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how can u test ur snorks to see if they r sealed up?
 

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there are a few different ways.. an easy way to test your air intake snorkel is to start your bike and cover the snorkel with your hand. It should die within 5-8 seconds.
 

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i tired that n it didnt die. but u can tell that i was stravein it for air. so idk if im gettin my hand tight enough or not
 

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dunk it and if it fails it is just a rebuild is all jk big p is correct seal it good with the palm of your hand and it shouldnt take but a couple seconds to die
 

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ki. guess i will try again tomorrow
 

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If you didn't seal your airbox lid, it will not die. Mine is really starving for air when I cover the snorkle, but just does not quite die. I am waiting to replace air filter with UNI filter, then seal the lid.

That's my guess as to why it doesn't die...I could be wrong...
 

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ya. do u think i should seal the lid?
 

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Some people have tested them using a smoke machine...

I didn't have a smoke machine....so I used smoke bombs LOL

Filled the snorkles with smoke and covered the pipes. No leaks!!! That is just one way IMO.... I haven't gotten mine deep enough yet to really try them, so take it for what it's worth....
 

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ya. see wat happen... gonna try 2 see if i can cap them off better tomorrow
 

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yea man that is all good info ,i have done 5 and i have been 5 f0r 5 i just chance it i use a good amount of glue and trust my work lol good luck
 

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I didnt seal my air box and it died when I put my hand over it, another way is to get some plastic and cover it.
 

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ya. see wat happen... gonna try 2 see if i can cap them off better tomorrow
if i were you, i'd take the safe route and seal your airbox lid. that should fix any problems. Pull the airbox lid off and remove the stock gasket. go to the auto parts store and get you some RTV silicone and fill the notch in your airbox lid with it all the way around. dont be scared to put alot. it'll make sure it's all the way sealed.
 

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can u take the lid back off? even tho u sealed it?
 

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I seal my lid w/ silicon, usually clean it off and re-seal it every 2 or 3 rides. and yeah, it will come off, just have to pry a little. Some people put a little ring of grease around first before the silicon, so it will seal, but wont dry & stick to the plastic.
 

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yeah. you can pull it off. it'll be tough to pull off but that's ok. you will have to apply new RTV silicone each time you remove the lid to check the filter or whatever so make sure you keep some on hand
 

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im gonna try the grease tomorrow. c wat happens
 

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... I haven't gotten mine deep enough yet to really try them, so take it for what it's worth....
:thinking:Thats Thie FIRST thing i did was sink it below the bars and let it idle for about a min then i dicided they were sealed :rockn::rockn:
 

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Mine dies as soon as I cover it....LOL!! mine is sealed TIGHT...
 
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