K&N Airfilter Installed

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K&N Airfilter Installed

Post by Aussie Dave » Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:15 pm

:lol: ..... at long last, spent 3hrs in man-cave tooling on the GT...... tank off (using forum procedure - thanks guys)...... and K&N in :D .

Fairly straight forward but some bits were very tight fitting and I silicon glued the tank rubbers & side clips so as to make next time easier.

:mrgreen:

Good tank removal guide
https://www.boosterplug.com/images/shop ... lation.pdf

Also earlier post
1290 Fuel Tank Removal.zip
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Re: K&N Airfilter Installed

Post by jjscsix » Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:07 am

I'll give you a little more advice. Don't silicone the clips in. Pull them out with a pair of plyers before you take the tank off, and you can slide them back in after the tank is back on. I've done it a few times now.
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Re: K&N Airfilter Installed

Post by Aussie Dave » Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:30 am

jjscsix wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:07 am
I'll give you a little more advice. Don't silicone the clips in. Pull them out with a pair of plyers before you take the tank off, and you can slide them back in after the tank is back on. I've done it a few times now.

Great idea..... thanks....... makes sense...... the silastic won't hold next time anyway, so I'll do your trick 8-)

Cheers JJ...... I'm very encouraged by my K&N 'workout', so I'm feeling it's time to get the overdue recall's (Brembo & fuel pump) done and get out on the road again.... :) ........ it's been a long year..... :roll:


Ps Very best wishes for a happy new year to all on your side of the rock :D
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Re: K&N Airfilter Installed

Post by jjscsix » Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:15 pm

Aussie Dave wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:30 am
jjscsix wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:07 am
I'll give you a little more advice. Don't silicone the clips in. Pull them out with a pair of plyers before you take the tank off, and you can slide them back in after the tank is back on. I've done it a few times now.

Great idea..... thanks....... makes sense...... the silastic won't hold next time anyway, so I'll do your trick 8-)

Cheers JJ...... I'm very encouraged by my K&N 'workout', so I'm feeling it's time to get the overdue recall's (Brembo & fuel pump) done and get out on the road again.... :) ........ it's been a long year..... :roll:


Ps Very best wishes for a happy new year to all on your side of the rock :D
Sorry I'm just now responding. Thanks. You and I definitely have a bond with what we went through this past year. I looked at your thread about your surgery many times as a yardstick as to what to expect.
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Re: K&N Airfilter Installed

Post by Aussie Dave » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:19 pm

Cheers mate...... though my story is hopefully not what to expect for most..... I got the short straw and had the problem recovery, but thankfully I'm still here and just about to start riding (though today is very humid.... might chicken out and go early in the morning during the week.....).

At least I'm having a great time driving my Blue Tucson in airconditioned comfort...... :mrgreen: . Saturday's coffee with my older bike touring mates was nice tooo..... there's a lot to say for big airconditioned shopping plazas...... 8-). (they are both Ducati MS1200 drivers..... one is 80 & the other 70...... still ride well too ;) ).

I'm keen to get out in the country on the bike though.......
Current delights...1290GT-2017, CBR1100XX-2005

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