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Old 05-21-2008, 10:03 AM
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What are peoples thoughts about removing the sponge from the air filter ?
Would this give better performance ?

What are the chances that a foreign particle would be ingested and hurt the motor ? It seems to me that if one mounted the filter with the holes facing upward that nothing of harm would get in..

Your thoughts ?

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Old 05-21-2008, 11:18 AM
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Default Re: Air filter

Out here where I live I wouldn't run without a filter. Lots of dirt and dust in the air. Sucking dirt into your engine is just like taking some 40 grit sandpaper and sanding on the inside of you cylinder..............
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Old 05-21-2008, 01:52 PM
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Default Re: Air filter

A lot of bits you can't see will cause wear.....use the screen and be sure the thing has some oil on it.

There are aftermarket air filters that fit.
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Old 05-21-2008, 03:10 PM
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Run without a filter and your engine will be toast in a few hours.

Don't do it.
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Old 05-26-2008, 07:11 PM
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Default Re: Air filter

I agree with the above....the stock air filter is not much BUT it is better than nothing....For better filtration and better airflow it is possible to install a K&N type air filter onto these little carbs with a little tinkering...
Good Luck!
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Old 05-27-2008, 11:20 AM
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Try this.
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