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Old 26 May 2012
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I would like to do the same on my bikes carbs. Do you have the Kawasaki part numbers for the 112 jets and N96J needles? I can't seem to find them anywhere. My local dealer works in Part Numbers only. Dont forget to check the vacuum slide springs as they might be a different stifness to the newer one.

I have a genuine parts manual if you are interested. It covers 06 ~ 07 KLE 500. Can email it. Quite handy.

Forgot to mention that I placed two 3mm spacer washers under each needle. It definately made a differance. There's a bit more torque, but the fuel economy has gone down a bit. (Jets still standard 95;92.)
Hi. is there any chance you could email me the parts catalogue too? am just rebuilding a kle and will need a few bit, have also just cut the back box off my working bike and would like to look into putting some larger jets in too.
my email is nathanstuff@hotmail.co.uk.
this would be very much appreciated.
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Hey just wanting to report on in my KLE tuning experiences so far, I have a 1998 KLE 400, which to the best of my knowledge is 100% the same as the 500, with the exception of the cylinder bore,

To start with i ordered 112 main jets and the bigger snorkel, The results were okay, but to be honest, I felt a little dissapointed, in search of shims I could only find m4 washers so put one each under the N96L needles, I must say this made quiet the difference, seeing as it was my day off and I was bored I said "Lets do rimfire now", So I did, the bike felt stumbly and whatnot so I swapped out the needles for GPZ400 needles (N31M), this made a lovely difference and the bike was back running strong again, but I did not get to run it for a long journey, The bike has standard headers but with an aftermarket end can.

Which has me wondering what should the next step be? Will a DNA filter be worth buying at this stage? I have also not touched the fuel air screws since doing this but I believe they were around 2.5 turns out, can anyone recommend a change in that?

I can currently do 0-100 in 7 seconds which is not bad at all for a 400. I have not seen my fuel consumption though.

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Hi guys, I could do with a little help! I have just had a go at setting my carbs up and I have run into a bit of a problem!
I have a DNA filter and a GPR exhaust fitted, I got a carb tuning kit from sigma6 in the states and I have fitted 110 main jets and 38 pilot jets and added too small washers under the needle, I also turned the fuel screw back then out 1.5 turns
The problem is the bike just doesn't have any go! It will hardly pull over 50mph on a flat road but when you try and pull away the bike just stumbles and feels like it will stall.
I'm thinking it's a lack of petrol, the bike sounds fine, starts ok and idles well.
Any ideas?
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