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Old 12-10-2012, 09:03 AM   #19036
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Anyone need a couple motion lights? 20 bucks or a hearty lunch for both.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:07 AM   #19037
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Anyone need a couple motion lights? 20 bucks or a hearty lunch for both.
I'll take that offer!!! PM sent.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:44 AM   #19038
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How many carbs? I just used vinyl tubing filled with oil for a twin. Never had anything with more cylinders and I don't remember you having anything with that many carbs.
See
http://faq.ninja250.org/wiki/How_do_...carburetors%3F

and

http://www.obairlann.net/reaper/moto...manometer.html

I used oil instead of water because it doesn't break things if it gets sucked into the engine. I didn't bother with the board on mine. I would just loop the tubing over the handle bars.

I guess if my bikes didn't have FI, you would think I rode a KLR.

Of course if you have something with more than 2 carbs or TB, then this is completely of no use.
Not true.

Multi 4-cylinder bike carb banks are divided in two sections, a left bank, and a right bank, and they each have balance screws.

Balance the left two, then balance the right two. Once that is done, connect your device to one of the carbs on the left, and one of the carbs on the right - then - balance the two banks with the central balance adjuster.

Same concept as using a TwinMax.

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Old 12-10-2012, 10:07 AM   #19039
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Thanks! Learned something new today
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Old 12-10-2012, 10:43 AM   #19040
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GS update

The big GS is getting closer. The old shocks are off and most of the wiring has been addressed. The rear shock was easy. All I had to do was drop the exhaust can, remove the rear mud guard and out it came. The front was a little more complex. With the tank removed I had to drop the engine guards, disconnect a brake line tree and remove the alternator cover. So far so good working solo.

In regards to wiring I found two broken or severed cords. One power cord to my tank bag and one to the intercom/GPS interface. I always wondered why my phone would never charge in my tank bag.... now I know.

The shocks come today but I fly out at 2:30 before they get here for a 4 day trip. Here is what the bike looks like today.

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Old 12-10-2012, 11:26 AM   #19041
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I've got a twin max here in New Kent for ya to use............
Thanks everyone....Ryan seeing as your the closest...PM sent

Its Ninja tuneup day....
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:06 PM   #19042
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Thanks everyone....Ryan seeing as your the closest...PM sent

Its Ninja tuneup day....
Mike, I have a valve adjusting tool for those if you think you'll need it. Can be done without, but just makes it a little easier.



Lemme know.

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Old 12-10-2012, 12:15 PM   #19043
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Mike, I have a valve adjusting tool for those if you think you'll need it. Can be done without, but just makes it a little easier.

Lemme know.
That would have been handy...deed is done though, except for the carb. sync....thanks anyway.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:30 PM   #19044
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Not true.

Multi 4-cylinder bike carb banks are divided in two sections, a left bank, and a right bank, and they each have balance screws.

Balance the left two, then balance the right two. Once that is done, connect your device to one of the carbs on the left, and one of the carbs on the right - then - balance the two banks with the central balance adjuster.

Same concept as using a TwinMax.

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I started thinking about that after I posted. Wasn't sure if you would adjust left pair, then adjust middle pair but only by the screw on the right most and so on. It makes more sense now that you mention a central adjusting screw for each pair so you can balance right bank versus left bank.

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Its Ninja tuneup day....
At first glance I thought it was a Ninja 250. Looking closer the differences show.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:14 PM   #19045
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..At first glance I thought it was a Ninja 250. Looking closer the differences show.
Same here, thought it was a ninjette. It still looks like a twin. So what is it, an ex500?
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:26 PM   #19046
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Yup, '99 500R....just cut a ZX10 in half
Carmen likes it, low seat height and it will do 100+
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:46 PM   #19047
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Yup, '99 500R....just cut a ZX10 in half
Carmen likes it, low seat height and it will do 100+
For some reason I figured it would be like the 250 and have the timing chain on one side instead of in the middle like a inline 4. Like HBN said, learn something every day including the fact that everyone and there brother has a carb sync tool except Michub.
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:54 AM   #19048
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Thanks everyone....Ryan seeing as your the closest...PM sent

Its Ninja tuneup day....


PM Sent.........
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:36 AM   #19049
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My sole reason for attending this event....January 4-6....
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:14 AM   #19050
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For some reason I figured it would be like the 250 and have the timing chain on one side instead of in the middle like a inline 4....
Seem to remember the early zx9's did have chain/sprocket on the end of cam shafts vs middle. Which seemed unusual and possibly unique, can't remember any other big racy 4's like that.

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..Like HBN said, learn something every day including the fact that everyone and there brother has a carb sync tool except Michub.
oh the shame..
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