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Installing Jets and Relocating the Rear Head Breather

Discussion in 'How-To' started by slowrower, Mar 24, 2008.

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  1. busa2r

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    Good post where can you get the puke can
     
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    Good, Clear Post Slowrower!
     
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    Ok I give .... what is a puke can? I seen a buddy of mine use one but I don't think that's what you guys are talking about. thanks :confused:
     
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    it collects oil coming through the engine breather hose (blow by??) - keeps everything clean and tidy and when it gets full you empty it
     
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    Here is the one I had on my 03. I got it from Jirah's.

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    hey guys how the hell do you get to the hose in the heads,it sits so far in ,its hard to get a pair of pliers to get the clamp off,any tricks?also is the front line 1/4"? im just wondering how i would get the old clamps off and tighten up the new clamps.... thanks jim
     
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    good question delly I was thinking the same thing. Any input on that from those who have done it would be great. I want to get the hose from the rear head away from the backing plate. I don't follow why a filter would be any use on the end of the rear hose either rather than a puke can as the rear head hose blows. Can someone also please confirm the sizes of the hoses needed for the Super Sidewinder please for front and rear hoses?
     
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    I posted these a while back but in case you didn't see them here they are again.

    The bowl screws are the slot type which I really don't like and can be changed to SHCS they are 10-24 X 3/4 (3 ea.) and 10-24 X 2 3/8 (1 ea.)
    If you remove the Bowl plug (brass plug on bottom of bowl) with a small clear container under it you will catch all the gas and be able to see if you have any dirt etc that may be in your carb.

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    great write up. I just used it to change one of my jets.


    Thanks
     
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    Lee...I believe the rear breather hose is 3/8 and the front breather hose is 7/32......here is the post that Gas put up....

    http://www.bigdogbiker.com/forums/customizing/298-front-breather-hose-stainless-braided.html
     
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    Thanks a lot Dave :2thumbs:
     
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    anytime :cheers:
     
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    Hey Slow, did you have to adjust your carb settings after the rejet? I see you still have the white cap on your idle fuel/air mixture screw, that is why I asked. How does it run?
     
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    with the breather valve, which way shoud it flow? should you be able to blow into it or suck on it while its connected to the rear head?
     
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    The breather vent is to allow crank case pressure to escape the cylinder head. So the way you worded your question would be to suck not blow:roll:
     
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    I laughed after I read my post also. I had a shop change my hoses to clear hoses and they flipped that valve around. What would that do? and would it cause problems?
     
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    Could blow off and or cause oil leaks. The pistons move a lot of air in the crankcase and it has to be able to go some where.:up:
     
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    what about make the motor use allot of oil? I haven't rode the bike in months, but I just got back from the key west poker run. 230 miles each way. when i got there i was a quart low. people were telling me that i was blowing allot of smoke out of the exhaust. could that valve being switched do all of that or do you think I have anither problem? ( valve seals?)
     
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    Yea it could push some oil by the guides. Some of the 05's had issues with the TP boxes and rocker arms affecting the guides.
     
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