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Hey guys first time caller, long time listener...I have a 2002 saki zr 7s with a blown engine...and I found an complete 2000 engine on ebay that runs and all. But I need to know if It will just bolt it on or not... 1200 original miles....should I resurrect the beast or move on...!?!? Thanks for ur time and knowledge! ! U guys are the best! It's my first bike...buy the ticket,take the ride! H.S.T.
 

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all the ZR7 engines are the same 1999-2004
the only changes though the years were cosmetic
 

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yup same goes with the S model..same engine

hell id be willing to bet that the older GPZ engine would bolt right in too...it is the same block after all
 

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yup same goes with the S model..same engine

hell id be willing to bet that the older GPZ engine would bolt right in too...it is the same block after all
yeah it will, a guy did it on here last year, it not a straight bolt in and go.
you have to adapt the wiring etc to get it running.
as long as he gets a zr7/zr7s engine it will drop in wih no other mods
 

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Swapping in any ZR7 or ZR7S engine will be fine. As Shortlife said the others would likely work, but just as likely need some "adjustments". If you have a zr7/7s engine it should be a straight swap with no issues other than the hookups being a PITA. :) The straight swap is the preferred and easiest method.

As for keeping it or letting it die, they are a great bike IMHO. If the cost of the engine is cheaper than what you're willing to spend on a new-to-you replacement bike, then go for it.

As well, welcome to the land of the forum contributors from the land of the forum lurkers!
 

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yeah keep another one alive
only 71 on the road here so rare in the uk, so i'd do it to mine
 

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There are about a dozen to a dozen and a half zr7s listed for sale across Canada. I imagine we could double that with bikes that are owned and not for sale.

I've only ever seen 2 others in person. One was last year parked outside a bar and the other I passed going the opposite direction on the highway the other day.

I've never seen a non S version

FWIW I love mine. It's unique, functional and fun.
 

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I have only seen 2 others and both the non-S
I think it was the more popular of the 2 versions here.
love mine also, I don't see me selling it , it ticks all the boxes when I was looking for a bike
old school enough to remind me of the 70/80s bikes yet with modern electronics and wider tyres/better brakes etc.

definitely get another engine and keep it going
 

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Oh dang! U guys are the best! Thanks so very much I'm forever grateful...I will be going through with it and I will keep u guys posted... thanks again...also if anyone plays clash o clans ur welcome to join my squad...lbcsharpshootaz...bwahahaha
 

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Oh dang! U guys are the best! Thanks so very much I'm forever grateful...I will be going through with it and I will keep u guys posted... thanks again...also if anyone plays clash o clans ur welcome to join my squad...lbcsharpshootaz...bwahahaha
You may find it helps to take lots of pictures or a video as you disassemble and remove the old engine. That way you have some visual reference on how hoses are routed and what connects where.
 

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You could recoup some of your engine swap costs by parting out your old motor on E-bay also. Head, carbs, etc... Be a good excuse to tear into the motor after it's out, and become familiar with it's internals. Heads, carbs, etc. are worth a few bucks.
 
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