Living in the frozen tundra has its advantages:
1) lots of non riding season to work on the bike
2) Lots of non riding season to shovel snow
3) Lots of non riding season to dream about the riding season...
Thats all I can really come up with. Anyways, since it was -30 yesterday I took some time to use advantage number 1 and work on the warrior.
Step one- removed some wierd Air Induction System from my bike. No one knows what it does so it must not be needed... err... something like that. Its something for making your bike backfire when you unaccellerate (dont look that up in webster) Apparantly they also use these on the FZ1s. removed the pump and bracketry and already shaved about ten pounds.
Step B- removed stock airbox which was way more complicated than it needed to be. hoses going nowhere and hoses going everywhere. it was fun tracking everything down
After finally removing the box it was time to relocate all the sensors that were in the airbox. locations were contemplated and attempted, then I looked at my box-o-parts and realized there was a handy little bracket for mounting all of these sensors in one conveniant location
turns out if you plan ahead and look at your parts you could save youself some frustration.
Part 3- Install velocity stacks. This part was easy. just install and clamp then start it up.
Now I have a sweet rumble coming from my intakes. All I have to do now is wait for it to warm up 70 degrees or so and take it for a ride
I hate winter.