82 750k and the airbox is such a hassle when trying to put the carbs back in. Plus its ugly. I saw this from steel dragon and decided to order one. Its kind of a hybrid pods and stock airbox. But im not sure what my jets are supposed to be.
Exhaust changes rarely require rejetting. The exhaust does not affect the tuning like the intake tract does. As for what jets to use? Good question. There is no chart you can go to to look it up. There are too many variables involved for something so simple. Put the airbox on and start doing plug chops. Who knows, you might get lucky and get it without taking the carbs on and off several dozen times to change jets. However do understand that it is not the jetting that is the reason the CV carbs do not like pods. It is the way they work with the pressure differences between the two sides of the intake tract. If you really want to do away with the airbox I would suggest you get a set of CR's.
If the carbs are clean and working properly, you should not have to remove them for years after getting them installed, so doing the airbox rubbers should only need to be done once. The best advice I have is to get new (soft) boots, and I work them on with a bent phillips screwdriver.
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Hi, its some years since I had the same problem getting the boots on, but I think I removed the battery to allow me to shift the airbox back some more, and pushing the boots as far forward onto the carbies first, gave me the gap I needed.