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Just looking at my sons 04 Nicky. Below the key switch is a plastic unit with a vacuum hose connected to it. What is it?
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Post a picture please, but does it look like this?

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Rock, I think he's talking about what's at the other end of that.

KT,
It sounds like the vacuum actuator for the flapper valve. It's one of those stupid things Honda did to cut down on intake noise. It can be removed if wanted.
Use the search function for more information, it's been covered.

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James. Thanks, that's it, I will search. Gettin' to Know You type stuff!!
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Rock, I think he's talking about what's at the other end of that.

KT,
It sounds like the vacuum actuator for the flapper valve. It's one of those stupid things Honda did to cut down on intake noise. It can be removed if wanted.
Use the search function for more information, it's been covered.

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Ah rgr...makes sense. Post a picture. Also check out rc51.org for some of the normal mods done to the RC.

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That wasn't it, it's the left fan control. Thanks again
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Post pictures please because I believe you still have something from the flapper circuit from your somewhat vague description.

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The boys have you on the right track.

That's nice of you to say grandpa

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That's nice of you to say grandpa
Grandpa is going to put a mushroom stamp on your forehead for back talkin' boy



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Hahaha... and a smile it would bring to some...
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