Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Spring Preload Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Front Fork / Spring Preload Adjustment

The standard adjuster setting is the 6 turns in from the fully counterclockwise position.

WARNING

If both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition may result. Be sure the adjusters are set equally.

Spring Preload Adjustment


Spring Action


Spring Preload Adjustment


Compression Damping Force Adjustment
To adjust the compression damping force, turn the compression damping adjuster [A]. The standard adjuster setting is the 4 1/2 turns out from the fully clockwise position. WARNINGIf b ...

Front Fork Removal (Each Fork Leg)
Loosen the front fork top plug [A] beforehand if the fork leg is to be disassembled. Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench (45 mm) [B]: 57001-1741 NOTE Loosen the top plug after loosening the handleb ...

Other materials:

Coupling Bearing Removal
Remove: Coupling Grease Seal Circlip [A] Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143 Remove the bearing [A] by tapping from the wheel side. Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set [B]: 57001-1129 ...

Rear Sprocket Removal
Remove the rear wheel (see Rear Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter). NOTICE Do not lay the wheel on the ground with the disc facing down. This can damage or warp the disc. Place blocks under the wheel so that the disc does not touch the ground. Remove: Rear Sprocket Nu ...

Air Intake Duct Disassembly (Other than US, CA and CAL Models)
Remove: Air Intake Duct (see Air Intake Duct Removal) Seal [A] and Screen [B] Turn the air intake valve actuator [C] counterclockwise (90В°). Remove the shaft [A] of the air intake valve actuator. Remove: Pad [A] Screws [B] Air Intake Valve [C] ...