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  1. Mechanical and Technical
    Been having the same issue with my 2007 zx6r over about 5 months basically bogs down after 8000rpm and won't build any further also very harsh on and off the throttle in the low revs (like a switch), when I bought the bike she'd been sitting for about 4 years and had rust in the tank. I ran it...
  2. Mechanical and Technical
    Hi I guess I should start off by giving you some background to the bike. It is a 2005 zx6r(636). There was a large hole in the cylinder block on cylinder 1 by the cylinder 1 coolant drain plug. I caused this by drilling too far in when removing a snapped off screw... This was causing all and I...
  3. Mechanical and Technical
    Hello riders, yesterday I went for a ride and got into some trouble with my baby:frown all of a sudden got the red light come on and I see the temp went up to 230 and was going up super fast, obviously I stopped immediately to see what the problem was and realized that the bike is leaking oil...
  4. Mechanical and Technical
    This occurred on my '09 ZX6-R9F recently: So about a day ago as I did my pre-work bike check I noticed that something seemed unusual about the way my bike was idling. With no FI light on, no oil or fuel or coolant on the ground, and no strange odors or smoke I decided to head down the street...
  5. Mechanical and Technical
    Hi i have a 2006 Kawasaki zx6r 636 with 8000 miles on it. shes a beautiful Ferrari red with the two brothers twin exhaust! shes enough to make your toes curl up. :) but shes having issues i bought her from a close friend of mine who took real good care of her.but now i put 2000 miles on its...
  6. Mechanical and Technical
    Hey guys so i needed some help with my 2006 636. Just bought the bike riding it home and it was doing fine so much fun then my 250r. When i bought it the temperature was running 200-220 f it was about 80 degrees outide. Later in the evening i maxed out two gears n started slowing down after...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hey Everybody. Introductions are in order. Purchased my beloved Vanessa, a.k.a. Nessie about 5 months ago. We have been through a lot since. Got her with 10,000 miles and almost stock everything except for rear blinkers that are not connected, integrated tail light, frame sliders, and fender...
  8. Motorcycle Talk
    I recently just purchased a power commander 5 and i am getting a lot of backfire through most of my rpms but realy around 4k rpms. i also have a K&n race air filter and a mgp growler slip on is there any advice or suggestions the bike this pertains too is a 2010 zx10r if you have any pics of...
  9. Mechanical and Technical
    I just bought a 06 zx6r on Sunday and before I can ride it has too pass the inspection but...I failed the guy I bought it from installed a fender eliminator with the integrated tail light. It lights up red but the when the brakes are applied either front or back it doesn't light up, nothing...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hey I'm Edwin and I am new to this forum and I have questions. I live in Gilroy ca and I have a 2003 zx636 that I bought used a year ago with only 8k miles and clean title but it was dropped on both sides. When I got it, it ran like a champ but lately Ive been having problems. I noticed that...
  11. Mechanical and Technical
    I just purchased a 1993 ZX6R I was performing some routine maintenance on the bike. I changed out the following: -Spark plugs -Wires -Air filter -Gas line (previously torn) My mechanic skills I would consider moderate. The bike now lags horribly when throttle is applied. Once full throttle...
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