carb problem?

blackgpz at blackgpz at
Thu Jul 19 11:13:38 PDT 2007

Jerry, did you say you thought there was a Dynojet kit installed? If 
so, compare the diaphragm springs to the stock ones. If they're shorter 
than stock they are NFG. These kits are notorious for an off-idle bog 
if you use their springs. Replacing with the stock springs solves the 


----- Original Message -----
From: Jerry Clair <darkclarity2k at>
Date: Thursday, July 19, 2007 12:46 pm
Subject: carb problem?
To: Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion <gpzlist at>

> OK, so I'm not the best mechanic, when it comes to carbs.
> Bye-bye box. wow, what a pain and poor design. and the
> reed valves, really are not like a PVC? I know we just talked 
> about this but whats a good wat to plug it?
> So, I yank the suckers off, and found the pilots at 3 turns,
> instead of 2 to 2.5 turn, no biggy. Idles great now. The slides
> made different sounds from one another and could be smoother.
> Diaphrams intact and everything basically very clean.
> Still, any acceleration and she bogs to a stall.
> So, I'm considering taking the known good carbs off of
> bike 1, and test bike 2 even though, the test will not have
> the air box and using the muzzy as opposed to the stock
> one bike 1. 
> I'm considering welding a handle to the darn tank at this point!
> Think I should empty the tank first. J/K
> Jer

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