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  1. Gen 1 issues

    The ZX-10R
    I own a 2005 ZX10r, I purchased at around 11,000 miles now at 13,000. So far only basic maintenance has been performed. Recently it started to develop a rougher than usual idle and when taking off in 1st gear I was having to give it more throttle than normal to keep it form stalling. However, on...
  2. Gen 2: 2006-2007 zx10r 06 spark plugs change how and what ?

    The ZX-10R
    hi i have a zx10r 2006 and its time for a oil and filter change + maybe a spark plug change. i know how to get to the spark plugs but from what i have seen in the past they can be quite hard to get out. So what tools will i need to get them out as i have tried before and i could not get my tool...
  3. Power loss, cruiser sound, backfiring... Plugs?

    The ZX-10R
    I have a 05 zx-10 and was at a gas station with only regular and running on fumes so i put 10 buck in to get me by. before the tank was out it, the bike had a deep cruiser-like sound. backfires when off the throttle at +6000rpm. major power loss, sloppy idling. got about 6 tanks burnt since. I...
  4. Gen 2: 2006-2007 Post Spark Plug Replacement Engine Noise Issue

    The ZX-10R
    Hi Everyone, Intro: I'm new to this Forum. I've had a Zx10R 2007 from new since 2008 and I love it more than life itself. Admittedly, I'd be more what is known as a pencil pusher as opposed to grease monkey so I know only very basic mechanics. I've never had any irregular mechanical issues with...
  5. spark plugs

    Performance and Tech
    anyone have trouble getting spark plugs for a first gen? cant seem to get them anywhere
  6. Spuratic throttle then dies.

    Performance and Tech
    I have an 05 10r with approx 19,000 miles. Acro full system, bmc, tre, and thats it as far as performance goes. When i give it throttle, smooth roll on or hard twist, the throttle becomes spuratic. It only does it sometimes. at first i thought it was a tranny problem because it felt like it was...
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