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zr550 exhaust

Postby TREVOR9 » 16 Dec 2018, 14:47

Will any other exhaust fit? Gpz550 or any other Kawasaki 4 - 1.
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Re: zr550 exhaust

Postby Freddy » 18 Dec 2018, 05:10

What's wrong with the current one? If it is completely shot beyond recovery I'd shoot for a 2nd hand genuine one. There are a number of them on Ebay.

You know the genuine one will work without a problem. You can't be sure of that if you put one on from a different model, even if it bolts up ok. The intake, cam timing, and exhaust was designed by the Kawasaki engineers to work as a unit. Change any one of the 3 components and you could potentially introduce a performance degradation, usually a flat spot somewhere in the rev range. Not say it will do this, but just that it might.

That's why I suggest to play it safe and get a second hand 550 one, even if it cost a couple dollars more.
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Re: zr550 exhaust

Postby kinkyfreestyler » 01 Jan 2019, 16:07

you can also look at gpz/gpx600 , z550/650 ,gt550 also some of the 750 pipes like harris etc.....fit its alla bout the rear mount the head pipes off the 750 are tad longer ,but the diametre is the same !
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Re: zr550 exhaust

Postby Corey » 07 Jan 2019, 05:55

In Japan, the GPz400 and ZX400 have the same port spacing as the GPz/KZ/ZR550.
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