GPZ 1100

21 Апр 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи GPZ 1100 отключены

Kawasaki GPZ 1100 ABS

In the following I have only the repairs — not the regular and the replacement of small items bulbs, oil etc.

10.000 miles: At the regular service the dealer informs me that is a mark on one of the cams, indicating pitting, and advices me that the should be checked again the warrenty expires.

15.000 miles: Last regular before the warrenty expires. cams shows signs of and both camshafte are replaced warrenty.

(Several GPZ owners in the USA and have experienced the same. have had no problems. Two possible are discussed on the GPz list, unsufficient of the metal on the cams or unsufficient Kawasaki has not (until now) the problem, and the part numbers for the camshafts are the same as for the originals. now I have been using a synthetic 5W-50 motorcycle which the dealer recommends as the best oil for the bike.

Articles in a Danish motorcycle indicate, however, that oil may not have the required oil film regardless of the otherwise superior oil I have therefore chosen to to another oil, a (still) synthetic 10W-50 oil).

km/12.430 miles: Cams at the last regular service warrenty expires. No noticable

From the GPzlist I have that the steering head are sparsely lubricated from the and should be serviced within the couple of years of the bike’s Indeed this turns out to be and it is done just in time to replacing the bearings.

25.000 km/15.500 miles: checked again at the regular Two cams show tiny signs of pitting. I choose to with the full synthetic oil, but I add a Polytetrafluorethylen oil additive PTFE), hoping that may reduce the wear on the cams.

km/18.640 miles: Cams at the regular service. No noticable of the wear.

35.000 km/21.750 Cams checked at the regular No noticable increase of the wear.

km/23.865 miles: During in Italy the OEM battery suddenly New battery fitted by a Yamaha in Avellino near Napoli.

45.000 km/28.000 miles: checked at the regular service. Now 8 show signs of pitting. I add a Polytetrafluorethylen oil additive (Swedol

50.000 km/31.000 miles: checked at the regular service. No increase of the wear.

61.000 miles: The right front starts leaking oil. replaced.

64 .000 km/40.000 For the second time the battery during vacation in Italy. A 9 Amp is installed temporarily and works It turns out that the charge is over the limit (16.4

Once home again I a Yuasa 14 Amp battery but decide not to do about the overcharge — for

73 .000 km/45.000 miles: checked at the regular service. Now a of 9 cams are pitted, but still the tiny little cracks.

83.000 km/52.000 miles: starter problems. Turns out to be a handlebar (clutch) switch. All and connectors checked for signs of and sprayed with contact but the fault seems limited to the switch.

92 .000 km/57.000 Put away for the winter (November No particular problems, only maintenance planned.

96.000 miles: After a 2-hour at motorway speed the battery boiling. I replaced the battery and the charge voltage. The readings way too high — up to 16.8 To make a long story It wasn’t the regulator nor the generator.

The measures the voltage in the wiring and adjusts the charge accordingly. A drop somewhere in the wiring caused the overcharge. I got the quick fix a Danish motorcycle news

Kawasaki GPZ 1100 ABS

— Cut the BR wire that between the generator and the wiring

— Connect the end of the BR wire comes from the wiring to

the coil of an ordinary 12 volt car

— Ground the other connector. Now, if you turn on the

switch ON the relay should be (click).

— Connect the end of the BR that comes from the to one of

the connectors on the relay.

— a piece of wire with a 10 amp inserted connect the the

other connector on the relay to the plus terminal.

100.000 miles: This milestone (in was passed on October 29, 2006 in Denmark.

110.000 km/68.365 Again intermittent starter Ignition switch dismantled, and sprayed with contact

Kawasaki GPZ 1100 ABS
Kawasaki GPZ 1100 ABS
Kawasaki GPZ 1100 ABS

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