Air Box Question

zoran zv30 at
Tue Oct 2 13:23:42 PDT 2007

I do exactly oposite,boots on box first :)

Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ernest Montague" <afm199 at>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at>
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2007 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: Air Box Question

> Put the boots on first on the carbs. The top of the boots is flange that 
> fits inside the airbox and that is all that holds the airbox to boots. 
> don't fuck with the clamps, just clamp the boots to the carbs and then 
> PUSH the airbox down on top of the flanges.  The flange will slip partway 
> into the airbox on both carbs, and then use a finger or short screwdriver 
> to slip the flange the rest of the way on from inside the airbox, just 
> stick your hand in and flop the flanges on.
> Take ten minutes the first time and three then next. i just pulled an 
> airbox that way five times this weekend.
> On Oct 2, 2007, at 12:53 PM, Joanna Moss wrote:
>> I am trying to put my air cleaner box back on my 2000 SV650. It seems to 
>> fit tight over the outlet tubes to both carbs. I tighten the clamp around 
>> the front carb and am still able to lift the air box off. It keeps the 
>> outlet tube on the carb, but not on the air box. I see nothing in the 
>> service manual about how this is supposed to fit back on (or come off for 
>> that matter). I only had to loosen that one front clamp to get it off. I 
>> also don't see anything to tighten it onto the rear carb. What am I not 
>> getting? TIA.
>> - Joanna
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