so... here I am again after a bit of work.
New vent pipe prepared:
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This is how I prepared the airbox (I used a plastic 90° irrigation elbow )
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Then I hooked up the two parts together:
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This looks pretty much "acceptable" for my (very low) standards.
All the other holes have been sealed...
This weekend I'm going to re-test the bike, hoping the issue is solved.
Unfortunately while doing my searches on the internet I found this... which drives me mad... I really hope this is not my case....
Bike not reaching the redline | Andys Kawasaki ZXr/ZX7R Tribute Website (andys-kawasaki-zxr-zx7r-tribute-site.net)
See! No broken inner valve spring hereok, just to provide a feedback... I just went to test the bike and now she is reaching redline easily and without any hesitation. the vent line change indeed resolved the issue. Thanks guys for the help!
Next step will be to go through a dyno run and checking the Air-Fuel ratio.
I will post the outcome here just to provide some facts.
This will happen later this year, probably after my summer holidays.
I've just been informed by a local pro suspension tech that the hydraulic lock can be removed by just hammering it (but first you need to break the seeger). it is recommended to remove it also in case of street use and not only for races, since this will give at least 1cm / 0.4in of extra travel.ok guys, I have started the upgrade of the forks.
I purchased a used set of forks from a ZX7R (or perhaps a ZX7RR....by looking at the pictures it seems exactly that ), the lower triple clamp and axle and yesterday I ordered a K-Tech SSK piston kit.
I'm now taking apart the forks and found the first issue: the cartridge has the "hydraulic lock" that does not want to be removed.... I tried with a heat gun but no way. Any suggestion?
Also... I know that many race bikes have this lock removed to allow a bit of extra travel... but I'm not fully sure if this would be a recommended mod. I'd appreciate any comment on that.
Hi ninjanutThe RR forks are totally different internally and externally. Do you have any pics of the forks?
Hi Pyke13Keep the updates coming and give an update on how it handles with the ktech kit fitted. Im thinking of doing it to the 7R forks i have in my J model.
what raar shock are you going with?