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May 09

Posts: 25

davepoole says:


hi there i posted an item 12months or more about rough running on a zzr1100 i was told to check the valve clearances i have recently done this (i know its a long time),there was 6 exhausts tight and the rest where ok all back together and runing smooth and responsive but in neutral if you rev it from 3 to 6000 rpm it sounds as if it is missing do you think it needs carbs balancing or something else i reset the plugs at same time as valves and unblocked the coolent filter as well cheers:winkie:

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Mar 09

Posts: 9103

jaffa90 says:

poor running

Having tight valve clearances when cold could be worse when hot or at high revs,a compression test should determine if the valves are seating after your gap settings.

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May 09

Posts: 25

davepoole says:

zzr1100 carbs

:huh: hi guys taken needles out and the idents on them are different than haynes manual, haynes n 90x or something like that mine have got n1vk? what are these does anybody have an idea cheers

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Jan 08

Posts: 7830

kcmc says:

Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D model? year?

Hi again

You don't say what year and model your bike is, so i am going on a D6 which is 1998.There are three slide needle's on the microfiche? N96K----N96X----N5NK why i don't know there could be more for different years and different climate's.It could be a good idea to ask a main Kawasaki dealer what this is all about and what needles should be fitted in your carbs.Also it could be worth checking if your bike is a British market bike and not an import with different carbs,so having the wrong parts or settings for that set of carbs so don't match up with the jets? .Good Luck


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