Sweet breather hose setup

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  • eater_of_dirt

Posted September 29, 2001 - 02:34 PM


Did this on my blue bike, and on my dads red. First thing I did was take the breather and split it into two lines, then I took one of the lines and put a 1 way valve on the line to allow flow into the crank case, I then ran this line up and into my airbox between filter and carb, so I get filtered air into my crankcase. Then I put a 1 way valve on the other hose that allows flow out of the crank case and let this line hang down. Works like a dream, eliminates getting oil inside you're box if you do it normally, and stops water/dirt getting into carb/crankcase. For the valves I just used some small hose valves that my dad just literally had lying around, you can probably find them pretty easy.

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  • Boit

Posted September 29, 2001 - 05:28 PM


Have you noticed any difference in throttle response or smoothness of the engine after routing the lines as you described? My KLX suffered with surging until I routed the breather to the atmosphere instead of between the filter and carb. The positive/negative pulses of the breather apparently affect airflow to the carb.

  • BajaGod

Posted September 29, 2001 - 08:29 PM


Not really, I can imagine positive pressure creating this, but with this setup no positive pressure is going into the airbox.

So I guess my answer would be no

****Wow, my Bajagod nick stopped working awhile ago so I made eater_of_dirt, all of a sudden im posting as bajagod??? whatever****

[This message has been edited by BajaGod (edited September 29, 2001).]

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