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Old 12-10-2012, 07:27 PM   #1
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Removing emission system

I'm removing the gas recirculating system on my airhead. I know to use rubber timing plugs to plug the holes in the air box, but I can't remember which plug to use to plug the heads. I know a drain plug threads in, but I can't remember which one.

Anyone has the part number?

I did a search on this forum but couldn't figure out the right search terms so got nothing.

Thanks
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:36 PM   #2
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It's the 16mm plug used on oilheads. Get the crush washers too.

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Old 12-10-2012, 09:21 PM   #3
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Perfect, thanks

Do I use loctite thread lock, semi-thread lock, anti-seize, or nothing at all?
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Old 12-10-2012, 10:50 PM   #4
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I use ant-seize and torque them just as they were in the sump. I have never had one come loose.
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:09 AM   #5
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Mine stripped the threads when taking them out. Becareful!
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:30 AM   #6
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I'm removing the gas recirculating system on my airhead. I know to use rubber timing plugs to plug the holes in the air box...

I was wondering what to use to plug the air box holes, thanks!
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:11 AM   #7
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Ahh... about to do this m'self... starting on the winter to-do's....

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Old 12-11-2012, 11:17 AM   #8
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Bulkhead fittings in air box

While getting bulkhead fitting at the plumbing supply, Put a hose on the nipple sticking outa the air box, and run the hose aft . I've used PVC valve in the end as check valve . I get the head plugs from the plumbing supply also . I always apply heavy never sieze to the head plugs and drill across the head, into the allen hole, for a safety wire . SS wire it to the exhaust spigot . I've had 2 blow out on mountains before the safety wire idea .

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Old 12-12-2012, 08:54 PM   #9
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Or,you could loosen the nut where the tube enters the Airbox and insert a copper cent piece.Retighten the nut and everything looks stock.

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Old 12-12-2012, 09:01 PM   #10
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I don't like the timing hole covers there. I have seen too many fall out. I have had the same modified carriage bolts in my airbox for 25 years now. Air tight/water tight and they are still there just like I put them in so many years ago.
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