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Old 12-30-2011, 01:18 AM
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Default Re: Forgive the Noob Question

Originally Posted by BarelyAWake View Post
Nothin' to forgive

As most, if not all motorcycles, mopeds, scooters & bikes have that setup - I would say it's most likely to help protect against carb ingesting water and debris, "ram air" being exceptionally rare on any stock vehicle... but that's jus' my guess ofc

If you're curious, there has been some experimentation in reversing the jug to do exactly what yer askin' about:
Yup, I think Baird's played around with that set-up more than any of us. He'd be the one to get in touch with. That '39 Colson of his is one cool bike.

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