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Country2010-08-10 19:29:33 +0000 #1
I have a friend who just snorkled his 09 Brute. He said he wasnt going to plug the drain on his air box. Is it just me or doe that defeat the purpose of putting snorks on it.
Polaris4252010-08-10 19:33:28 +0000 #2
Sure does. Tell him he's an idiot if he doesnt plug it.
Country2010-08-10 20:17:09 +0000 #3
I tried. But hey he will figure it out when it dies and he gets to spend a couple of grand.
Polaris4252010-08-10 20:42:33 +0000 #4
That's a crappy way to learn!! If he's worried about not having a way for it to drain remind him there's a small line drain thats plugged w/ a removable cap, and that he can remove the duckbill plug, and make his own drain out of tube and some kind of valve... Thats what I did.
Country2010-08-10 20:37:34 +0000 #5
I have tried everyway to tell him he is screwing up. He has been lucky. Been in some pretty deep stuf but no water in the box. I didnt make another drain on mine i just pluged the existing one. How did you go about making yours. Might be a good reason to spend a little shop time tonight.
Polaris4252010-08-10 21:39:45 +0000 #6
Jut used some hose (5/8 I think but cant remember) & bought a little plastic shutoff valve from the hardware store and glued it in the end. Seems like I might have had to make a little deal for it to fit in the end of the hose, using a galvanized nipple or something. It worked fine. Over time the plastic valve got all gummed up but, they are easily replaceable.

Where is butterbean????
lilbigtonka2010-08-10 22:12:54 +0000 #7
it does have a duckbill which is suppose to only let water out but i wouldnt trust it at all. tell him to spend the .16 cent of sillycone and plug that son of a gun
blue beast2010-08-10 20:53:50 +0000 #8
tell him to plug it or do as polaris said . if he dont he has more money than brains .i forgot to do mine and i got a little water in the box. got home dried box and put some silicone in the hole and around the lid. no probs now.
bruterider272010-08-10 22:13:03 +0000 #9
What drain are yall talking about
blue beast2010-08-10 20:13:28 +0000 #10

Originally Posted by bruterider27

What drain are yall talking about

its the duck bill drain (when sitting on the bike) looking down at the open airbox , it will be in the front right corner . at least thats where they were in 07 and 08
jrfonte2010-08-10 22:46:31 +0000 #11
mine has a little hole about the size of a 3/8 in drill bit in the front right bottom corner of the air box is this what yall are talking about?



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