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Can I use Pod filters on the stock CV carbs on my GS400?
I have heard that the carbs need a restrictive airbox to work properly so I figured I would check here first before messing with anything. Jetting carbs is not an issue for me.

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CV carbs need vacuum to operate correctly. Pods don't provide the proper vacuum. Your bike will mostly run worse with the pods because the slides won't open all the way and the jetting would be all of the place. I would suggest getting direct lift carbs (normal carbs basically) and using pods with them. You can get more power and more throttle responce out of normal carbs than CVs. CVs were made to lower emissions (they run lean), provide better gas milage and are easier to ride which is a big plus to new riders or people using them for daily use.

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