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post #1 of 6 Old 01-15-2019, 05:45 AM Thread Starter
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Hi everyone, just got myself a 2004 ZX10R in black-the only colour really - . Super excited and can't wait to pile on some miles on the beasty.
Joined this forum to tap on the awesome knowledge here and help me sort the bike
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post #2 of 6 Old 01-23-2019, 08:15 PM
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Welcome! Post some pics we like em here

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post #3 of 6 Old 01-24-2019, 12:55 AM
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Welcome mate Gen1 still has it & dont let anyone tell you differently

But Black? Your a little off it there my friend everybody knows 777L is it
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post #4 of 6 Old 01-24-2019, 08:42 AM
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Ive had a Black, Orange and several Green gen1s. Love that bike.
With a ss build they are good for 181 hp. Super light, short and no "nannies".
That's a real mans bike. (or womans)

Chassis gets chattery on fast corner entry, otherwise great bike.

Be wary of the starter auguring itself out of the cases and ruining the engine. I think there is service bulletin for that.

Ive had one starter ruin a motor, and two more when rods let go. YMMV

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Welcome out, please upload some pics of the beauty.
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