Today I'm going to show you how to do an airbox mod on your Fz8 as well as blocking off the AIS tube. Looking at the stock air box, I found that air induction on this bike is very restricting. So I researched and found out about the Lar's airbox mod. This mod consists of cutting the airbox. Also, after installing the new exhaust, the bike starts popping while decelerating. I found out that the AIS needs to be removed or blocked in order to get rid of the popping noise. The noise itself isn't horrible but I just wanted a more uniformed exhaust note from the bike. Blocking the AIS hose isn't a permanent mod so you can switch it back if you wanted to for whatever reason. All this was done at Techshop SJ!!!
Step 1: Lets strip her down.
Lets begin by putting the bike on a stand. Then we can start removing both rider and passenger seats.