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    Angry Changing a Air Filter

    Now this may be a easy one to answer... but ive tried for about 2 hours to get the top of my air filter and a cant do it, do you just uncli the silver clips around the lid or is there more to it ?

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    just the clips mate, i think theres 4 of them iirc

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    yeah mate 4 clips run the lttle sensor off the lever and possibly to make it easier remove the hosing from the filter lid

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    you may have the same problem as me lol. when trying to remove it the filter caught the bottom left corner of the lid and was a little bit fiddly to get off...

    if this is your problem the unhook the sensor and pull it like crazy lol... if not then it should just come off
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    ok, well i unclip the lid and tried to lift if off but the bottom left corner is under the metal and the pipe connecting to the top is holding it down should i take that off ?

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    Best way is to

    1. Loosen the jubilee clips off on the intake pipe (Going form filter to engine)
    2. Remove pipe from nearest the airflow meter
    3. Unclip the 4 airbox clips
    4. lift the rear of the air box lid first, then the front
    5. Slide it towards the engine. Maybe a bi fiddly but it will go.
    6. Remove the filter and put in new filter, Making sure it sits right with the lower part of the airbox
    7. Repeat steps 1-5 in reverse order to replace air box lid.

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    The corner of the airbox will be trapped under the wing kind of thing. you've just got to be a man and don't be sacred to pull it a bit

    the best way of putting the air filter in, is to put it in the top half first. you get a better fit and seal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlockey89 View Post
    Now this may be a easy one to answer... but ive tried for about 2 hours to get the top of my air filter and a cant do it, do you just uncli the silver clips around the lid or is there more to it ?
    Did you undo the jubilee clip on the pipe? Seems like an obvious yes, but it's the only thing I can think of that would be causing you hassle.
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