what a pain!
dwaynedaniels at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jan 11 09:36:17 PST 2007
The one thing I was concerned is whether the carbs would be spaced apart the right amount for the gpz airbox, and whether they would be the right height. There's always pods.
"Jameson, George E." <george.jameson at mirant.com> wrote: There will be a few issues with cooling lines and the like. You may have
to go to pod filters unless you just get lucky on the airbox. But the
ZRXOA guys have swapped engines between the 1100 and 1200 many times and
a few have put gpz motors in their 1100's to get the more aggressive gpz
cam and the 6 speed plus the higher rev limiter. If you have an interest
go to the website . I'm new there since I just bought my zrx, but there
are a lot of knowledgeable people there who could give you more
information on the subject. I liked my gpz but just bought a pretty
blue 03 with 5000 miles, for 4200, so the gpz had to go, I deliver after
From: David Beard [mailto:debeard at cbcast.com]
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 12:12 PM
To: GPZ LIST
Subject: Re: what a pain!
So the ZRX1200 motor is a straight swap? Don't have to worry about
moving anything over to it? Man, this sounds like the way to go, if you
Jameson, George E. wrote:
> If you do decide to piece together a motor be sure to blow or flush
> out all oil lines and the oil cooler. You wouldn't be the first to
> trash the fresh motor with various pieces of the last one. Another
> option are the ZRX's yes they are a 5 speed, but the fifth gear ratio
> is identical to sixth in the gpz, and first is very close. The 1200
> with zzr cams and anybody's air box or pods and stage 3 jet kit with a
> pipe, will be around 140 hp at the rear wheel. That was always my
> backup plan. With the zrx cam horsepower is about the same but with a
> much stouter bottm end. No engine work required, just a straight swap
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Soliday [mailto:johnsoliday at msn.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 8:35 PM
> To: Jameson, George E.; 'Dave Daniels'; 'GPZ LIST'
> Subject: RE: what a pain!
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