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Continued from Part 1

Intake bracket set into place. Notice it goes over the plastic towards the rear of the quad


Make sure you install the air temperature sensor into this bracket before final installation. Remember this sensor only measures the air temperature, not the air flow, so having it installed next to the air filter works just fine. I put a little dielectric grease to the connection to keep out water/dirt/sand


The new intake tube will curve around the top of the rear shock


You want to adjust the new intake tube so it does not contact the rear shock. There should be about a 1/4" gap once adjusted correctly


With the new intake bracket bolted down, verify that the new intake tube is not contacting the top of the rear shock.

10/29/2007 - Updated intake bracket design


Now verify everything is installed correctly and tightened up. Here are a few shots of the final install




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I hope that these pictures will help anybody else installing this intake. Use these along with the the instructions included from FuelATV and it should be an easy install.

Remember, install a new FI map that reflect your modifications.

Have fun and enjoy!

<UPDATE. FuelATV updated the intake bracket design, so no modification of your seat pan is required. I've removed the section about modifying your seat pan and added a couple updated pics.>
 

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WOW! That looks real nice...I should be getting mine in a week or so.
Did he send you a new map? Or you got a custom one? I'd like to have it if you don't mind.
 

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QUOTE (PIPO @ Sep 15 2007, 11:36 AM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=3353
WOW! That looks real nice...I should be getting mine in a week or so.
Did he send you a new map? Or you got a custom one? I'd like to have it if you don't mind.
Nope, don't have a map yet. I started it up and blipped the engine a few times but that is it.

I will need a map in the next few weeks as I'm planning a Glamis trip 9/28-9/30
 

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You should use MSPaint or some sort of program to diagram what screws are what.. A farely new person to the atv world might unscrew the wrong thing on accident
 

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QUOTE (NOTHING @ Sep 19 2007, 08:20 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=3384
You should use MSPaint or some sort of program to diagram what screws are what.. A farely new person to the atv world might unscrew the wrong thing on accident
That is a great idea, but only if I reinstall the stock intake at some point. Once you start removing the intake bolts, it is pretty straight forward on what you have to remove.

Installing my IMS fuel tank... now that one should of had more instructions
First time I had that front plastics off around the tank. Again, take your time and it all comes out great!

Larry
 

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We have now updated the Black intake bracket so NO CUTTING WILL BE NEEDED ........
 

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QUOTE (dlkfx450 @ Oct 19 2007, 06:25 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=3893
whats with the intake air temp sensor, why is it not in the intake tube
Since this is a air temp sensor, it should not matter where it is mounted. The air temp that it is measuring will be the same next to the intake area or inside the intake area. If it was an air flow sensor then 100% if must be in the air flow, but this is not the case.

QUOTE (madracing @ Oct 26 2007, 07:54 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=3972
Larry,

Great photos of your install... one question... the intake tube you used what bike is that off of?

Thanks

RJ
If this question is for me, the intake tube was included in the kit from FUELATV. Otherwise, I have no idea.

 

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Larry,

>intake tube was included in the kit from FUELATV.

Yes now that I read the whole post I under stand... just from the photos that intake tube looks like its from a KFX 400 or something... I will look for one in my garage and post a photo.

>air temp sensor, it should not matter where it is mounted.

IMO... agree with dlkfx450... even tho its mounted in the same area. The inside is a more controlled environment example air flo, water, mud, ice, etc may all effect the way the sensor works Kawi did not spend the extra money to mount it inside there for no reason.

RJ
 

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IMO... agree with dlkfx450... even tho its mounted in the same area. The inside is a more controlled environment example air flo, water, mud, ice, etc may all effect the way the sensor works Kawi did not spend the extra money to mount it inside there for no reason.
This could be true. So far I've run this intake in sand dunes and in some rocky/mountain areas. I've cleaned my filter about 3 times now and while I could see that the filter was getting dusty/dirty, no dust/dirt was in the inside of the filter or intake track. The filter + pre-filter Outerwear is working perfect.

Running in water/mud/ice/snow all bets are off. I need to some testing in those conditions to see if the elements cause problems in my setup. Water and mud, I'm sure I'll hit some this winter, so if any problems come up, I'll post them.

Thanks.

P.S. I've updated this Part 2 of the guide with an updated shot of the intake bracket.
 

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QUOTE (madracing @ Oct 26 2007, 06:54 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=3972
Larry,

Great photos of your install... one question... the intake tube you used what bike is that off of?

Thanks

RJ
got mine from dasa, i think they said it was from a trx450 $50 from them with clamps and tube adaptor
my upgrade from trinity to trinity/dasa.....need to redo the bracket w,aluminum but it works great..


 

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Here are some more facts.

With a lot of effort and extra bends and hassles you can make another intake fit. But it is not the same.

It is not the kfx400 or ltz400. They are too short and not all the curves.
It is not the trx400 or trx450. You wouldn't want it anyway because of bad flow.
It is not the raptor 700. It is good for flow, not too bad curves, but too long. You won't have space for a filter.
It is not the raptor 660. Far too short.

Any other suggestions?
 

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LTR 450........



QUOTE (Chrisjan @ Nov 15 2007, 05:55 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=4300
Here are some more facts.

With a lot of effort and extra bends and hassles you can make another intake fit. But it is not the same.

It is not the kfx400 or ltz400. They are too short and not all the curves.
It is not the trx400 or trx450. You wouldn't want it anyway because of bad flow.
It is not the raptor 700. It is good for flow, not too bad curves, but too long. You won't have space for a filter.
It is not the raptor 660. Far too short.

Any other suggestions?
 

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How much does this intake sell for? Any difference behind the fuel and bcs intakes? look pretty close to the same.
 
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