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Old 11-08-2012, 11:28 PM   #1
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Default Left side air box options help

I'm upgrading to a Big Baron air filter to get away from the dog bowl air filter. But there is a dog bowl on both sides of my vulcan classic. Has anyone else changed the air box on the left or can it not be changed? Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:07 PM   #2
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Classiccruiser, try this link as its what some of us are or have done when changing the air cleaner setup.

http://www.gadgetjq.com/HC-TFI_install.htm
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:36 PM   #3
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Thanks bro. I will read it soon. I did read the title though and it said that was for FI models. I have carbs does that matter?


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I think your stock set up is the same as the one I had on my Meany. You can take the left side off if your installing the Barons. The air supply will be the right side(Barons) now. The stock set up pulls air from the left thru the air tunnel & the right is for show. With the Barons you've reversed that. Getting the air tunnel out from between the jugs is a pain in the arse. Good luck.
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Thank you for the help and support guys!! If ya'll ever pass through eastern NC, the first round is on me


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I'm upgrading to a Big Baron air filter to get away from the dog bowl air filter. But there is a dog bowl on both sides of my vulcan classic. Has anyone else changed the air box on the left or can it not be changed? Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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I removed it altogether when I put my BAK on. It looks cleaner, but I was thinking I'd get one of those steer skull hitch covers with the red LED lights for eyes and put it where the old dog bowl was.

I had to cut the plastic air tube out from between the cylinders. It made doing the cam chain extender job a whole lot easier, too.
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That looks awesome PatC. Thanks for the pics and info. We have the same model and color bike, or at least we did. My tins are currently at the paint shop. I'm painting them a flat black. I really enjoy my vulcan so I don't want a new bike so I'm just going to completely change the look. I will post pics when it's done sometime next year lol.


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Old 11-18-2012, 09:55 PM   #8
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Classiccruiser, as steam maker n PatC have said, the air tube is a b1tch to get out. It took me abt 4 cuts of a dremel to cut it all out. If u can get a cable saw,it will make it a whole lot easier.
I'm almost finished the mods to my bike as I'm unable to ride atm after some surgery, but can't wait to get back on. While the tank is off I'll be doing a coolant change since the radiator cap is tucked under the tank.
I'll post so pics when I get some free time to play on my computer.
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:03 PM   #9
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sweet i've actually been wondering if this would be possible my self as i would like to relocate my ignition and overall change the look of the bike with the dog bowls. thanks for the info and thanks for asking classiccruiser.
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Your welcome but I can't take the credit. All the thanks goes to the guys that chimed in and gave their 2 cents. This forum rocks because of the members!!
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