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    Default Big hole cut into my airbox

    I checked my air filter and when i took it out theres a bloomin great hole in it.It looks like somebody has tried to fit pipes in it or something.

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    There was a fag butt and a big bit of plastic which i assume came through the hole.

    Why would somebody do this?

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    There must had been a second induction hose fitted at one point

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    Or a very hungry mouse!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by insignia28 View Post
    Or a very hungry mouse!!!
    pmsl

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    Don't worry about it, it will cause you no harm just help the engine breath better at higher revs. A few of us have a similar mod done but a little neater than that.

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    And I thought I had made a bit of a mess of my attempt at the additional hole!!!

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    Makes you wonder what else the last owner had done if thats the best they could do with a simple hole.

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    Is there not a risk that something could fly up and end up wedging itself in the air intake pipe or worse still working its way into the engine?

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    no it would have to go through the filter first mate

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    Even without that hole you still find fag butts, flys, stones as they get in through the air intake pipe.

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