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post #1 of 10 Old 01-10-2006, 01:36 PM Thread Starter
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Hi to all the zx10r brothers! just one ques tion I have for you all before I start looking for my zx10r, something that is nagging me. speaking to some of my local dealers and fellow bikers about Kawasakis in general there seems to be an opinion that Kawas need more maintainence than other jap bikes, what I seem to be hearing are things like " the valve clearences always go out on kawasakis but when we check Hondas and suzis they never need doing" is this just bull***t or is there any truth in it . I always thought Kawasakis were the proverbial 'tough as ole boots' your comments please, regards Tony.
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post #2 of 10 Old 01-10-2006, 01:50 PM
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do a search but I think I remember members saying that little to no adjustments had to be made with the valve adjustment and such. No problems here and I have had mine done with no major adjustments at all. Do a search and most if not all your questions will be answered and welcome
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Welcome....sorry I cant comment on the maint cause I dont even have mine yet lol
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I haven't had any problems, except for a dry clutch. (easy fix)

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Welcome....sorry I cant comment on the maint cause I dont even have mine yet lol


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post #6 of 10 Old 01-10-2006, 11:02 PM
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and no probs with my zx10 not got up to the milege to check the valve clearenses yet
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I have 10,000 miles on mine and never spent a dime on anything other than scheduled maintenance and new underwear.

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So far so good here
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