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Old 07-30-2009, 09:02 PM
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Default Re: 2 stroke engine without an Air Cleaner

Originally Posted by 2door View Post
That's beautiful. Question: Do you notice any difference in intake noise and how thick is the foam. The 2 strokes are notorious for noisey intakes due to the, well, 2 strokes, and I've been giving some thought to trying BikeGuy Joe's idea of constructing a foam filled air box that would eliminate some of the pop-pop-pop that comes from the intake cycle.
Tom, The foam is 1" thick. I made a punch out of some stainless pipe and just punch them out. You get a little more carb, or intake noise. Kind of like the old Carter AFB's or an old Holley. Only on a smaller scale.

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