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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. Oil Leak on left-side chain cover

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Hello, My ZR-7 sprung a leak recently on the chain cover where the bolt goes into the engine. I have attached a photo with an arrow pointing to this exact bolt. It appears to be leaking about 1 to 2 drops per hour (sitting not running). The rate increased from 1-2 drops per day after a 400mi...
  3. Oil pan leak

    Ninja 650R Maintenance
    So I had Crack my oil pan right where the drain plug threads and more. I put jb weld on it and it seems to hold. Well I was installing my LEDs and wash wiping the bike down when I noticed it felt oily on the oil pain. It's really hard to say if it's leaking cause its super super minimal. My...
  4. 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...
  5. Leaking gas

    Ninja 650R Maintenance
    I had just bought my 2012 ninja 650 and I just put 1000 miles on it. When I took it in for the 600mi tune up I noticed gas puddles on the drive way where I park. I told the mechanic about it and he said thats not supposed to happen. So he told me I filled it too high, I dont fill it near as high...
  6. Epic Exhaust leak and Spark Plug color

    Mean Streak Maintenance
    Hey Guys, so last night I replaced some OEM bolts and thought I would finally do the soap trick to see if my exhaust was leaking... Was it ever. It was like a bubble machine on my bike. So couple questions about that. I bought my Hard Krome pipes off ebay and they came with no attachment...
  7. 2010 Ninja 650R Header Leak

    Ninja 650R Maintenance
    Hi all, while changing hoses and coolant at 16,000kms, I noticed a bit of a leak around the right header outlet, any ideas where to get a new gasket/s? And will riding it in the meantime affect the engine? I'm in Australia, and cheers... Edit: Seem to have found the problem, now what are my...
  8. Gasket Drain Plug - Is this a "universal" washer by another name?

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Just changed the oil on my ZR-7 and I cannot seem to stop a slow drip from somewhere. I am guessing it is coming off of the drain plug. I don't have an motorcycle parts shops in the immediate area to me. Unfortunately looking on line this little guy is only $0.43. I can't find dimensions on it...
  9. My new bike has seal problems or am I worng please help!!! Acid looking leak :(

    General Ninja 650R
    Hey guys, I purchased my bike (Kwasaki Ninja 650r 2009) two weeks ago and I have been riding it almost everyday. I have around 200 miles on it now and I decided to change my oil last night as I read on a lot of forums that people change it around 150-200 and then again at 600. I decited to be...