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Thread: I opened up my airbox and couldn't be happier!

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    I opened up my airbox and couldn't be happier!

    Was looking at the path of fresh air (rather the lack thereof) to the engine and decided to make some changes.
    1) remove that restrictor piece from front of filter holder
    2) cut down the filter holder so air filter is completely exposed
    3) remove the rain guard thing that prevents fresh air (and rain, presumably) from hitting the airbox


    Result:
    Noticeable performance improvement, more intake noise when opening it up. Better mid-range response.


    Here's what's been removed:
    2012 Dorsoduro 1200 -Previous: 2011 KTM 990 SMR, 2005 Tuono Factory, 2007 RSVR1000, 2008 KTM Duke 690, blah blah

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    Hi Jmardy. so did you need to have it remapped or just got on and rode with same throttle and fuelling response as before but with the better mid range etc?

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    Quote Originally Posted by truck View Post
    Hi Jmardy. so did you need to have it remapped or just got on and rode with same throttle and fuelling response as before but with the better mid range etc?
    I have a FatDuc set full rich and it’s perfect.
    2012 Dorsoduro 1200 -Previous: 2011 KTM 990 SMR, 2005 Tuono Factory, 2007 RSVR1000, 2008 KTM Duke 690, blah blah

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