Black rubber with a 90 degree bend in it...about the size of your fist. The air opening faces the front of the bike. At least this is what it looks like on the Bonnie--I have never seen one on the Speedy.
On the speedmaster the airbox is set up a bit differently from the bonnie, the snorkle is under the seat, and faces forward. It's a rubber piece, the opening is sort of rectangular and has a rib in it.
i have been curious about this myself. from what i gather, the snorkel is a bit restrictive, no?
am i correct in thinking that removal of the snorkel will result in a little more volume on the back end?
i'd like to do something to increase the volume-sometimes i can't even tell my bonnie is running. i'd like more of that classic triumph sound anyway-unfortunately i can't afford to do any serious mods right now.
Before my Thruxton, I had a Scrambler and I found it had more pickup and grunt w/ the snorkel removed. You could probably add a K&N air filter and remove the snorkel along with the stock pipes and notice something. You'll probably have to turn up the a/f mix a little to compensate.
I think (depending on who you talk to and what web site you visit) that if you add TORs and nothing else, (keep in snorkel and stock a/f) you dont have to rejet. But as you add more air to the bike by removing the above and also have more open pipes, you may have to do the rejet.
Just a quick one.I am getting a tank painted and it has no insulation/heatproofing in the frame tunnel.Do we thinks its ok to run without it in the not very hot UK?I don't think I have ever come across this before not even on my plastic tank supermotos.
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