote something about it here.
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=3770&start=650#p23800

The latest iteration is by far the best (for me and my setup)..

Other mods:
-ITG Sausage filter itg30-65
- breather outside the filter
-Akra cans
-32mm Db-killers both in and out depending on my mood (25.03.2013 - it is out :) )
-2nd flies and shafts removed
-RC8 Stacks
O2 sensors turned off
EPC turned off
SAS blocked off
Gearing: 16 tooth sprocket front & 42 tooth sprocket rear
95 and 98 ron fuel.
Live up North in Norway.. 6 degrees C outside today :)

The latest map can be downloaded here (unable to upload zip files on this forum now.. Worked last year)
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6y-cEF ... lxb28/edit

I have never had the bike performance measured.

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by kevxtx » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:10 am

Thanks for your feedback, looks like these air boxes could be a hit. If anyone has one in Brisbane let me borrow the air box for a few days & will build a custom map for them.

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Post by Riton » Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:11 pm

ROL99 wrote:Hi Kev,

sorry, did not measure the clearance but it is enough room for the standard stacks, discussed it in advance as well with George for I was thinking of the JC30/90 dur to this matter but George recommended the JC30/65 as well and he was afraid of the hight of the JC30/90 under the tank. So I followed his advice with the JC30/65.
Hi all, I did not know that there was a JC30/90.
However there is a JC30/80 which does not appear in the ITG documentation :
http://itgairfilters.com/downloads/JC30.pdf

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and it fit well under the tank my old SM 990 :

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I bought it there : http://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/advan ... ords=JC30-
Saddened for bad knowledge of the English - I'm a french speaker

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Re: Cheap air boxes that work

Post by kevxtx » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:37 pm

Great find now that is the one we need, I have edited the 1st page.

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