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Ok I'm trying to remove the tank to get to the air box. First Kawasaki so I'm unfamiliar with it. I have the seat off and the side bits. All I want to do is get my ecu out to send it off to get flashed.. is there any way to do this without completely removing the gas tank. 2014 btw
 

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Yes you can prop the tank up with a rod while removing the intake plenum. If you have a image, we will be able to see what else you need to take off. Honestly though it would probably be easier to take of the tank. It is only 1 or 2 more bolts and a fuel line and 2 evap lines. Pretty simple. For more exact details i would suggest checking the service manual.
 

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^^^^ What he said and also, learning how to and being comfortable with taking the tank off will be helpful with future mods/maintenance. Can have mine off in all of 5-10 min's.
 
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You can remove the 2 8mm bolts on the side of the gas tank and you should be able to lift the gas tank up enough to undo the screws for the airbox. It is much easier just to remove the gas tank completely though and doesn't really take more than another minute or 2 of work and will make removing the top of the air box much easier.
 

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Last gas tank I had to remove was absolutely annoying.. but it was an 08 Cbr 1000. Is the fuel line fairly easy to disconnect? The Cbr one was just a pain in the ass with no room to move. That's what had me not wanting to take the tank off.
 

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Last gas tank I had to remove was absolutely annoying.. but it was an 08 Cbr 1000. Is the fuel line fairly easy to disconnect? The Cbr one was just a pain in the ass with no room to move. That's what had me not wanting to take the tank off.
You just pry a orange cover to the side on the main fuel line. Press in the detent holding the line on, cover it with a rag and pull off.
 

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Just when you install the tank back make sure you have the fuel line in the correct position as you can crimp the line pretty easily!if you do it your bike won't rev because of the lack of fuel!be particular in its correct sitting position
 

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I never do one thing unless I have to. R1's and FZ1 I just did what above rider said and popped up the tank, measured and cut a 1x1 to prop. Each manufacture might have a unique locking whatever for the fuel line. Break that and go thru that bitter end overboard stage.
 
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