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Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-24-2015, 12:51 AM
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Views: 188,380
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Got to love all the hate. CCM, Sure i may...

Got to love all the hate.

CCM, Sure i may have been a little blunt, but i stand by calling out a crappy safety wire job(however "authentic" it may be). It stuck out like a soar thumb. Sure I...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-21-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 188,380
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Two wrongs don't make a right. Like I said, you...

Two wrongs don't make a right. Like I said, you seem like a guy that wants everything perfect.


So it its never going to come loose on the track? Safety wire does break. I've seen it happen...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-21-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 188,380
Posted By airgreesemonkey
I hate to nit pick this beautiful machine, but...

I hate to nit pick this beautiful machine, but your safety wiring skills need some work. Of the two pairs safety'd, both bottom bolts are safety'd backwards and the bolt that has wiring going over...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-15-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Valve stretch or valve seat/mating surface...

Valve stretch or valve seat/mating surface erosion are the only two things I can think of. Re-shim your valves into spec and you should be fine. If the smallest shim available wont give you the...
Forum: Announcements & Events   07-15-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,006
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Well that sucks... maybe next year.

Well that sucks... maybe next year.
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-13-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Wow nice pics... I had a different response but...

Wow nice pics... I had a different response but you guys posted pics while I was typing and working (don't tell my boss)

Throwing this out there,

While you are working in that area, you might...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-08-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By airgreesemonkey
+1 Kleen Air Mod as well

+1 Kleen Air Mod as well
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-08-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By airgreesemonkey
You can trim those down with a razor and screw...

You can trim those down with a razor and screw them back into the plug boots. There is basicly a wood screw on the wire side that you force and turn onto the wire and it drills its way back onto the...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-08-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Pretty good read, my only concern with the...

Pretty good read, my only concern with the article ohjay posted is how they tell you to tune the mixture screws. While i agree that it is a very time consuming process that requires alot of...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-07-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By airgreesemonkey
The clutch as you probably already know is a wet...

The clutch as you probably already know is a wet multiple friction/pressure plate setup. If you open your oil cap on the clutch cover you will see the side of the clutch basket. You will notice...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-07-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By airgreesemonkey
The RPM drop you are noticing is the idle...

The RPM drop you are noticing is the idle stabilizing as the carbs are working together more efficiently. There is less of a difference in vacuum between cylinders so the carbs are not fighting each...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-03-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By airgreesemonkey
The relay itself is soldered to the circuit board...

The relay itself is soldered to the circuit board inside the junction box. it is possible to replace them, but the relay part number I found on mine was a custom order made for Kawasaki and no...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-03-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Ill add one thing. These bikes can have the...

Ill add one thing. These bikes can have the tendency for the start relay in the junction box to stick. Make sure that the battery is good and if all else fails, a smack to the junction box will get...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-03-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By airgreesemonkey
First off, Welcome!! The 96-03 ZX-7R or "P"...

First off, Welcome!!

The 96-03 ZX-7R or "P" models are great bikes.

As far as things to look for when buying a used bike, do a good once over on the whole bike. First make sure the bike is...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-03-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By airgreesemonkey
You might want to try moving your floats up a mm...

You might want to try moving your floats up a mm or two. I know a lot of us here run our floats at or near 15 mm. The lower the floats are in mm's the richer you will be running. The floats also...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-02-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Hard starting when hot is generally a symptom of...

Hard starting when hot is generally a symptom of a rich fuel mixture. When your bike is warmed up, can you see (it will look like smoke) or smell fuel from your exhaust? Your spark plugs are also...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   07-02-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By airgreesemonkey
To me, your problem does not sound like ignition....

To me, your problem does not sound like ignition. if it were ignition you would have problems running at all times especially at higher loads/rpm.

What are your current carb settings? When your...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   06-17-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By airgreesemonkey
If you have a full tank of gas it is possible to...

If you have a full tank of gas it is possible to gravity feed the carbs, the problem with the way the tank was designed is that it surrounds the carbs. when you have a half tank the fuel level is...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   06-05-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By airgreesemonkey
WTB: Aftermarket Seat

Does anyone know who makes or has an aftermarket seat for sale? Ive looked at both Corbin and Sargent seats websites and nobody seems to make them for the ZX7's.
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   06-04-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By airgreesemonkey
It means that you are running lean. The RPM's...

It means that you are running lean. The RPM's hang up because engines run more efficiently when they are lean, but they will also run hotter and detonate under load. If you take it for a ride give...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   06-04-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Been there done that one too, That should fix it...

Been there done that one too, That should fix it for you
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   06-03-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Loose those blanking plates, they were meant to...

Loose those blanking plates, they were meant to keep people from messing around and voiding their warranty. As far as adjusting them while running good luck, I know snap-on makes a carb adjusting...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   06-03-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By airgreesemonkey
If you can accelerate in first gear then your...

If you can accelerate in first gear then your ignition SHOULD be just fine. If all of this just started after the cleaning, my guess is something is out of wack with the carbs. What are your...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   06-01-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By airgreesemonkey
not a big deal at all, it just slightly changes...

not a big deal at all, it just slightly changes how high you can turn up your idle
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   05-30-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By airgreesemonkey
Well i suppose i could offer some help to a kawi...

Well i suppose i could offer some help to a kawi brother in need. If you have done all of what you have stated, you should really double check the valve clearances. If they are off then you will be...
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