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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 04 Sep 2019 20:13 #810381

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Found some tight ones. B)
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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 05 Sep 2019 16:28 #810414

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It was worth it. B)
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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 01 Aug 2020 14:30 #832041

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hey there my freind, I am totally new to both kz 1000 and the forum.The last time I had one was 1982. Stumbled across accidentally. Anyway I Just recently purchased another one. 1977 KZ 1000a. I bought it from Johnnys vintage cycles in Ohio. I am checking out your video on replacing the electrical wiring, and I noticed you have some kind of radiator on the front of your bike. Man things have come along way since my bike in the 80s. Can you tell me what its for and the benefits it has. Your bike is well kept. Mine was blue in the 80s. The one I purchased is Black with gold pin stripping. I don`t care what collar they are, they still look better than anything else out there. Thanks Mitch
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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 01 Aug 2020 14:49 #832043

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Mitch`s KZ wrote: hey there my freind, I am totally new to both kz 1000 and the forum.The last time I had one was 1982. Stumbled across accidentally. Anyway I Just recently purchased another one. 1977 KZ 1000a. I bought it from Johnnys vintage cycles in Ohio. I am checking out your video on replacing the electrical wiring, and I noticed you have some kind of radiator on the front of your bike. Man things have come along way since my bike in the 80s. Can you tell me what its for and the benefits it has. Your bike is well kept. Mine was blue in the 80s. The one I purchased is Black with gold pin stripping. I don`t care what collar they are, they still look better than anything else out there. Thanks Mitch

The "Radiator" is an oil cooler.
Mostly for hard use , racing or in hot climates to help keep oil temperature and consequentially engine temperature down.
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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 26 Nov 2020 01:51 #838953

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Great post and thank you for sharing. I'll be watching these videos.
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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 19 Apr 2021 19:43 #847067

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Love your videos Steve. 
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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 10 May 2021 06:02 #848291

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Curious... do you check valve clearances on a set schedule or wait till they start making noise?  And will they in fact make noise when they start getting tight?
 
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Curious... do you check valve clearances on a set schedule or wait till they start making noise?  And will they in fact make noise when they start getting tight?

 
The tighter they get the quieter they go.
You should really check them once a year if in regular use.
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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 10 May 2021 07:56 #848299

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I do it with each rear tire change. About 5,000 miles.
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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 12 May 2021 08:14 #848351

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The valves are settling in nicely. 
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Valve adjustment Z1/KZ 1000 10 Jan 2022 19:53 #860379

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Thanks For Share your video with Us. It's Very Informative Helps me a lot
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