View Full Version : ZX7 Rebuild

09-15-2010, 02:26 PM
Well I am finding if hard to participate on GSB if I am missing the S....Sport bike. My TL is in the shop....sooo many issues that I am considering parting her out. And my ZX7 has been in pieces for the past 3 years. So I finally got off my butt and started putting her back together....here is my story lol.

In the begining there was a frame.......then there was some paint on the frame, and next came the motor (husband helped me put if back in) and the biker was happy. Then came the realization that I am still missing some parts (thermostat, air filter, back of kill switch) and the biker called on the ebay gods. So right now I am waiting on two parts to come in, and still looking for a thermostat.

So today I will stop by and get some new spark plugs, battery, coolant and of course OIL (lack of oil is the whole reason I had to buy a new engine lol). I will put the radiator on and fill her up today and then put the exhaust on and start on the guages and wiring.

The story goes on

09-15-2010, 05:46 PM
I got 2 zx7's been sitting in the garage in pieces for about 5 years now!!! figure they will be my winter project to sell next spring... Good luck with yours!!! Hopefully I won't come up short on too many parts... great pics

10-13-2010, 05:15 AM
The engine is in and I have finally put the radiator, new thermostat, new kill switch, gauge and headers on. I found a stock under tray with lights that I will put on today, will have to find some nuts to fit the tail light and headlight brackets. I think I will get some new hosing for that emissions mod the one in there now looks like crap.

10-13-2010, 11:43 AM
looks good. keep it coming along. i love my zx7r especially it being my first bike...sadly it went down yesterday :(...but bright side is it's not to messed :)

Back Marker
10-13-2010, 12:36 PM
zx7's rock!


10-23-2010, 08:14 PM
Getting closer and closer. Sun goes down a lot earlier now so I am going to have to take this project inside. Still to go, umm make it start! Sprocket, chain, brakes, lights.....sigh the list goes on....and I am out of beer!