Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Compression Damping Force Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Rear Shock Absorber / Compression Damping Force Adjustment

The compression damping force adjusters for high and low speeds are located on the gas reservoir at the left side of the rear shock absorber.

Compression Damping Force Adjustment


A. High Speed Adjuster

B. Low Speed Adjuster

NOTE

Turning the high speed adjuster has the low speed adjuster turning. Although the low speed adjuster turns with the high speed adjuster when turning the high speed adjuster, the low speed adjuster setting position dose not change.

Low Speed Compression Damping Adjustment

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High Speed Compression Damping Adjustment
Turn the high speed compression damping force adjuster clockwise to increase damping force or counterclockwise to decrease it. NOTICE Do not turn the compression damping force adjuster b ...

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