Another New Guy

Jerry Clair darkclarity2k at
Mon Apr 27 09:37:58 PDT 2009

You might want to go to a stage 2 and pitch the air box. It is way undersized.
Keep the stock carb diaphragm springs.

Oh, and plug the passive emission thingy on the valve cover. Most of us have done this.

From: andy burkard <andyburkard at>
To: gpzlist at; fraskei at
Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 12:24:50 PM
Subject: Re: Another New Guy

welcome Keith!  

sounds like you got yourself a screaming deal!  great job!

need a pipe to go with that dynojet kit?  i'll be posting some goodies for sale later today...
andy b

--- On Sat, 4/25/09, keith fraser <fraskei at> wrote:

> From: keith fraser <fraskei at>
> Subject: Another New Guy
> To: gpzlist at
> Date: Saturday, April 25, 2009, 12:26 PM
> Hi all. A year ago I didn't even know
> that Kawasaki made a GPZ in the 90s. I was looking for a
> replacement for my threadbare 84 Ninja 900. Something a
> little comfier with more low end grunt and the ZX14 was not
> in the budget. I spent a year looking for a low mileage
> Connie but the few I found were way overpriced. 
> I saw a month old  ad in a local weekly swap and sell it
> guide for a 95 GPZ with 4k on it. I spent a couple days
> searching the web and found and a handful of other sites.
> That weekend I went and saw the bike and was blown away by
> the condition of the bike. It looked like a brand new bike,
> other than a couple of silly Superman stickers (any tips on
> removing stickers?)
> The guy had been listing it locally for a month and hadn't
> had any takers. I bought it for $2000.00.
> Compared to most of you guys on the list I am a casual
> rider at best but I put about 6000 miles on her last year
> just as she was. This year I plan on some upgrades, I
> already picked up some gen mars and a stage 1 dynojet kit,
> and have a zero gravity sport touring windscreen on its
> way.
> I'll probably be driving you all nuts with NewB questions
> in the near future, but hey you let me join ;P


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