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  1. Problems with gear shifting

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    Hey everyone so recently my bike has started doing this weird thing. The problem is when i shift gears i can almost no longer feel the gear leaver clicking up the gears. This is frustrating because some times i think i missed the gear and on occasion i am actually missing the gear. So it happens...
  2. Gear problem

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    Hey guys! 2011 ninja 1000 (z1000sx) just want opinions. Recently my up shift and down would present the gears not seeming like they are grabbing properly. To me it feels like they double click and dont just slid straight into gear. Its like instead of going all the way up it seems to feel like...
  3. Rectifier/melted plug

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    Hey all, I have a 2011 ninja 1000(z1000sx)So yesterday my battery started squeezing and spitting acid up so its obviously overcharged and overheated. So i have now managed to pull my rectifier off and its all burnt up inside and the plastic has melted both on the rectifier side and also on the...
  4. Ninja 1000 abs light on

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    Hey guys, So i have made a similar post regarding this but it is a little different. So basically i have a 2011 ninja 1000(z1000sx) and my abs light is staying on and i am not sure why. Now i have read a few forum posts regarding this and they came up with the abs sensor coming loose due to it...
  5. Ninja z1000sx clutch springs

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    Hey all just wanted to know how tight you should Do up the clutch spring bolts? For a 2011 ninja 1000/z1000sx. Thanks in advance ?
  6. Abs pump motor

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    Hey, So my bike has recently had the abs light stay on and not go off so i got it looked at and the guy reckons that its the abs pump motor failing, my bike is a 2011 ninja 1000 and only has 20k on the clock. Does this seem right? Too add to that for some reason the replacements are 2600...
  7. Top Sellerie seat for Z1000SX

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    I am 6' 1", 105kg and I found my 2012 Z1000SX uncomfortable for any longer rides. After an hour on the saddle, my butt is on fire, my legs start feeling cramped and the sole of my right foot goes numb. By now I would have already sold the bike if it wasn't such a great performer in all other...
  8. Weird rattle sound on startup

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    Hi guys so my bike is making a weir rattle when i first pull off, it goes away after the first 5 meters but it happens every single time i take off. It almost sounds exactly like the sound a broken license plate would make when the vibration makes it rapidly hit the base of the mount the plate...
  9. Downshifting issue.

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    Hey guys, So my bike has randomly started to have problems downshifting smoothly. Sometimes it will thud into place ice and strong but recently I have had to push my foot down hard and more than once to try hit it down. It seems to click instead of thud into place. Like it's not going into...
  10. Kawasaki ninja 1000 engine brake issue

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    Hey all, I have noticed something with my new 2011 ninja z1000sx that i am unfamiliar with and would like to know everyones opinion. Basically the issue is when i am slowing down and i get the the point where i am ready to engine brake from 2nd down to 1st it seems like something is causing...
  11. 2012 Ninja 1000 ABS FS

    Z1k/Z750 For Sale/Trade
    Asking $9,500 Looking to sell my Brand new Lime Green Ninja 1000!, has less than 3000 miles on it so it is only just broken in! Still has 8-9 months of factory warranty on it! Price may be SLIGHTLY negotiable but bare in mind that i am asking the payoff amount so you can't get the title until...
  12. Colors

    3rd Gen Z1000/Z1000SX/Ninja 1000
    It might just be me, but I'm not really liking the lack of selection of colors for the new Ninja 1000. In fact, right now the only thing that's really keeping me from trading in my Ninja 650R to the Ninja 1000 is the fact that they don't have one in blue. Let's rectify that. Some new color...