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Hi guys. I'm new to Netrider and getting back into riding.

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by Steve Taylor, Jul 21, 2015.

  1. Mid life crisis?? Not really, just got a bit of time now that kids are older. Finally putting the GPZ900r back together after she had a long 12 year rest in the back of the garage. Got some new bits, tryes, discs, carbie rubbers and overhauled calipers, cooling system, etc.... just a matter of time till we go out on the town !!


     
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  2. Good one mate, have fun
     
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  3. Welcome back to riding.
     
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  4. Oh just admit it, midlife crisis it is! Few of us on here are having one, and riding bikes is the best one to have :) Hello and welcome Steve TaylorSteve Taylor!
     
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  5. Perhaps you're right, lets see how fast I am prepared to go, I guess the faster that is the bigger the crisis!
     
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  6. BTW does anyone have any suggestions on what fuel I should run on the GPZ, Nno Ethanol, I know but should it be 95 or 98 octane?
     
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  7. Welcome to NR. Post some pics of the bike project. :)
     
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  8. G'day SteveSteve, welcome to Netrider.
     
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  9. Speed + fizzing can definitely lead to a trouser crisis.....

    98 might be too viscous and can foul/gum-up carburetor float and bowl.

    Try 95, maybe even 91.

    Higher octane fuel is most important for high compression EFI engines with sophisticated anti-pining/knock sensors.
     
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  10. I use 91 in my twenty year old VFR.
    let's have some pics of the project, eh?????
     
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  11. Welcome Steve TaylorSteve Taylor enjoy the task and relish the ride! :)
    Who needs a reason to ride...nothing wrong with a really good midlife crisis though...grab it by the ears and ummm enjoy it
     
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  12. welcome aboard :]
     
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  13. welcome to NR Steve...and welcome back to two wheels (y)
     
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  14. Thanks for the ummmm tip !
     
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