That's a really interesting read. Thanks
I wonder how much that applies to low rpm crawling vs someone that commutes on the highway, for example.
When I first got my bike the air box door had about six 1/2" holes drilled in it. Personal opinion, but upwhy drill for fresh air directly under the same side cover as the hot exhaust system?! lol. I sealed those holes up and saw no loss of power, but honestly, I rarely go above 2500-3000 rpm when playing in the woods. I doubt tapping out the available cfm at those engine a speeds, but more power on road is always cool.
The bike really has plenty of power on road for me. And I just came of a 100hp CB... I would like to see more torque, but I understand the motor can only go so slow. I'm loving my 14t sprocket and an eagerly looking forward to getting the KL 600 gearset in there.
I do wonder If any aftermarket exhausts improve low rpm flow enough to warrant the money. You hear a lot about HP claims, but not much on torque curves. I didn't choose a KLR for hp lol...I came here for torque.
Thanks for the info man