Buzzing and shaking after getting off the GPz.
yorkus at comcast.net
Thu Jun 28 18:46:09 PDT 2007
I've got the dreaded "Buzz" as well. I have tried adjusting the
valves and replaced the plugs and one bad spark plug boot and it
hasn't got any better. I am hoping to get the carbs sync'd soon and
maybe that will help. I got the bike in August 2005 with only 9300
miles and now have around 17,000 miles. I wish someone could come up
with the answer to this it really sucks and makes riding much less
On Jun 28, 2007, at 11:25 AM, David Beard wrote:
> Mine is pretty buzzy, too. Gives my hand the tingles. This is the
> third GPZ I've had and the first one that had any buzz to it. I'd
> like to figure it out as well. I hate numb fingers.
> Dave B
> Paul Landry wrote:
>> Question for the group..
>> I have been riding my GPz since 2000. It has over 55,000 Km on
>> the clock. Two seasons ago I was irritated by what I perceive to
>> be an increase in the
>> buzz / vibration of the bike. Feel it in the tank, handle bars
>> and foot
>> I don't know if I am getting more sensitive or if it is getting
>> worse. It
>> is a high frequency buzz that is more noticeable as the revs climb
>> but is
>> still a problem cruising around with the revs in the 3000 - 4500
>> This is not something I have ever remembered from the past. My
>> last ride
>> which was short left my hands and feet tingling after I got of the
>> What's up with that!?? Never used to be an issue and I ride for
>> hours at a
>> time. I have the stock counter weights on the stock handlebars
>> (on GenMars)
>> with new foam rubber grips. Same stock foot pegs with rubber top
>> No engine mods except for the 4 degree ignition advance.
>> Last season I took the bike to the dealer for a tune up. Had the
>> synch'd, valves checked, etc.. Even had them check the torque on
>> all the
>> engine mounts (no problem).
>> The mechanic was all a giggle about working on such a well
>> maintained and
>> clean bike. He said it was in terrific shape and had NO problems
>> but would
>> need a new head gasket next time the valve cover came off.
>> The bike looks and runs GREAT!. No other problems or concerns
>> but I can not
>> put up with this numbing of my extremities, especially when it
>> occurs on
>> such short rides.
>> Has anyone encountered anything similar? Any suggestions as to
>> what might
>> be the culprit, what to look at, etc.. Does this rig have some
>> rubber isolation mounts on the motor that may have
>> hardened over time??
>> I am really hoping this is mechanical, that I can fix.. If it is
>> me......... Thanks for any and all thoughts on this.
>> Paul W. Landry
>> p_landry at telus.net
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