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The Kawasaki H2R Motorcycle has a blower, why doesn't it have an intercooler?

So why are intercoolers used? Running the air through a supercharger is going to make it hot and detonation-prone. The primary benefit of an intercooler is that it reduces the temperature of the ...
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Missing part on '87 Ninja 600R

There is a hose that connects your air box to this As stated in comments, this is connection point for a PCV hose. The hose connects to the bottom of your air box that attaches to your carburetors. ...
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Can't start a Kawasaki GPX 750

Your carbs are clogged with varnish and bad gas The remnants of gas that has evaporated are a gummy hard varnish inside of your carburetors. You have a bit of work to do. You need to completely ...
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What does the lever disk adjust?

These disks adjust the resting position of the hand levers, to accommodate different-sized hands and rider preference.
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Can't start a Kawasaki GPX 750

It sounds like your carb(s) are plugged and need cleaned. If the fuel in the carbs has ethanol in it, the carbs are going to be caked with crap. The floats could be ruined. There are a lot of things ...
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Motorcycle bogs down under load

You are describing a lean condition The more you open your throttle the more vacuum you are creating in your carburetor venturi and your intake manifold. When you are operating at higher RPM any ...
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Where does this oil filter gasket go?

Found it... The small O-Ring goes where the oil filter bolt meets the oil-filter tray.
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Is my moto's battery dead?

If your motorcycle had never it's battery changed you should consider it being dead. Not being able to charge it could confirm the same. You should be having a new battery installed and if you plan on ...
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Is my moto's battery dead?

The battery being flat could be caused either by the battery being faulty, or the charging system not working. Since the bike runs with a jumper battery connected but dies when disconnected, I ...
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New motorcycle missed first service oil change by 4k km...what could be the consequences?

The break in period is very important for any motorcycle engine due to the impact it will have on the REST of it's lifetime. A bad break-in can lead to major wear ( which can be translated to minor ...
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My 2011 Kawasaki vulcan has absolutely no power to anything electrical ..,

You may have blown a fusible link. I would trace the battery power from the battery along each cable until I found out where the voltage ends.
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2004 Kawasaki Ninja EX250. Power Issues

Followed the cable to my ignition switch and turns out it had unplugged.
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Reconnecting Kawasaki GPX 750 1998 to Keihin G301 carburator

Here are the various connections based upon your images. I have left the label spelling in the image provided the same as the image. They match any misspellings in the three images. Image 1 "I don'...
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Why can't I reinstall my automatic cam chain tensioner?

I know this page is around a ZXE600 but it looks like its the same model setup as a ZZR600 http://www.rjfilms.com/blog/greenmagic/valve-adjustment-kawasaki-zx6e-how-to-diy-step-by-step-instructions/ ...
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2014 Kawasaki Ninja EX300A Clutch

The kit will consist of Metal Rings, Friction Rings and Clutch Springs. The Metal Rings will have a minimum thickness. The Friction Rings will have a minimum thickness. The Clutch Springs will have a ...
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motorcycle battery correct voltage

Both voltages are low. Could be a bad battery dragging down a good stator or a bad stator (or other charging system component) dragging down a good battery. Testing each separately would be a good ...
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Why can't I reinstall my automatic cam chain tensioner?

Sorry, but the answer turned out to be a type of user error. Namely a forgotten tool lodged in the tensioner. Thorough inspection is important.
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2002 kawasaki zx6r stutters

Does it happen at any throttle setting? It looks like your 2002 ZX-6R is carbureted, so it could have something to do with your jets. Different components of the carburettor are responsible for ...
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Kawasaki ZR -7S has soot in exhaust system

If you are getting soot on a single spark plug, it is good practice to check for sticking valves. However, in your case, it appears that there are multiple or all of the plugs carbon fouled. I would ...
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No power at higher RPM

If I then pull the clutch and completely stay of the gas, the rpm stays at 6000 and doesn't drop Sounds like you did something wrong during the rebuild, all you can do is pull the carbs and check ...
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John Deere LX 266 lawn tractor engine dies

This sounds like a defective fuel cap. This is a problem with the LX288 / 277 the vent hole clogs and you get a vacuum lock situation. Replace that cap! Also, less likely is sticking valves, ...
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2004 Kawasaki Ninja EX250. Power Issues

There are two things to check: 1) The connection at the battery. The cable could be lose or corroded. Mind you, it would have to be really badly corroded to have no power at all. 2) The main fuse. ...
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Motorcycle Brake Lever - Soft Feel & Long Pull

The cause of a soft brake lever is one or more of (a) air in the brake lines, (b) tired brake lines that expand as brake fluid pressure increases when the brake lever is pulled, (c) failing master ...
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Is my moto's battery dead?

As mentioned in the comments, you should be testing out that battery to determine whether it can be charged. Go get a cheap battery tender / battery charger, and a voltmeter / multimeter. Meter the ...
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Sanding motorbike bolts and abs sensor plates?

Unless the fasteners are made from stainless steel, which yours are likely not since you said that the have rust on them, then they will have some kind of anti-corrosion coating. This coating could ...
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How to inspect a brand new motorcycle before buying from showroom?

Cars and bikes always have a few miles on the clock as they have road test etc. Dealers also sell very low mileage examples as they have been used for the sales staff and road tests for clients ...
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99 Kawasaki Vulcan Ultra Classic 1500cc, been sitting for over a year in a climate controlred garage and will not start

The 1999 Vulcan 1500 has a carbureted engine and carburetors are often damaged by sitting with fuel in them. Since you said you "replaced the gasoline" that leads me to believe that you ...
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Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 classic FI will not run at high power settings

Disassembling the tank and removing the fuel filter revealed it to be almost completely plugged with dead insect parts- so the engine was indeed starving for fuel when required to produce real power. ...
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Kawasaki GPz1100A1 blink/error codes

This is what the Kawasaki factory service manual says: Pulses of green light can be seen through the inspection hole in the control unit. Arrangement of long and short pulses express the trouble ...
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Will removing the catalytic converter on my Kawasaki Bajaj RS200 require remapping?

Pulling the cat, in and of itself, will probably won't need a remap. Your problem is, when you start adding all the little things together (ie: cat, muffler, intake, etc), you surely could need one. ...
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