Harold Bawlzangya Racing

Sucking dirt at Highland Park – 5.17.13 ride

Early in the day, the Lectron was running great and all was good.

Hills,  rocks, roots and ruts . . .

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And my pipe/silencer coupler fix worked:

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But as the morning went on, the bike started running strange.  The culprit was dirt getting into the intake and impacting the fuel metering of the carb.  In addition to be the first ride with the Lectron, this was also my first ride with a new air box / air boot combination.  In the past I’ve used the KDX airboot with the KX air box and KX air filter.  This new air intake is a KDX airboot, KX airbox and the KDX air filter.  I decided to cut the day short and not risk sucking in any more dirt that I already did.

Once I got home and could examine things, I tracked the problem down to the KDX holder.  See below . . .

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Tightening down the nuts to secure everything to the airbox just makes the gap larger.

Some 1/4″ aluminum took care of the warped mating surface:

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And the finished holder:

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