I’ve been a loyal fan and regular reader of Bike India and, thanks to you, I am on my way to becoming a better biker. I am planning to replace the air-filter on my Honda CB Unicorn with a K&N RC-1060. Do I need to re-jet the carburettor? Should I install a small PVC pipe between the filter and the carburettor? A friend of mine said that the rubber mounting would melt and get hard, is that true?
Zolton Abel, by e-mail
You would need to re-jet the bike in order to utilise the K&N filter to the maximum. As for the PVC pipe, we would simply say that do away with the plastic pipe because there will be no heat/melting/deforming issue at all. However, ensure that you get the air-filter installed properly and re-jet the bike accordingly.