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  1. Gen 4 (2012) ZX10R

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    How is it going guys. I just swapped the motor out of this 2012 ZX10R & put in a replacement engine from a 2013 ZX10R. When I turn the key to the on position the coolant temps tire reads 176 degrees when completely cold. The bike also won’t start. It clicks once and then starts priming the fuel...
  2. Gen 4: 2011-2015 Bike Temperature Seems Rather High

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    Hey guys, new zx10r owner here, its a 2012. just been noticing my bikes temperature usually sits around 85 Celsius up to 100 plus Celsius ( 185F to 215F), today it hit 103C and only went below 100 after a short period riding, as usually the ambient temperature gives a false reading while...
  3. Gen3 wheels on Gen4

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    Hey guys, let start off by saying I am highly knowledgeable in motorcycles and I am a shop owner. This is a new project for me and I am just wanting to know what all I'm going to need for my gen 3 wheel swap on my new Gen 4. I have measured the wheels and offset spacing on both Generations...
  4. So I'm already flashed...What now?

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    Hey all, So as some of you will know fron the other thread, I bought a gen 4 last week. I was unsure if it had been flashed as it's got a decat and end can plus other mods, and someone mentioned that I should try changing TC settings on the move. Well, lo and behold, I can change them on the...
  5. It's been a long time deciding

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    ...but I've finally put down a deposit to buy a Gen 4 :biggrin: Due to pick up in a couple of weeks. I can actually choose any of the 10s they have in stock though which is nice if I don't like it in person. Wanted to ask, are there any recalls on this model that I need to check that have...
  6. Gen 4: 2011-2015 2011 zx10r Starter motor

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    So I've figured out my starter motor has carked it and was wondering if anyone knows how to get to it to replace it? Do you take the tank off and come through the top or can you remove the fairing and go through the side? Cheers.
  7. Gen 4 ZX-10R Crash Cage/Race Rails???

    Hello all! I've been looking for a crash cage, preferably race rails, for a little over 3 weeks now, and have not found a SINGLE one for the Gen 4. The newest I've found is for the Gen 2 10r, and I wanted to know if any fellow Gen 4 riders have had the same problem? Or if you've found any and...
  8. ABS issue

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    I changed my tire and now my ABS isn't working. It activates under slow speed and then defaults and the light stays on. Any ideas???
  9. Gen 4: 2011-2015 shock, exhaust servo, left clipon

    Parts, Gear and Accessories
    Mirrors - SOLD stock rear shock - $100 + shipping exhaust servo - $0 + shipping left clipon - $50 + shipping shipped from CA I also have some '05 zx-6r parts valve cover gasket - $10 shift shaft - $15 fairing stay - $20 rear passenger pegs - $20 some minor damage
  10. Gen 4 vs. Gen 1 - handling

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    I've got a 2004 ZX-10R that is fully awesome and handles great... doesn't even have a damper, and I don't think it needs one. I've never ridden any of the later gens, but I assumed that they would handle as well or better. So it was really bizarre when talking with another rider about bikes, and...
  11. Gen 4: 2011-2015 Brand New 2014 ZX10R Break In question

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    Hello Folks, I am somewhat new to the site, I had previously owned a 07 zx10r which got stolen, then with the insurance money I decided to step up the game and got a 2014 zx10r / ABS; it is my first ever brand new bike and would like to know what is the best way to break in the bike. I read in...
  12. LED or HID retrofit?

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    I'm looking to upgrade lighting, I'm thinking morimoto mini from TRS. been searching and can't find much advice on what setup to run. Has anyone put these in, if so what did you use? HIDs good or bad on a bike, I'm a bit worried with the cutoff line leaned over in the corners. Pictures, advice...
  13. Where are the red zx-10rs

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    I'm in the market for a gen 4 zx-10r, woo hoo. I'm looking for a very very lightly used 2012. But the issue I'm running into is that I've looked on craigslist and a couple motorcycle sales pages. And all I see is black zx-10r s for sale. Are all the people who bought the red ones holding on to...
  14. For Sale GEN 4 parts for sale

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    For sale: price includes shipping to lower 48. Im located on long island if pickup desired. verified paypal user. :thumbsup: PM me interest and questions as it will get a more prompt response, thanks for looking. GEN4 2Brothers Black Series shorty Slip-On (used for approximately 2000 miles)...
  15. Gen 4: 2011-2015 Disabling ABS for racing

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    i have a 2012 with ABS, and do mostly track days. When I brake hard (entering a turn), the bike wobbles badly as the ABS does its job and sometimes, the brakes just "go away", meaning I lose almost all stopping power. It's messing with my head (and my laptimes). So I'm going to disable the ABS...
  16. New to ZX-10r's, Excited - but looking for some thoughts!

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    Greetings, I'm new to the ZX-10R -- Just purchased a "New" 2011 after my K7 GSX-R750 was hit and damaged fairly bad -- while it was parked in NYC... :rolleyes: I've been riding for 2 years, put about 12,000-14,000 miles on my bike, probably 80% highway (Taconic St PKwy) and probably 20% NYC...
  17. Gen 4: 2011-2015 Official Red 4th Gen ZX-10R Thread!!

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    I searched and didn't find any "Official Red Gen4 Thread" so I figured I would start one off. If there is one I apologize but I did search. :mrgreen: Here's mine. I'll try and get some more pics when I can. Mods so far: Akrapovic Slip-on with Link Pipe ZeroGravity Corsa Smoked Windscreen...
  18. Wheelie Control kicks in on play wheelie??

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    I could have sworn up and down that if you have TC on any level it didn't matter and that the bike would know the difference between a power wheelie ( to kick in wheelie control) and a play wheelie ( to let one ride a wheelie)..??..am i just totally wrong?..every time i wanna ride a wheelie for...
  19. Gen 4 Gearing question

    Performance and Tech
    So I've got a new 2011 10R, but am far away from the bike right now. While ordering my track power-up parts, I was looking at getting a 16T front sprocket instead of the stock 17T, in order to shorten the gearing while maintaining a longer wheelbase. Will a 16T front sprocket make the...
  20. Gen 4: 2011-2015 Gen 4 users only: AVG MPG

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    This is going to be a stupid poll but I'm just wondering with all the gen 4 owners. On your gauge what is your average miles per gallon?