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  1. What range / mileage are you getting from your 2017 Ninja?

    General Ninja 650R
    What sort of mileage are people getting from their new 2017 Ninjas? Today my fuel gauge started flashing at 260km - I'm paranoid once that happens so I rolled into the petrol station and brimmed the tank with 10.7L of fuel after doing 276km (171.5 miles) with a good mix of city, highway and...
  2. Can fuel quality cause lurching/bucking? Symptoms after moving to the Caribbeans.

    General Ninja 650R
    Hi everyone, I've scoured the internet for hours without a clear answer, so I'm hoping someone may have had a similar issue and can shed some light. I have an '08 650R with 14k miles, and I just moved to Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. When I am trying to maintain speed in 1st-3rd gears...
  3. Wont Turn over!

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Let me start by saying this is my very first bike! so I know nothing of bikes! ..Now to the story of it not starting. I just bought this back 4 days ago, Thursday from a guy that kept it in storage but regularly started it. It started fine both times I came to see it. My buddy drove the bike to...
  4. Wanted: Kawasaki Z1000R 1983y model FUELTANK.

    General For Sale / Trade
    Hi fellow riders! :wavehand: As topic states, looking for a Kawasaki Z1000R 1983 model fueltank, been looking for quite some time, guessing they're not that easy to come by. Found one in denmark but it had quite some rust on it. Hopefully someone in here got one and are willing to sell...
  5. Ninja 2008 650R Problems, Help please

    Ninja 650R Maintenance
    Hey guys, last year i bought a 650r Ninja with about 18,000 miles on it. Got a great deal on it, two brothers racing exhaust and partial carbon fiber ferring. The long story short, i rode the bike and put 3k on it and it was very very reliable. I was pretty impressed. I put the bike in storage...
  6. Fuel leak from carb?!?

    Daily Ride
    I have a 2002 ninja 500r that I took for a 125 mile ride yesterday. Everything went fine, ran like a top, parked for the night and when I went to start up this morning it was having an issue starting, got it running and two blocks down the road it started to leak fuel. I pulled over and it was...
  7. Hi! Help!

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    New Member, in need of help. New member to the forums, just bought a 2000 naked ZR-7. It has pretty high mileage (~34000) making me think it got ALOT of use. I picked it up for pretty cheap off of the original owner, only paid $1,200. For that price I was expecting tons of issues shortly after...
  8. Replacement Gas Tank??

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    I'm the proud, new owner, of a street fighted, beat up, rode hard, and put up wet 2000 zr-7. For $150 i'd say I got a hell of a deal. finally got her running today. put a new ignition switch on, a new battery, and cleaned the carbs. She purrs like a cougar. My gas tank is on it's death...
  9. While driving bike just stopped - please help

    The Training Ground - New Riders!
    Hi Im a new rider While riding the bike all of a sudden it felt like the bike died and then revived about 4 times. It felt as if the bike was not getting any fuel and then died. The fuel tank was full and the bike has not started since. If anybody knows what might be wrong all help wil be...
  10. ZR7-S Hard starting from cold

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    So I recently purchased my first bike. A 2003 ZR7S with 2100 miles on it. When I was shopping I found a yellow one, same year with 29000 miles on it that I LOVED but got sold to the guy that stopped by his house about an hour before I got there. (His house was about 90 miles from mine) A couple...
  11. Idle at 2000 RPM...?

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Hi guys, been away for a little while... but now back with a question. I adjusted my air-fuel mixture screws (the ones at the bottom of each carb) as I found my bike to be running rather rich (smelly) and un-economical (1 liter of petrol took me about 17 km, this should be in the 19/ 20 km range...
  12. The Evils of Ethanol

    General Ninja 650R
    All this talk of winterizing got me looking around and I stumbled across this article on Popular Mechanics about alcohol in gas: http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/alternative-fuel/biofuels/e15-gasoline-damage-engine I've noticed ethanol doesn't store as well as straight gas but apparently...
  13. New to the Forum with a 2011 Ninja 400r

    General Ninja 650R
    Ninja400Riders.com - The Largest Kawasaki Ninja 400 Enthusiast Forum, Community And Owner's Club Hi guys, just posting finally cause this forum has helped me with my 400r, i know its not a 650, but its the same everything except the engine is sleeved to reduce the displacement. I have a...
  14. Tips on draining fuel tank?

    ZR-7 Maintenance
    Hey everyone. I am a new owner of a 2000 ZR-7. Looking to do some upgrades to the lighting on the bike and I was wondering if anyone has any tips on the tank removal. I was planning to siphon the fuel out of the tank, but wasn't sure if there was a valve somewhere where I could drain the tank...
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