High-G FJR Junkie!
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Millgrove, ON, CA
Somebody's put foam on your airbox, that's not OEM... not that it matters much....
The airbox is first pried off the throttle bodies (after loosening the clamps of course), undo the crankcase vent hose top middle, and be aware there is also a drain hose at the bottom slightly left, which has a filter in it. It may hold you "down", as it is captured down below. No harm pulling it up, may take some doing, and when you put it back in, no harm leaving the bottom end uncaptured.
Not a lot of room, it is a tight squeeze, but pull the front of the airbox up and you should be home free.
To get the throttle bodies off, those boots have grooves. Loosen the clamps and you will have to pry, I usually pry against the upper engine mount each side, but start on one side, say left, so the left two boots disengage say 1/4" out of the grooves, then move to the other side.
Before reinstall, I either wipe a thin film of silicone grease on the boots or give them a wee shot of silicone spray, otherwise you'll have a beatch of a time... you will have to pry the TB's back on to get them seated in the grooves before you snug up the clamps. As long as everything is lined up, it's not that bad.
Airbox goes in back side down and in first, then manipulate the boots on, hook up your hoses....... a little brute force and you'll be good.
Keep yer stick on the ice....
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