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Forum: Turbo329's H2R Forum   10-13-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Hammerhead
The too much oomph on exit theory has validity....

The too much oomph on exit theory has validity. Several years ago, Marquez and Pedrosa were side-by-side coming out of the infield and onto the main oval at Indy when Marquez's peg caught and...
Forum: Turbo329's H2R Forum   10-13-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 154
Posted By Hammerhead
Raising the yokes (dropping the fork tubes) will...

Raising the yokes (dropping the fork tubes) will increase the trail, but will also increase the rake and that will make it run even wider. Less offset in the yokes will help, but making the front...
Forum: Turbo329's H2R Forum   10-10-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 154
Posted By Hammerhead
I experimented with suspension settings on my old...

I experimented with suspension settings on my old ZZR 1200 and I found understeer and running wide was induced by going really soft in the rear where the rear would squat and the front extend, so I...
Forum: ZX-14 Forum   10-08-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By Hammerhead
Check Cycle Trader. Lots of dealers use CT to...

Check Cycle Trader. Lots of dealers use CT to advertise their leftovers and discounted models. And you'll be able to compare prices to those out of your area.
Forum: ZX-11 Forum   09-26-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Hammerhead
In most motorcycle gearboxes, neutral is between...

In most motorcycle gearboxes, neutral is between 1st and 2nd, making for the longest shift throw and usually the largest jump between ratios, so 2nd takes more abuse than the rest and is usually...
Forum: General Discussion   09-24-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By Hammerhead
Not sure. I would think '07 or newer.

Not sure. I would think '07 or newer.
Forum: General Discussion   09-24-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By Hammerhead
Shoot me your shipping info in a pm and I'll send...

Shoot me your shipping info in a pm and I'll send them out asap.
Forum: General Discussion   09-24-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By Hammerhead
I had purchased a ZX-10R fender with some steel...

I had purchased a ZX-10R fender with some steel adapter brackets and then sold it when I got a C-F fender, but I copied the brackets in aluminum. Not much to them, just flat metal with some holes...
Forum: General Discussion   09-23-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By Hammerhead
I have a set of those brackets f/s and a drawing...

I have a set of those brackets f/s and a drawing that could be copied if anyone wants to make their own.
Forum: ZX-11 Forum   09-22-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By Hammerhead
Shift shaft seal is the most common left-side oil...

Shift shaft seal is the most common left-side oil leak and is sometimes difficult to pinpoint without removing the drive sprocket cover.
Forum: Mechanical & Technical   09-21-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 132
Posted By Hammerhead
So the replacement was bad?

So the replacement was bad?
Forum: Mechanical & Technical   09-20-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 132
Posted By Hammerhead
Normally that's pretty short battery life, but...

Normally that's pretty short battery life, but possibly a cell or two got burnt when the other stuff fried.
Forum: Mechanical & Technical   09-20-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By Hammerhead
I have a spare fan f/s if anyone's interested....

I have a spare fan f/s if anyone's interested. $20+shipping.
Forum: Mechanical & Technical   09-19-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 132
Posted By Hammerhead
Probably. How old is it? Battery life can be...

Probably. How old is it? Battery life can be shortened when other electrical components fry.
Forum: ZX-11 Forum   09-18-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,715
Posted By Hammerhead
Shift shaft seal is most common.

Shift shaft seal is most common.
Forum: ZX-11 Forum   09-16-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By Hammerhead
Call Gustafsson Plastics in St. Augustine, Fla....

Call Gustafsson Plastics in St. Augustine, Fla. If they don't have it, they can make it.
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   09-14-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Hammerhead
Some forks have compression damping in one leg...

Some forks have compression damping in one leg and rebound on the other. I would think the one with the least clicks would be rebound damping.
Forum: ZX-14 Forum   09-09-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Hammerhead
Sounds like a bargain. GLWS

Sounds like a bargain. GLWS
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   09-09-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By Hammerhead
There was a fellow at last weekend's AHRMA races...

There was a fellow at last weekend's AHRMA races at Talledega GP on a GPZ 750. He said it was the U model, a purpose-built racebike that had never seen street duty. Not sure if he even knew what-all...
Forum: ZX-7R Forum   09-05-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By Hammerhead
Nice find. They're out there.

Nice find. They're out there.
Forum: General Discussion   09-03-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
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Views: 90
Posted By Hammerhead
My '07 had PC III, Gipro ATRE, and a Muzzy...

My '07 had PC III, Gipro ATRE, and a Muzzy variable timing wheel and it ran like stink from bottom to top. All those go fast parts are for sale, basically unleashing all the power you can get without...
Forum: ZX-14 Forum   09-02-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Hammerhead
Why not just use the stock yokes and all you need...

Why not just use the stock yokes and all you need to make would be a stem at most?
Forum: General Discussion   08-26-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Hammerhead
The Blue Whale had had the fork springs replaced...

The Blue Whale had had the fork springs replaced with stiffer ones and I liked to run them with less preload, more compression damping and medium rebound. I also had the shock re-done by Traxxion...
Forum: Body Work, Fairings, Windshields, and Seats   08-23-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Hammerhead
As far as I know, Color-Rite has the formulas to...

As far as I know, Color-Rite has the formulas to dozens of motorcycle paint colors and there are no codes available you can take to a paint store to get them mixed.
Forum: ZX-11 Forum   08-22-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By Hammerhead
Nothing succeeds like success. A nice piece of...

Nothing succeeds like success. A nice piece of garage engineering.

Had the ZZR 12 been equipped with a frontally-smaller fairing, it would have eclipsed the performance of the 11 in every way,...
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