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The rotor is under a small (maybe 6"x6") cover on the right side of the engine. There is gasket on it that seals off engine oil so you might want to have one on had if it doesn't come off intact. I think the lower has to come off to get to it.

I don't think the mod will work though. On the Kawasaki the rotor is held on by a single allen bolt. The position in relation to the crank is maintained by a key. The only way to advance the timing is to replace the rotor. Factory Pro makes them with a fixed amount of advance for about $50 and with and adjustable amount of advance for about $80.

I have a Factory Pro +4 on my '95 ZX-6R and with the jet kit there is a noticable improvement in 8-10,000 range to the point that the front wheel comes up on hard acceleration in 2nd.
 

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Hey I have a 95 also, where and how much is the Factory pro +4? Is it easy to install? thanks!

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Very easy, maybe 30 minutes. I would get a gasket for the cover first because mine didn't come off whole. They cost about $50 and Factory Pro has a web site and an 800 number. The only downside is you must run 93 octane fuel.
 

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Hi, swjohnsey,

Just to get it straight in my head, you have to run at least 93 octane? You should be able to run 95, right?
 

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Can anyone tell me what the purpose of ignition advancers are? [?]




2002 Green ZX-6R

-LP flushmount V's
-Integrated rear signals
-Akrapovic Ti pipe

...more mods to come!
 

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Hey Poch, I am not sure the octane rating system in the Phillipines is the same as in the U.S. The 93 octane is the average of the Motor and Research octane numbers and is equivalent to about 100 octane the way the rest of the world rates it I believe. It is about the highest octane generally available here.
 

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An ignition advancer advances the timing. The sparkplugs send a spark to ignite the air/fuel mix in the cylinders. The timing determines when in the internal combustion cycle the spark happens.

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The advance just moves the ignition advance up over the entire range usually giving a little more hp but requiring higher octane fuel to avoid knock.
 

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swjohnsey,

I think fuel follows a globally-accepted international standard, so 93 octane there should also be 93 octane here. We have 95 octane gasoline, which is good because the gas tank labels on my J1 says that's the minimum requirement. Your last reply answered my question, thanks.

I've got my ignition advancer on order, a Factory Pro 2 degrees (together with the gasket :). But tonight I'm fitting my Competition Werkes fender eliminator and LP carbon fiber hugger. :D
 

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I'm interested in this as well, but here in California most stations only carry up to 91 (87 is low, 89 is mid-grade, and 91 is super).

Would the addition of octane boost do the trick? Shotrly I'll be running a stage I kit with my existing Muzzy slip on, any suggestions on how many degrees to advance?

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Call Factory Pro, Ivan's, Muzzy's, or www.schnitzracing.com (they have a Q&A forum and Ryan Schnitz (probably one of the top 3 bike drag racers in the US, he took his stock bottom end 2000 ZX6R to high 9s in the 1/4 last year, he's raicng a ZX12R this year) is quite active in answering ?s promptly).

With 91 octane gas, I'd try 2 (3 degrees advance at the MOST) degrees. Definitely not 5 degrees. Ask the pros.

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I also have a 95. A question for you, after adding an advancer, will it throw off the jetting? I just added a full D&D system, and I do not want to pay another $250 to get it re-jetted.

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