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


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