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No power......couldn't pull skin off rice pudding

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Ivant1066, Aug 1, 2022.

  1. Ivant1066

    Ivant1066 XS400 Member

    Hi Kitchi - No sorry I haven't explained very well, what I meant by fouled was, the filters are blocking some holes on the inside of the carb I am assuming, my mechanic guy has the bike a the moment & this is what he has said. I am going round tonight to see for myself, as I have never seen a "Sleeve" on the carb with the cone filter attached to that, all photos I've seen the cone filter bolts directly on to the carb with a B/Clamp.
     
  2. Ivant1066

    Ivant1066 XS400 Member

    Hi again, please see photos......the holes on the carbs inlet, where the rubber boot on the filter fits over, were the holes I was talking about previously being fouled, the rubber boot filter neck covers the holes when assembled in place, they obviously aren't able to breathe & do what they're supposed to do. Has anyone who's fitted cone or foam pod filters come across this.......are they the wrong filters etc etc, any advice/experience would be gratefully received
     
  3. Kitchi

    Kitchi XS400 Enthusiast

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    I see what you mean. I am running the stock air box i don't have that issue.[​IMG]
    These are from MikesXS they don't look to have the same issue.
    check them out there. They have been good to me
    https://www.mikesxs.net/
     
  4. Ivant1066

    Ivant1066 XS400 Member

    Cheers thanks Kitchi......I have bought some RAM Air Foam one's, fingers crossed will do the trick.
     
  5. tstidham

    tstidham XS400 Enthusiast

    I think you're on the right track. All of those various holes/slots in the front provide air signals for various functions of the carbs. They have to be open to the intake air flow for bowl venting, diaphragm movement, idle air siphon, etc.
     

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