No power - Kawasaki Forums: Kawasaki Motorcycle Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-22-2008, 02:00 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 1
No power

Hi everbody,
I am new to kawasaki forum,and new to owning a Kaw. I just picked up a old school 79 kz1000 . I just sinked the carbs today, they were cleaned a while ago, but not rode since the cleaning. I would like to know where the air/fuel screw should be(turns).
it runs better since the sink but still no power past 5500. I thought these things were supposed to be real quick? any ideas?
crashcourse101 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-22-2008, 06:58 PM
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 42
I usually ended up betwenn 1 1/4 and 1 3/4 turns on most of the KZ's. It depended a bit on the extent of modifications, but 1 1/2 turns would be a safe starting point. If you can run by a shop with an EGA machine, set it to 3-4% CO.

Not likely to have an effect on the "no Power" over 5500 though. You might be expecting too much? They were fine "in the day", but a 600 overpowers them now.

Cary
klrcary is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki Forums: Kawasaki Motorcycle Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome