Question about kawasaki Motorcycles
34mm sounds about right, ...,Why do you need to replace a carb?
Take a good set of digital or dial calipers... carefully measure the inside diameter of the throat that goes into the intake manifolds. It will be a round number.
Posted on Jun 06, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The fuse box is located behind the left side cover. Look for a black rectangular plastic box just under the flasher relay. That box opens up to reveal the fuses.
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Posted on Mar 16, 2009
SOURCE: how to replace fork seal?
Angela, do you have a Clymer, Hayne, or service manual for the bike? If not you should get one, there is a lot of valuable information in there even if you don't do all the work yourself.
Replacing the fork seal requires putting the front end in the air, disconnecting everything from the front wheel (brake lines, speedometer cable if there is one), and dropping the wheel and fork tubes CAREFULLY to separate the two pieces of the fork tubes. Then grab the old seal and replace it with the new seal.
This short description is a VERY abbreviated and simplified version. It's not hard once you have done it a couple times but be very careful not to bend anything in your forks. They have springs inside them too. Change the oil while you are in there. Usually 10 or 15 weight fork oil but look in your manual. If you can't find a manual post again with your bike's year and we will see what we can come up with.
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
SOURCE: front end vibration
Check if there's any play within the bearings..top and bottom of the triple tree. Put your bike on the center stand and ask someone to sit onthe bike seat and tht way it will raise in the front, try to shake the triple tree into forward and backward motion, if you do find some play thn try to adjust them(bearing)...careful not to keep em tight or else you wont get a good balance on the steering whiles riding!
Check the bushing at the handle bar too!
Hope this helps!
Posted on Oct 30, 2009
you and many others are looking for this answer, but kawasaki do not keep paint codes for there older bikes ( i had a 79 z1000 )and had no luck from kawasaki via email phone calls etc, the only thing you can do is use a piece that is as good as new and get it matched from a good paint shop ,
good web site on these bikes with many looking for the paint codes somebody might be able to help..
Posted on Nov 25, 2009
kawask did / do not keep paint codes for there older bikes , i have emailed,phoned wrote letters about this i have had z1000 kz650s and no joy,all you can do is take the best piece you have and ask your local body shop to match it, but allow for ageing etc the new color might be a shock..
a great web site for these bikes and lots of people looking for the same thing ..
Posted on Jan 19, 2010
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