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Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
As long as it's on backorder and not...

As long as it's on backorder and not NLA...perhaps Kawasaki is in between containers from Japan. Fingers crossed anyway...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,727
Posted By The Jerk
Nope, I'm not riding in that. Temperatures...

Nope, I'm not riding in that.

Temperatures hovering around freezing means wet heavy slick as snot snow and if there is indeed any ice accumulation you are totally hosed unless you're running...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
That does suck. Never had any issues with them...

That does suck. Never had any issues with them in the past and they have always shot me an e-mail if the part is backordered or not available. Perhaps they are under new sucky management.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
That hose goes back to the carbs and attaches to...

That hose goes back to the carbs and attaches to a plastic tube that goes in between the two carb bodies. I don't know if that hose routing is factory correct, I only know that's where it was routed...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Without me having to pull my bike apart and...

Without me having to pull my bike apart and measure, does anyone happen to know what size connectors Kawasaki uses for the spade connector plugs in the wiring harness? (not the parts that use bullet...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,727
Posted By The Jerk
Hey I know that guy! I bought a bike from him...

Hey I know that guy! I bought a bike from him once. Great guy. Shit I hope he recovers well.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Cool! I didn't know anyone was still doing...

Cool! I didn't know anyone was still doing external fuel pumps for FI these days. :D
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Cool! I was wondering what the difference was...

Cool! I was wondering what the difference was that called for the W800 seat to have a different part number. Looking at them side by side, I see they deleted the white piping for the W800.
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Any site that masks the manufacturer's part...

Any site that masks the manufacturer's part number on their parts diagrams and replaces it with their own useless number deserves to die. Even if they do have a cute dog.
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Bike Bandit sucks, try kawasakipartshouse.com. ...

Bike Bandit sucks, try kawasakipartshouse.com.

They show the 2001 seat as available but it has a new part number:
53066-0344-NQ replacing 53001-1951-NQ for $389.77.

Perhaps this is why it...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
W650 parts are pretty readily available within...

W650 parts are pretty readily available within the U.S. in my experience.

I wouldn't be surprised if the seat is interchangeable but I would suspect not the fuel tank. It may physically fit but...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Back in the days of carbs, you'd have cars that...

Back in the days of carbs, you'd have cars that were driven gently by little old ladies on the way to church that would develop hard starting, rough running, etc. This was caused by carbon buildup. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
I have not yet (only 17K miles or so) but intend...

I have not yet (only 17K miles or so) but intend to do so when the day finally rolls around. Just curious though as to what is calling for a rebuild? Low compression? Burning oil/blue smoke?

I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,200
Posted By The Jerk
No windshield, no heated gear, no heated grips,...

No windshield, no heated gear, no heated grips, and no hippo hands = :vardy

However, glad to see I wasn't the only one there on a W650!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,200
Posted By The Jerk
I might be in this year depending on how hung...

I might be in this year depending on how hung over I am. :)

Bike needs some exercise and I'll need some pancakes.
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Looks like it, yeah.

Looks like it, yeah.
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 04:07 PM
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Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Is that the part on the diagram listed as...

Is that the part on the diagram listed as 43049-1066 "PACKING, TAP VALVE"?

See:

Parts Diagram (http://www.kawasakipartshouse.com/oemparts/a/kaw/500b2633f8700223e478ff3d/fuel-tank-ej650-a3-a4)
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Based on your description of the problem, it...

Based on your description of the problem, it sounds to me like the rubber bits are less likely to be the culprit than the vacuum diaphragm itself. I haven't had one apart but I suspect there's a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Second that. And they are closer than Oregon...

Second that. And they are closer than Oregon (somewhere in the midwest I believe).

If you're feeling bold, you may be able to just purchase the rubber seals/o-rings shown in the parts diagram and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,727
Posted By The Jerk
Wait til they have one of those gun buyback or...

Wait til they have one of those gun buyback or gun amnesty events and bring it in then. Don't get your house searched in the meantime. :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
The kit of OEM parts you can get for the low bar...

The kit of OEM parts you can get for the low bar conversion has shorter throttle cables, a shorter clutch cable, and a shorter front brake hose. It also has mirrors with longer stems to make up for...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
I thought it was 7/8" on the outer parts not 3/4"...

I thought it was 7/8" on the outer parts not 3/4" ?
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
You are getting to know the bike and using more...

You are getting to know the bike and using more finesse rather than ham-fisting it maybe? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 374,205
Posted By The Jerk
Not that the car placement was the cause of the...

Not that the car placement was the cause of the crash, but perhaps he just meant that parking your car on the outside of a curve that's a well-known crash spot maybe isn't the smartest thing to do if...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,727
Posted By The Jerk
I don't think the White House is the proper...

I don't think the White House is the proper office to petition - the states all set their own highway laws. The federal government doesn't really have a dog in this fight or the ability to set a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Probably. You could clamp either the vacuum line...

Probably. You could clamp either the vacuum line or the fuel line. Should give the same result in the end.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
If you are just draining them for the winter as...

If you are just draining them for the winter as opposed to draining them for service, the easiest way is to start the engine, leave the petcock to "on," pull and plug the vacuum line to the petcock,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
If you get the Kawi low bars, you want to also...

If you get the Kawi low bars, you want to also get the Kawi mirrors that go with the low bars. The arms are longer so that the mirrors are in the proper position with the narrower low bars.

If...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Ha! That'll do it. Check the easy things first....

Ha! That'll do it. Check the easy things first. :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Generally speaking you should not do this. ...

Generally speaking you should not do this. Because most cars don't have wet clutches and don't share oil with the transmission, modern car oils have certain kinds of friction modifiers in them to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Loose battery cables will cause all kinds of...

Loose battery cables will cause all kinds of strangeness so rule that out first then report back.

From a battery voltage and charging voltage standpoint, everything sounds good.
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Thanks, great info! You refreshed my memory on...

Thanks, great info! You refreshed my memory on the proper order of operations. GoonerYoda, yeah follow the instructions that come with the battery. They will pretty much be what DaBinChe said...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Hmm I don't know about that, I'd suspect you need...

Hmm I don't know about that, I'd suspect you need a proper battery charger.

I used one of those combination battery charger/jump start boxes that I had already. Worked great.

I don't know if a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Maybe it's a really big tube! :eek1 Yes the...

Maybe it's a really big tube! :eek1

Yes the spark plug socket is definitely the one must-buy tool in that kit. There are other sources for OEM Kawasaki parts online, I generally price shop a few....
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
My last new Yuasa (earlier this year) came with...

My last new Yuasa (earlier this year) came with the battery case and electrolyte packaged separately. They make it pretty easy, just follow the instructions. The electrolyte is packaged in a 6-cap...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Here's the parts diagram for the owner's toolkit....

Here's the parts diagram for the owner's toolkit. (http://www.kawasakipartshouse.com/oemparts/a/kaw/500b2631f8700223e478ff0d/owners-tools)

Wow, price went up. Last time I looked at this fiche, it...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 643,233
Posted By The Jerk
Ain't nothin' wrong with the stock plug, NGK...

Ain't nothin' wrong with the stock plug, NGK CR8E, available for $3.59 each from Amazon...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-04-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,727
Posted By The Jerk
I wish... Ninja 250 is some of the most fun...

I wish...

Ninja 250 is some of the most fun you can have on a bike and they're dirt cheap these days. If I had space/money to make a track bike out of one I would. Not to be competitive in terms...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-04-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24,715
Views: 1,718,727
Posted By The Jerk
Shit that's tempting....

Shit that's tempting....
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