Cheap air box that works

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by MadMoose » Wed Feb 10, 2016 11:42 am

Right then, time to measure and order!

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by valexi » Sun Feb 28, 2016 1:58 pm

What height of filter have you used with these plates? I have Duke 990 '07

http://itgairfilters.com/product/jc30-s ... lter-jc30/

JC30/65 or JC30/100 ?

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by Jorrel » Sat May 21, 2016 3:42 pm

valexi wrote:What height of filter have you used with these plates? I have Duke 990 '07

http://itgairfilters.com/product/jc30-s ... lter-jc30/

JC30/65 or JC30/100 ?
JC30-65

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by jhalfhide » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:35 am

This thread is still helping people. Just ordered my baseplate from George and will order up a 30-80 ITG today.

I have a question regarding the O-Rings everybody is using for the baseplate/throttle body seal. Is there a size I can buy as I can't seem to get them from MotoHooligan and want to leave my original air box intact, should I need to return?


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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by kevxtx » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:06 am

I thought George was selling the 2 x O ring seals with the plate?

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by jhalfhide » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:16 am

In that case, I need not worry. Just finished my order for the ITG filter, 2 x clips and the cleaning/oiling kit. Can't wait to get it all done as already loving map #15 on my standard 13 plate.


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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by bigred » Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:12 am

George is indeed selling the o rings with the plate. Mine arrived yesterday.


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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by kevxtx » Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:48 am

bigred wrote:George is indeed selling the o rings with the plate. Mine arrived yesterday.


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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by passiv » Sun Oct 30, 2016 5:20 pm

Hello,

I'm just wondering - watching the rottweiler video on airbox mod (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jdglte4MJbw) and several other (http://www.ladowntownnews.com/app/SMR/index_3.htm) sources, everyone seems to get rid of the bottom half of the stock airbox.

Why?

Because you put the baseplate on TOP of the throttle bodies and all the mechanic parts, throttle cables , plugs are exposed.
One would believe it is better to keep the throttle bodies nice and dry covered with the plastic box from the pottom, tank and airbox from top. Or did I miss something?

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by jhalfhide » Sun Oct 30, 2016 6:59 pm

passiv wrote:Hello,

I'm just wondering - watching the rottweiler video on airbox mod (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jdglte4MJbw) and several other (http://www.ladowntownnews.com/app/SMR/index_3.htm) sources, everyone seems to get rid of the bottom half of the stock airbox.

Why?

Because you put the baseplate on TOP of the throttle bodies and all the mechanic parts, throttle cables , plugs are exposed.
One would believe it is better to keep the throttle bodies nice and dry covered with the plastic box from the pottom, tank and airbox from top. Or did I miss something?
Maybe everyone's so fast they need the weight saving.

I myself ride in all conditions and I think I would prefer to leave the base of the air box in place. I'm thinking there'll be less road filth flung up onto my nice oiled air filter.

Will do mine at some point but just need a clear weekend.


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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by kevxtx » Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:07 pm

I removed the base OEM air box so it does not full up with dirt & water, with no lid it is open to the elements, 2nd reason I wanted more air flow over the motor, I did not do it for weight savings.

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by jhalfhide » Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:59 pm

kevxtx wrote:I removed the base OEM air box so it does not full up with dirt & water
Good point [THUMBS UP SIGN]


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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by passiv » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:06 pm

now that makes sense, Kev.
did you have any corrosion or dirt collected on the throttle bodies? Or removing it is perfectly safe and you only get benefits?

maybe if you cut out the side panel of the lower airbox, where the SAS was mounted, you might get a compromise? or not worth it? maybe also couple drain holes

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by passiv » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:29 pm

but my basic question is : does it make sense to go for aftermarket airbox if the only thing i want is smoother running engine? (on/off throttle - i'm removing the 2nd flies and wonder what else i have to do.)

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by kevxtx » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:14 am

You can get a smooth ride with the STD air box.

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by passiv » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:00 am

kevxtx wrote:You can get a smooth ride with the STD air box.
that's what i wanted to hear...so i'll remove the 2nd flies + SAS and put the stock airbox back in place.

I have also ordered the RC8 stack and am planning to replace the front one with it - makes sense?
tuneecu map #9 looks like it should fit :) (i currently have it custom-tuned, smoother than before, but didnt cure the on/off throttle, too much exhaust pop and also runs warmer)

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by Winterwolf » Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:16 am

Morning all... Just waiting for my base plate and filter delivery... Then realised I've forgot to order the air filter oil at the same time..... Just checked and itg only offer expensive courier delivery for it.

What's everyone using on their filters? .... Is it just a generic filter oil and there all the same? , or better off buying the itg stuff?

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by jhalfhide » Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:51 am

Winterwolf wrote:Morning all... Just waiting for my base plate and filter delivery... Then realised I've forgot to order the air filter oil at the same time..... Just checked and itg only offer expensive courier delivery for it.

What's everyone using on their filters? .... Is it just a generic filter oil and there all the same? , or better off buying the itg stuff?

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by Winterwolf » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:03 am

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Re: Cheap air box that works

Post by Elvis » Sun Mar 05, 2017 1:11 pm

Just installed the ITG JC30-80 with George plate and the foam o-ring.
It is easy enough work but i find the foam o-ring too thick making the stack install a bit difficult and in principle foam can fall a part when it is in a dry and hot environment.
does anyone knows were can i get the o-rings that rottweiler use?
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