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Offline Northwest rider

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Air cleaner
« on: May 31, 2020, 09:07:37 pm »
so new here, found by Google and figured this was a good place to start...

So exhaust planned soon and thinking about getting a new air cleaner to.  However my problem is this.  I hate the way most of them sound.  I do not like the high pitch air hiss/intake sound.  I want to make sure the bike can breathe enough but I dont care about all out preformance. 

Is there an aftermarket air cleaner/intake without that terrible sound or am I SOL?



Offline DrM

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Re: Air cleaner
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2020, 08:17:05 am »
A bell-type cover over the air filter (one that covers most of the actual filter element) will go a long way to attenuating the hiss of the air being sucked in.  That is what I put on mine, and for the same reason as you state -- attenuate the hiss.  The cover I show here only cost me about $30, but you can spend a lot more if you want.  The cover I use has a 7" diameter circumference and a 2" depth, which fits very nicely over the 5-1/2" K&N air filter supplied for the Cobra air intake I bought.

Offline 7udro

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Re: Air cleaner
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2020, 10:58:58 am »
Stock one Is perfect.. Also stock filter panel Is like a k&n One, its not made of paper 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Offline Northwest rider

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Re: Air cleaner
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2020, 12:03:04 pm »
Good info on the cover and interesting that the stock may be enough.  When I have the free time I do plan to get this thing to a dyno guy.  Have him just tune it more precise better power under the curve and lighter/smoother engine brake in all gears stuff like that just tailor the bike to me.

Unfortunately no idea when because nearest guy is 250ish miles in Northern Oregon/southern Washington

Offline 7udro

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Re: Air cleaner
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2020, 01:53:47 pm »
Well... Tuning an engine at stoic values Will let it run coooler (i mean cold) for sure... If you want to do such procedure you definitively want to install a full exhaust and open intake..  from my perspective tuning work costs like a brand new supercharger intake.

If you like After market intakes do the swap... You dont Need Money ti the grave 😇

Offline Sdaniels

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Re: Air cleaner
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2020, 07:31:25 am »
You could try the air cleaner with a round body that turns out of the throttle bodies straight into the wind, with a cone shaped filter.  Ran one on a VTX...no hissing noise.

https://www.useforce.com/product/yamaha-bolt-intake-by-forcewinder/
« Last Edit: June 06, 2020, 10:13:42 am by Sdaniels »
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