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Old 01-10-2013, 09:34 PM   #76
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Ok, you guys are way more advanced on this subject so no laughing at my simple idea. I notice the rooney is still using the filter and airbox top with the clips, but got rid of the horns and came out the top. Can we not just seal around the base where the horns meet the top of the airbox and run flexible tubing off the ends of the horns and up to a filter near the steering neck?
There is a lot of space under the right side of the tank there, where all the electrcal junk is and the coils are. If that stuff was moved a duct could be made so the intake is level with the top of the back bone of the frame and has a flexible duct to the existing filter setup ?? It wouldnt be quite as high as the Rooney setup but would be close.
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:40 PM   #77
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FD & gearbox vent

The gearbox and finaldrive vents I made for my R80ST don't solve the problems I had with the oil getting milky.
Each time I took the hoses off water came dripping out.
The warm air coming out of the FD or gearbox condensates in the hoses and runs back into the fd or gearbox.

In other threads I asked others about it, but nobody had that problem.
I even asked a Dutch boxer guru about the gearbox breather he sells. He told me that there is always condensation in the hose and the oil still turns milky. (it must be the dutch wet conditions)

Because of the deep river crossings I sometimes have to do I still like to keep the hoses.
I made some double hoses with one side connected to the air intake.
Now there is some constant airflow through the breather hoses and I hope this will take away the condensation.





To test the airflow I kept a lighter in front of one hose and blew along the opening of the other hose.
By doing this I could see the flame being sucked towards the hose.
I hope this system will not suck out all my gearbox oil

If this works the next thing will be to fix the carb vents.
If someone has detailed pics of modified carb vents and could post them that would be great.
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:54 PM   #78
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Great work, Bas. I'm waiting anxiously to see what you come up with for the carbs.

*edit: How about using clear hose to see what's going on?

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Old 02-09-2013, 02:33 PM   #79
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Great work, Bas. I'm waiting anxiously to see what you come up with for the carbs.

*edit: How about using clear hose to see what's going on?
Didn't think about that. But would be a great option for a testing period.
I will change them for clear ones.

Thnx Igor.
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:25 PM   #80
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How about using one of these? Or as someone stated in FWD forum "use a condom and a zip tie".

http://www.tmrcustoms.com/store/inde...oducts_id=1075

Or this, it's cheaper: http://www.lowrangeoffroad.com/index...er-bellow.html
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:25 PM   #81
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I looked at the ones on ATV rear diffs some years ago. Never got around to pricing one up.
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:58 AM   #82
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One more with a breather cap. The FWD groups have this same discussion. Haven't done this mod yet, but will before I'm in the creek.

http://www.toyota120.com/html/rear_diff_breather.html
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:30 AM   #83
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Carb vent.

They still need to be tested but this might solve my problem of water flowing into my float bowls through the vent holes.

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Old 02-26-2013, 11:35 AM   #84
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Bling indeed. I gather you had the Bling cover machined up. Looks very stealth
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:47 AM   #85
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They still need to be tested but this might solve my problem of water flowing into my float bowls through the vent holes.
What about the drain tube in the bowl?
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:56 AM   #86
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What about the drain tube in the bowl?
I sealed those last summer.
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:59 AM   #87
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Wow. Nice work! Need anyone else to do some testing for you?
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Old 02-26-2013, 10:50 PM   #88
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They still need to be tested but this might solve my problem of water flowing into my float bowls through the vent holes.

That looks great. I assume the vents are accessible behind the Bing/Bling cover. Do the little brass plugs holding the cover on come off easy. I assume you have taped threads into the carb to screw the cover on ? Is the vent into the bowl that you have plugged a vent or overflow ?
Thanks Phil
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:02 AM   #89
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Some good ideas...keep them coming
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:11 AM   #90
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nice!
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