Home
BMW 740
Ninja 650
BlackBerry
More Stuff
About Me
Favorites
Feedback
FAQ & Legal
 
 
 

Air Filter Removal
 

Enjoy, and remember ALWAYS work safe and I assume NO RESPONSIBILITY for your actions, mechanical abilities or anything that may occur during the nature of the repairs.

Disclaimer: Not for distribution, redistribution, sale, re-sale or otherwise without my written consent.  This information is presented with no liability or guarantee expressed or implied, work at your own risk.  Copyright © Magnum / Magnum1.com 2003-2008.

First remove the seat by inserting the key, turning and then lifting the seat and sliding backÖ.LOL:

 

Then remove the two 10MM bolts that hold the tank down:
After removing those bolts I used a box to prop up the tank so I could get my hands under there to disconnect the rest of the connections:
A view of the fuel pump from under the backside of the tank:
Now locate the fuel pump lead and disconnect it.  Itís on the left side of the bike:
Like so and then route the end of the connector under the wire harness:
Now on the right side of the bike is the fuel hose quick connect.  Take your flat head screwdriver and slide the red piece out until it has stops:
Like so:
Now pull the fuel line connection off the nipple.  You may need to give it a good tug, but make sure your free hand is stabilizing the tank:
Now remove the fuel overflow line, I just used needle nose pliers to pinch the end of the clamp and slid the line off:
Hereís what the clamp looks like, it is rather small:
Now youíre ready to pull the tank.  I grabbed the front and rear of the tank and simply pulled up to remove and then move it out of the way:
As you can see I set it on some pieces of scrap wood.  I didnít want to set it on the fuel pump for fear of damage:
Ok, here what we look like with the tank removed:
Now itís time to remove the airbox.  Remove these 4 philips head screws on the cover:
And pop up the cover:
Lift up the cover and swing it out of the way

Now for the filter, simple stuff, remove the 1 philips head screw, slide out the air filter cassette and insert your new air filter, in my case DNA performance air filter.  Follow the manufacturer directions if any oil or grease needs to be applied to your filter:

 

I put the DNA sticker on the airbox so someone would know it is there and to not throw it out should I sell the bike, send it in for warranty work or whatever:

 

Here it is all back together, and ready for the fuel tank to go back on.  For the fuel tank reassemble in reverse:

 

 

 

 


TOP

If you feel this article has helped you in any way or if you would like this document in a .PDF with descriptions and large color photos, please make a PayPal donation.  All donations will help defer the cost of this site.  If you have any questions about the article or the information contained within this article please contact me via the Feedback Page

Disclaimer: Not for distribution, redistribution, sale, re-sale or otherwise without my written consent.  This information is presented with no liability or guarantee expressed or implied, work at your own risk.
Copyright © Magnum / Magnum1.com 2003-2008.

Copyright © 2003-2008 Magnum.  All rights reserved.