2007 WR450 Airbox removal?!?!?!?! HELP

4 replies to this topic
  • steve350f

Posted September 18, 2008 - 07:35 PM


What is the easiest way to remove the airbox for a good cleaning? I have a ton of sand in the airbox for riding Pismo Dunes and need to clean it out really good. Looks like a pain in the ass to get out competely. :lol: Any suggestions? I also noticed some rivets holding it together. What's that all about? :excuseme: Do you have to pop them to get the box fully apart after removal?


  • ckroto

Posted September 19, 2008 - 06:12 AM


leave the rivets.
Just pull the rear shock and remove the whole airbox.
Doesn't take that long at all.:excuseme:

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  • steve350f

Posted September 19, 2008 - 09:52 AM


Maybe I'm not getting it. Don't I have to swing up the subframe to get the shock out? Seems like with the subframe up, I might be able to get the airbox off the subframe without even touching the shock. Am I going about this the wrong way? I have decent mechanical ability but this is driving me nuts!!1

  • KAS

Posted September 19, 2008 - 11:07 AM


Just pull the subframe off the bike, and hose out the airbox while its still in the sumbframe.

Easiest way to do it.

  • beezer

Posted September 19, 2008 - 12:33 PM


The WR has a bazzilion wires, hoses and other chit attached to the subframe.

I'd just block off the intake with a shop rag and clean the box with Simple Green and your wife's best bath towels.

She won't mind.


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