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Rear Shock Absorber; Rebound Damping Force Adjustment; Compression Damping Force Adjustment - Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Service Manual

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Rear Shock Absorber

Rebound Damping Force Adjustment

To adjust the rebound damping force, turn the lower
damping adjuster [A] to the desired position, until you
feel a click.
The standard adjuster setting for an average-build rider
of 68 kg (150 lb) with no passenger and no accessories
is the 19th click from the 1st click of the fully clockwise
position.
Rebound Damping Force Adjustment
Adjuster
Damping
Position
Force
25
Weak
0
Strong

Compression Damping Force Adjustment

There are two adjustments you can make to the rear
shock absorber gas reservoir.
High Speed Compression Damping Adjuster [A]
Low Speed Compression Damping Adjuster [B]
To adjust the low speed compression damping force, turn
the upper damping adjuster with a flat-head screwdriver
to the desired position until you feel a click.
The standard adjuster setting for the average-build rider
of 68 kg (150 lb) with no passenger and no accessories
is the 2 turns out from the fully clockwise position.
Adjustment of the rebound damping adjuster for the rear
suspension will slightly affect the compression damping
force. Always make any damping adjustments in small
steps.
To adjust the high speed compression damping force, turn
the upper damping adjuster with a 14 mm wrench to the
desired position until you feel a click.
The standard adjuster setting for the average-build rider
of 68 kg (150 lb) with no passenger and no accessories
is the 2 1/2 turns out from the fully clockwise position.
Adjustment of the rebound damping adjuster for the rear
suspension will slightly affect the compression damping
force. Always make any damping adjustments in small
steps.
Setting
Load
Road
Soft
Light
Good
Hard
Heavy
Bad
NOTE
NOTE
Speed
Low
High
SUSPENSION 13-19

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