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Air filter screen

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As a newbie to the 4 stroke scene, I am hopeful that some of you pillars of knowledge will know if it is really important to keep the metal mesh screen on the airfilter cage. Anyone? Anyone? Beuhler?

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Only if you do not want you bike to go up in flames. Keep it or buy a flame proof air filter.

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As said above buy a backfire proof filter, if you decide to do it i believe a yz250 filter cage will match right up instead of trying to cut out the screen.

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Yes, the YZ250 or YZ125 aircage will fit and do not have the screen. I do recommend a flame proof filter.

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Yes, I have run the YZ250 cage on my 03 450 for over a year without any problems. :thumbsup:

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I've run mine for 5000 miles without screen, regular UNI filter and Maxima synthetic filter oil without any problems whatsoever, so far. The impressive increase in air flow required a switch to a richer needle/MFJ...

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