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  1. '03 ZR7s being temperamental

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Alright, I'll start off by saying that the ZR7 modifications are complete. Everything is functionnal, put new carbs in the bike to replace the troublesome old carbs that were repaired without much knowledge it seems by a previous owner. I cleaned every orifice in the new carbs, they are...
  2. Help needed with gsf 600 (2001) carburetor

    General Bandit Chat
    Hello all, to give you a bit of background my bandit was sitting for a couple of years after discovering that the exhaust collector had completely corroded and didn't know what to do with it. I have now fixed the exhaust system. Once the bike was running again, the engine felt rough and one of...
  3. Small Problem!

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Hello everyone and a happy 2018!! I have acquired a 2001 ZR which was in a sorry state when I collected. So far I have changed the swing arm, front calipers, fork seals and some other bits and bobs and was feeling pretty confident about getting it to run and ride well. It had a problem with low...
  4. Fitting carburetor between air intake and engine

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Hey! Just pulled my carbs to clean them, and after strapping them to my intake manifold boots, I realized I couldn't attach the air intake boots on, is there a way the carbs are put back? The fit seems really tight, and I could only put the boots back on through the air filter housing and it's a...
  5. Cracked intake manifold boots

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    I just finished cleaning my carbs, and realized my Intake Manifold Boots were cracked, letting air in and messing up the air-fuel mixture. Here's what I did, hopefully some of you can either learn from my experimenting, or tell me I screwed up :help: To check whether or not they are letting air...
  6. ISO Keihin CVK32 from 01-05 zr7 750

    General For Sale / Trade
    Hello All, I am new to this group and I am looking to source a set of carburetor's for my 79 KZ650SR. I would like these carbs to be in decent shape and if you have the intake boots and the boots that mount to the airbox that would be a plus. Let me know what you have and let's make a deal...
  7. Mikuni BST36SS rebuild questions for experienced wrencher

    General Bandit Chat
    Hello, Thanks in advance for helping me with my first carb rebuild. Looking for some veteran advice here. 1996 Bandit 1200s 17,000 km Carb Model: Mikuni BST36SS (flatside) Scenario: Bike sat garaged for too long and gaskets are shrunken, brittle. When I soaked them with treatment the needle...
  8. Fuel leak from carb?!?

    Daily Ride
    I have a 2002 ninja 500r that I took for a 125 mile ride yesterday. Everything went fine, ran like a top, parked for the night and when I went to start up this morning it was having an issue starting, got it running and two blocks down the road it started to leak fuel. I pulled over and it was...
  9. ZR-7S only starts with addition of Starter Fluid

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    I've perused the various threads here about hard starts, mixture screws, etc... and haven't found what I was looking for, so here goes: The bike does not like to start after sitting over night (choke or no choke, throttle cracked, throttle closed, it doesn't matter). If I ride to a friend's...