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Does zx9 cams really fits in a z1000 2004 and witch year do I nead to take my zx9 cams? Wath other tricks can I do to upgrape my horse power.
 

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Yes they can, but they will need to be slightly modified to fit.

I sent you a link with a thread to another site with a step-by-step process on how to do it as I didn't want to violate any rules.
 

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the cheep HP is in the air box lid mod,power commander and exhaust .
after that it gets expensive. hotter cams will only give you a little top end power over the stock cam.
if i was really going to get serious a would get the cyl head ported, and change the cams. maybe up the compression also.
the 03- 06 Z 1000 already has bigger valves, bigger throttle bodies and hotter cams than the 07-08 Z 1000. also the crankshaft is lighter. all the above mods will hurt low and mid range power. it is a trade off.
 

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the cheep HP is in the air box lid mod,power commander and exhaust .
after that it gets expensive. hotter cams will only give you a little top end power over the stock cam.
if i was really going to get serious a would get the cyl head ported, and change the cams. maybe up the compression also.
the 03- 06 Z 1000 already has bigger valves, bigger throttle bodies and hotter cams than the 07-08 Z 1000. also the crankshaft is lighter. all the above mods will hurt low and mid range power. it is a trade off.
No thanks I will keep my bottom end:lol:
 

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As mentioned, you will loose some bottom end, but gain some up top. To fully take advantage of the top end with these cams installed, you would also want to up the rev limiter as that is where the motor is really making power with those cams installed.

There was one individual who installed the ZX9 cams on a different forum and actually ended up swapping his stock cams back in because did not like loss in bottom end.
 

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I have an 05 Z1000. Looking to change the front end setup. Saw one with 636 forks, triple tree, and clip ons. Curious if there's anything I should be weary about when doing this swap as far as handling and balance go. Also curious as to whether of not i can use my existing steering dampner. Any input is appreciated thanks.
 

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to me this is a track day mod, i understand lots of zed owners like to do this mod. i bet for less money you can get the front fork re valved with just as good results. maybe i am way off base . suspension mods are not my thing. what is great about this forum is input from many owners. if i put my 2004 Z 1000 fork adj on full firm and canyon ride ,it feels pretty good to me.
 
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