Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Balance Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Wheels (Rims) / Balance Inspection

Repeat this procedure several times. If the wheel stops of its own accord in various positions, it is well balanced.

If the wheel always stops in one position, adjust the wheel balance (see Balance Adjustment).

Balance Inspection


Axle Inspection
Remove the front and rear axles (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Visually inspect the front and rear axle for damages. If the axle is damaged or bent, replace it. Place the axle in V bloc ...

Balance Adjustment
If the wheel always stops in one position, provisionally attach a balance weight [A] on the rim at the marking using adhesive tape. Rotate the wheel 1/4 turn [B], and see whether or not the ...

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Air Intake Duct Assembly (US, CA and CAL Models)
Install the dampers [A] and seal [B] as shown in the figure. Fit the holder [C] to the air intake ducts [D]. Projections [E] and Holes [F] Grooves [G] and Ribs [H] Tighten: Torque - Air Intake Duct Assembly Screws [I]: 1.5 N·m (0.15 kgf·m, 13 in·lb) Turn the plug [J] so that ...

Coolant Deterioration Inspection
Remove the right lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Visually inspect the coolant in the reserve tank [A]. If whitish cotton-like wafts are observed, aluminum parts in the cooling system are corroded. If the coolant is brown, iron or steel parts are rusting. I ...

Damping Force Adjustment ( ZX1000JC/KC)
To adjust the damping force, turn the damping adjuster [A] until you feel a click. The standard adjuster setting is the 18th click from the 1st of the fully clockwise position. If the damping feels too soft or too stiff, adjust it in accordance with the following table. Damping Force Adj ...