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  1. ivans jet kit

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    what is the function of a washer on top of your Clip... ?
  2. K810 kit upgrade story

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    The theory is quite sound.. Will start some investigating. just did a 25 km ride real easy... B roads nothing higher than 5000 rpm... Felt good..... :) Will build it up from here.
  3. K810 kit upgrade story

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    Rccannon409: might be... I will have a look at the current situation. And go from there.
  4. K810 kit upgrade story

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    We are down the road yet another couple of weeks. The oil usage source was found. Oil was leaking past the pistons up due to scratching that had happened in the first few minutes of the bikes life. (There was an oil pressure issue at the initial start up). I've taken the cylinders off and...
  5. K810 kit upgrade story

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    I think it was (too ?) lean before drilling the barrels.... but now it runs hotter and the sparkplugs are white (perhaps borderline grey). Based on that i was expecting to go richer.... At the moment the adjustable jets in the throat are 3 full rotations out and can not be turned in...
  6. K810 kit upgrade story

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    Head gasket ordered. Also a nice moment to contemplate the jetting. it is fitted with the standard now. But it needs more juice. What would be a nice step up? 108 is standard, 115 118 or 120 is what i am thinking of..... the rest of the bike is bog standard.
  7. headgasket question which one for a K810 engine?

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    I did order that specific type indeed. thanks for thinking along!
  8. headgasket question which one for a K810 engine?

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    Hi guys, I'm hanging around here again :) (a little anyway...) I have a question... in my K810 engine, I need to pull the head, I have a stripped thread in the hole for the 2 small alu bolts in the head near the cam chain, I will need a new head gasket to do this. BUT since I am running a +3 mm...
  9. K810 kit upgrade story

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    Wow... are we talking drilling 3 mmm overaize or honing the existing walls? I paid 200 euro for 3mm oversize on this engine.
  10. K810 kit upgrade story

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    Hi guys! It has been a rather busy past few months. Bought a new house, dropped the zr, not to serious but enough to put it on the back burner. Planned a small holiday coming week, will know more about the running than. At this moment the bike performs very well, the zx6r front end seems a...
  11. K810 kit upgrade story

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    :) the Netherlands is not much different I suppose. Winters around the -5 to plus 5 Celsius and lots of moist...(that is around 32F i believe) But since this "tempswitch" is screwed into the airbox, it leaves a rather large hole when it is taken out, i decided to patch up the wires and screw it...
  12. K810 kit upgrade story

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    Yes it is. My carbs now haven't got the heater anymore. My spare set does.
  13. K810 kit upgrade story

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    To be honest, I never asked what the lead times on original parts where, I just checked some online prices (partzilla, CMSNL) and found the Wiseco kit. decision was made and along the way other sellers crossed my path and i was able to obtain some more lovely bits. For a simple oil usage...
  14. K810 kit upgrade story

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    The goal was, as explained in earlier posts... to solve the oil use (which was getting out of hand). I had the choice between oem parts of Wiseco parts (more or less the same price). And as i was going along in the process, other bits ZR-7 engine came on my path and so the plan evolved from a...
  15. K810 kit upgrade story

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    damn... you are on to me Obo! no, I have done so many other things, got my engineering degree (college degree), upgraded my house to put it on the market and sold my house (in 5 weeks, only 1% under the asking price), changed jobs. And... somewhere in the minutes that are left did a strip down...
  16. K810 kit upgrade story

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    Well maybe... but than again, this has been a lovely journey... I learned a ton of new things and ... most of the parts (like the inlet booths) are already mine before we started the whole adventure. Last night I've changed the booths. Also took the time to make the idle adjuster a little...
  17. K810 kit upgrade story

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    This story is getting a slapstick-level that is a little too high.... My clutch cable needed to be replaced... So, with the order of gaskets, bearings, o-rings... I also ordered an original ZR-7 clutch cable... this is number 1399. I got the stuff, never looked at the cable as this would be one...
  18. Help identifying no start condition

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    since when is a petrolvalve on a gastank a dirty word... C0CK
  19. Help identifying no start condition

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    there is a weird phenomenon that happens with the carbs on a Z650 when it won't start the fuel get INTO the airbox (filter). a pal of mine had some real problems getting the 650 going and he kept believing the floatbowls were overflowing... in the end it was just some weird vacuum process at...
  20. Alternator Rotor Removal

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    you mean "trying to get it MORE on the crank" kinda Whack?
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