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Help Needed ASAP (Can't Access Pair Valves)

Hello fellas,

Please forgive me for my ignorance since I am mechanically challenged and have only changed oil (bike and car) and nothing else. As I am trying to do the Kleen Air/block off plate mod. I installed the frame sliders and am trying to block off the pair valves but am about 1 or 2 steps from finishing. I was able to get all the screws off, got to the air filter, took that off but now I can't remove the bottom part. I have attached a video showing where I am stuck at. Any and all advice is appreciated.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFlUpSqJxc4
 

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Can you post the physical link? iOS continues to go to shit and can't view embedded videos on forum

Try parsing the link like w w w .youtube.com/videolink
 

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What is your actual question?
 

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I also just realized, I thought you didn't need to/couldn't do the kleen air mod for the 2013.

Only block of plates and only if you needed to do a tune.
 

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What is your actual question?
I'm sorry, busy and left out the problem although it's in the video. Got the air filter out but now I can't take the bottom part (the thing that holds the air filter and hugs the throttle bodies). I can't take it off to access the pair valves to block off the plates.

Ps. I am experiencing some popping/backfiring when letting off the throttle and want to block off the pair valves. Sorry, I am away from home now and am usin my iphone

Can you post the physical link? iOS continues to go to shit and can't view embedded videos on forum

Try parsing the link like w w w .youtube.com/videolink
Here it is (take out the spaces)

www .you tube.com/ watch?v= AFlUpSqJxc4
 

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You don't need to take the filter out of the airbox or take the airbox apart. I haven't watched the video I'm just guessing that's what you're tryin to do.

You have to loosen the throttle body clamps via the hex key bolts where the holes in your frame are. Once you have them loosened it takes a little pimp juice but pull the airbox up and away from the throttle bodies and you're golden.
 

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ok it pretty easy. Are your side fairings off? Look at the side of the bike and you will see where the airbox connects to the bodies. You will then see, on each side a small allen screw. Loosen it up, DO NOT take it out, there is a spacer that will fall. After those are loose it will pop off.
 
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ok it pretty easy. Are your side fairings off? Look at the side of the bike and you will see where the airbox connects to the bodies. You will then see, on each side a small allen screw. Loosen it up, DO NOT take it out, there is a spacer that will fall. After those are loose it will pop off.
Also you can google "remove 09-12 zx6r airbox" (it's the same as your model)
Yes, I took off the side fairings, removed all the from the airbox, removed the top of the airbox, loosened the 3mm hex screws but can't get the lower part of the airbox out. It just seemed stuck. I don't want to just "pull as hard as I can". It feels like something is still attached and holding onto it.
 

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Just pull on it. Mine was on pretty snug too. If you removed those two bottom screws believe me, it will come off. Don't worry you will not hurt anything, just pull it off.
 

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just back those little Allen screws out as much as you can without disassembling the bracket assembly, then remove the 10mm bolt that's by the air duct where the throttle cables are routed. It'll seem tight around the throttle bodies still, but you have to finesse it off by lifting as close to the throttle bodies as you can(where it is most solid) if that makes sense. just don't pull up on the entire air box like you're trying to lift the bike by it. hopefully you're using a t-handle Allen wrench through those access holes in the frame as well.
 

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Just pull on it. Mine was on pretty snug too. If you removed those two bottom screws believe me, it will come off. Don't worry you will not hurt anything, just pull it off.
Winner. It was VERY snug but I got it off. Thanks for all the replies
 
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I'm glad it worked out well.
 

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I'm glad it worked out well.
Having never worked on a bike, I was just afraid of breaking anything and it felt like it was held down by additional screws but it wasn't. The rubber hoses were just hugging hard onto the throttle bodies as you said. Thanks man, it was reassuring.
 

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There's no doubt sometimes you will catch flak here and there but never take offense. It's all in good fun and part of the learning process. The same goes for the fb group. All in fun and you get the info you need.
 
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