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littlerick

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ZX9R C1 gearbox

Hi all.. Got a problem with 5th gear on my 98 zx9.  Drops out constantly, now have to try and skip 5th altogether,  After searching i find its a common problem and there are fixes... My main question is.. Do i need to strip entire engine to get to gearbox, or can I get to it easily?  Got no mechanical knowledge whatsoever, but love my quakker and will have a go!  Any help greatly appreciated.

  • Created 01 September 2014 12:50 by littlerick
  • Last comment 21 hours ago ago by Meatbingo
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snap1

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CBR 600 98 mid range power loss

Hi all, I have a Honda CBR 600 1998 (F3) which is suffering with mid range power loss, bogging etc. Symptoms:Riding the bike at speeds over 30 and as soon as you hit 5500 RPM it just boggs down and looses power until about 6500, 7k when were back on the power. I have replaced, plugs, air and fuel filter and even had my local bike shop strip, clean and Ballard the carbs. Battery seems fine as it churns over for ages if required. Exhaust has a slight blow top of manifold but bike shop told me that is not bad enough to cause this issue.Any ideas on what ...

  • Created 02 February 2011 16:25 by snap1
  • Last comment 2 days ago ago by Dixie68
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robbi8012

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Suzuki GT750 with seized motor.

Hi everyone,I have recently acquired a 1975 Suzuki gt750. but the engine has seized due to lack of interest in riding it. I want to replace the motor and gearbox and put in a more efficient setup. does any one have any recommendations of what will fit and what is compatible?Thanks everyone! love this site!!!

  • Created 27 August 2014 13:58 by robbi8012
  • Last comment 4 days ago ago by mirloXXbob
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shugd3

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exhaust for z1000

can anyone help, thinking of getting vance and hines cs one, urban brawler's for z1000, 2010 model, what do you do with the exhaust valve and cables on the right hand side, end can, been told it's about 30 mins to fit, but not what to do about valve.thanks

  • Created 22 August 2014 20:54 by shugd3
  • Last comment 5 days ago ago by shugd3
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Dave993

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CTR125 will not run off choke on tick over missfires

Just bought a 2002 Honda CTR125, believe it has the same engine as an XR125, it starts fine on choke but when you try to turn the choke off is will not tick over and when revved it pops and miss fires, tried adjusting the mixture screw but it doesn't help, it seems to run the best with it screwed fully in as when you turn it out it gets worse, anyone had this problem and knows what the possible cause could be ?

  • Created 25 August 2014 17:49 by Dave993
  • Last comment 5 days ago ago by ranorthe
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MCTony

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Exhaust problems after fitting main stand

Kawasaki GPZ500S ~ 2002 ~I have had enormous trouble getting the main stand onto the bike. If I were fit it would be a sinch, but I could do it. However, did manage to get the stand on in a sort of way. The exhaust was in the way, so had awful problems getting the bolts lose on the engine head. One side got sort of lose and the otherside I just could not get anywhere. So I had to leave it and as usual take my load of morphine. Went back and tried to gain access to the exhaust ...

  • Created 14 August 2014 21:34 by MCTony
  • Last comment 5 days ago ago by ranorthe
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cousolfc

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suzuki gs125 1999 starting problem

I have recently just bought a new battery starter solonoid but yet my bike sometimes won't turn on at all all electrics work just the bike not starting I'm thinking the wiring. has anybody else any other ideas on what the problem may be thanks

  • Created 25 August 2014 22:22 by cousolfc
  • Last comment 5 days ago ago by ranorthe
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0koala0

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Transmission Problem XF650

I've recently bought a '99 Suzuki XF650 Freewind, and I'm worried about its clutch/transmission. When i'm crusing in 2nd and i want to slow down and put it into first, i sometimes hear a grinding sound, and it doesnt go into first easily or at all, it gets stuck in neutral. A bypass I've found is double clutching it, once clutch into neutral and once more into first.

  • Created 23 August 2014 10:30 by 0koala0
  • Last comment 6 days ago ago by ranorthe
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bigman10

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KTM Duke 125 turning over but won't start

Hi guys, i've got a 2011 KTM Duke 125, done 12,500 miles. I used to ride it daily until I fell off and broke my elbow.Unaware of my injuries i rode the bike home (3/4 of a mile), as the only damage was a smashed mirror slightly bent gear selector and a twisted clutch lever.It has been sat for 4 weeks now and when i try to start it, it just turns over but doesn't fire up. All the fuses are fine and i can hear the fuel pump whirring when i turn the key. It has plenty of fuel ...

  • Created 01 August 2014 13:20 by bigman10
  • Last comment 7 days ago ago by bigman10
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Dave993

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CTR125 will not run off choke on tick over missfires

Just bought a 2002 Honda CTR125, believe it has the same engine as an XR125, it starts fine on choke but when you try to turn the choke off is will not tick over and when revved it pops and miss fires, tried adjusting the mixture screw but it doesn't help, it seems to run the best with it screwed fully in as when you turn it out it gets worse, anyone had this problem and knows what the possible cause could be ?

  • Created 25 August 2014 17:48 by Dave993
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