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  1. The ZX-10R
    Hi all, Just shifted to a +2 on the rear sprocket with stock front sprocket and stock tyre sizes. A friend suggested to consider getting a speedo healer as the changed gearing will log more miles than usual on the odo. My bike is running the Woolich logbox and zeitronix kit. I checked the...
  2. The ZX-10R
    Hasn’t caused a real problem just yet but I’ve experienced a hesitation three or four times now, each maybe a couple weeks apart. It only seems to happen while at constant rpm between 4-6k and has happened in 1-4th gears. Power is briefly lost and throttle doesn’t respond as normal. Only lasts a...
  3. Performance and Tech
    Bought my bike new in 18 just now replacing the OEM tires. I removed the rims myself to save money when having tires swapped. Front rim brake rotor bolts were extremely hard to get off using hand tools. It seemed like too much thread locker or incorrect tightening method from factory was used...
  4. The ZX-10R
    What’s going on my fellow rippers! New member here. On my second 10 now, upgraded from a 2010. I’ve never really messed with electrical so cut me some slack lol. I’m wanting to upgrade my headlight bulbs to LEDs and just wondering if anybody has any input from personal experience. Looking for...
  5. Race and Stunt
    I have a 2017 Zx10r full bolt on... flash filter exhaust. I last season ran a -1 front sprocket but the front end will not stay down.. so I went back to stock. The OEM sprocket is back on it. I just roll raced a 2010 s1000 from a dead stop to a 30 then full throttle, and he put buses on me. This...
  6. Performance and Tech
    I was riding home from work yesterday and the bike temperature went up and up and up, it would come back down but eventually with traffic the red check engine light came on and HI was displayed in the temperature gauge. It has never even gotten remotely hot before & I have the fan set at 85/90...
  7. Suspension and Tire Tech
    Hey ZX10R community. Sounds like this question may have already been answered, and looking to confirm/clarify. It appears from what I've seen is that the linkage on the Gen 5 provides a more linear travel. And that the Gen 5 link plates will swap over to a Gen 4 with some add'l mods needed...
  8. Welcome Newbies!
    Hi All, As the weather has now turned in the UK i have decided to do a few mods to my 2017 ZX10RR. I thought i would share my YT Channel where you will find videos on how to install R&G Rad Guard, R&G Tail Tidy etc... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm3PiRXL9Isl0Pk3l9NMDYg I have also started...
  9. The ZX-10R
    Well it's been a good year, I bought a 2013 ZX10R last year to replace my then race bike, a 2008 CBR 1000RR. Right out of the gate, I loved the ZX10R. I have been racing it this entire season (my first full season racing) and it's been really good to me. So far this year, we have been racing...
  10. Performance and Tech
    This is the first time I'm doing a full race bodywork bike, but the owner wants the stock harness intact. Usually I always go to the Kit ECU and harness. My question is; how many - if any - of the emission systems can I remove without throwing codes? I have a feeling I can pull most stuff...
  11. The ZX-10R
    I was wondering if the GEN 4 Frame Sliders will fit on our GEN 5? If not, do you guys have any ideas which frame sliders are avail on our GEN 5? Yoshimura Frame Sliders Kawasaki ZX10R 2011-2015 - RevZilla === Will this fit? Thanks!
  12. The ZX-10R
    After a pointless conversation with a buddy who has a Gen 3, about how it'd be nice if Kawi put a little more design thought into the tail sections. We both mentioned the RSV4 as a pretty good standard, so I thought I'd waste a little more time mocking up what this would look like...
  13. The ZX-10R
    As I have been eye balling & grilling the 2014 ZX10r I have come to come across the issue of integrated turn signals on the rear but have only noticed them on stock versions via India while in the US it is not intergeated into the tail section, and the only manufacturing of aftermarket to come...
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