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  1. Mechanical and Technical
    Hi guys, I have a 2005 ZX636 (RAM air model) that seems to have a ticking noise coming from the top of the engine. The sound increases with revs and sounds a lot like valve tapping. do these bikes typically have loud valves? It's a lot louder when it's cold but is still audible when at operating...
  2. Mechanical and Technical
    Hello guys, I'm currently struggling to get the old 636 to start. My last ride in the fall unfortunately ended up in a slow (10-15mpg) low slide on the left side. During the winter I removed the fairings and gas tank for painting (turned out pretty sweet). To my dismay after reassembling this...
  3. Mechanical and Technical
    So after having an extremely hard time finding a place to do my valve adjustment on my schedule and for a reasonable price I decided I'd tackle this myself. I went out and bought everything I needed and spent about $90 in tools (decided to buy NEW Craftsman feeler Gauges so I knew they were spot...
  4. Mechanical and Technical
    I'm new to the forum and am looking forward to being an active member on this site. I'm a beginner rider and have only owned my 07 ZX-6R for 2 weeks now and have a question about my servo. I've done a lot of searching and research so please so bash on me haha. Anyways, I bought the bike and the...
  5. Mechanical and Technical
    I am currently attempting a valve adjustment on my 07 zx. After taking my valve clearance readings, I have one inlet valve on cylinder 3 with a clearance of less than .063mm. Average clearance is .16mm I have triple checked all valves and I get the same measurement on this valve. Could I have a...
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