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  1. Coastal0
    02-23-2017 08:31 PM - permalink
    Coastal0
    Hey Ash,

    I was reading a thread about getting Ivans ECU flash done from Australia and wanted to know if you have any experience or recommendations on the topic.

    'Octonauts' in the linked thread suggested that the map was totally wrong for Australian fuel - sounds a bit strange to me!

    Without having looked yet - is there an 'easy' way to get access to the ECU to check this mythical flash hasn't already been done?
    (I doubt it has, but always need to check eh...)

    https://www.z1000forum.com/forum/z100...-sydney-3.html
  2. cooldudesmd
    07-31-2015 01:19 PM - permalink
    cooldudesmd
    Pt. 2 of 2


    I have a 636 front end (I don’t know the current spring rate in it) with adjustments on the top and bottom of the fork legs. One is compression and the other rebound, yes? Which do I need to be fooling with and how can I know if they’re set right (what do I feel when riding if they’re wrong)?
    The rear shock I am a little confused by. I do not know if it is the factory or not. It seems there are dampening adjustments on both the top and the bottom. I do not know which is which, but I do know the rear feels pretty stiff at highway speeds. Small bumps and cracks feel very rough. A lot of the times it feels the front is soaking up stuff from the rear. I don’t know how to take care of it though. (btw I am 6’2” and 180-185lbs).
    Any input from our best rider would be so much appreciated though!

    Thanks a million for any input bud!
    Have a great weekend! Sunny side up!

    Cooldudesmd
  3. cooldudesmd
    07-31-2015 01:18 PM - permalink
    cooldudesmd
    Pt. 1 of 2

    Hey Ash!

    Hope all is well down under! I had a few suspension questions. We all know you’re the guy with the know how, so I was hoping maybe you’d help me out.
    I have done my best to check my (rider?) sag (me on the bike vs. me off the bike). I have approx. 12mm front and rear. I believe that number is pretty low from what I have read. Currently I have no way of checking (static?) sag (how much the suspension compresses under the weight of the bike alone).
    Currently the bike feels decent, although I am still getting used to it. The front of this bike feels hard sometimes under bigger bumps though, and the same with the rear. I believe the preload is adjusted all the way in, but I am not positive on how to check. Also, I have messed with some of the dampening, but don’t want to do too much and mess up.
  4. NOLA_Z1000
    11-13-2014 08:03 PM - permalink
    NOLA_Z1000
    Hey question, so until I'm able to redo the suspension, what do you recommend as far as setting for someone in the 240lbs range? You obviously know way more about this than me, and the other night I'm pretty sure I bottomed out the front while I was braking in the city and didn't see the hole because there wasn't any street lights.

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    40 plus year old acting 20 on my new Z1000
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