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Kawasaki Ninja 650

Kawasaki Ninja 650 Questions & Answers

650 ABS, 650L ABS, 650R ABS
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9 questions from our users

Ben

Benasked

Ninja 650

Is the Ninja 650F a learners approved bike in QLD (It has been rego'ed as a LAM's in NSW) Lots of conflicting information on the Govt websites.

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Randel A.

Randel A.asked

Ninja 650

Hi i have a kawasaki ninja ex650c and my cdi is stuffed and it letter N i got one of ebay with the letter E are thay the same

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Michelle J.

Michelle J.asked

Ninja 650L ABS

As I am new to riding I would like to know that once you have your open class licence can you have the throttle restriction taken off the bike???????

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Christine C
Christine C

You can remove the throttle restriction. The models from 2017 require no ECU remapping. Be aware that this "may" void your insurance however

Sam V.
Sam V.

so the 2017 models require no re tune ? for their full potential? just the throttle restriction ?

Daza

Dazaasked

Ninja 650L ABS

How long does factory warranty lasts on brand new bike?

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Russell

Russellasked

Ninja 650 ABS

My daughter has a 650,couple of years old, and is having braking problems, took it in to get it checked out, they really don't now , but said it could need a new ABS system ??? at a cost off $1000.00, what are your thoughts??

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Bhasi
Bhasi

I would suggest you to get it checked with another mechanic before getting it fixed. If its the abs go to wreckers and find the same part and you try fixing it. That's what I did when my bike fell down went to wreckers bought the parts and fixed it myself. Regards Bhaskar

Hunter

Hunterasked

Ninja 650

Will a 2009 ninja 650r muffler/exhaust fit on a 2007 ninja 650r?

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Dblk89

Dblk89asked

Ninja 650

There is a great deal on a 2016 Kawasaki Ninja 650 LAMS at my local dealer at a ride away price of $7460 and I can get it for even cheaper if I am trading in my Suzuki inazuma 250. Would it be a good idea to go for it or should I wait for the 2017 version? I ride quite a lot of country roads and was wondering if the versys 650 too should be considered

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mitch
mitch

Hi Dblk89,
If you are doing a lot of country roads I would go for the Versys. I have never had a Lams version of any bike but when I had the Ninja 650 there were occasion where the extra clearance would of been beneficial. The new N 650 2017 does look very very good but if you can wait to get off Lams I would do that and get the n650 unrestricted 2017 and then the 2017 n 1000 (which I have just bought and could not be happier). If you are impatient like me get the 2017 Ninja 650 but like I say sounds like you are close to getting off Lams and if that is the case it would be a waste of money investing in another restricted bike.

Bokies

Bokiesasked

Ninja 650L ABS

Hi Guys , anyone knows how to derestrict the new 2017 ninja 650? i just got my full licence and need more power now... Cheers

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Dblk89
Dblk89

From what I have read from net rider forums, it is illegal and you won't be able to register the motorcycle as there is a significant change in the power to weight ratio.

Jesse B
Jesse B

It's not illegal for a full licensed rider, but it will void your insurance. If you want to have an insured bike, you will need to register it as unrestricted, but then it can never go back to restricted so the resale value will drop.

Since LAMS approved bikes are easier to sell with the more riders wanting them, you'd be better off to sell the bike and buy the unrestricted version.

If you're trying to do a sneaky and you aren't really full lisence, try the way they do it with the 2012-16 bikes, it is a massive pain in the rear to get the throttle pin out,involves tearing down the bike, and using a makeshift security torx T20 screwdriver bit.. The clip in the back is easy. Just remember. Your insurance will be voided and if you drop the bike, there's no way to get that pin back in quickly.. Especially if you're in hospital, and if you hit a pedestrian and the cops find your bike was unrestricted illegally, it goes from an accident to manslaughter.

Be smart, ride safe, make smart decisions.

Christine C
Christine C

"From what I have read from net rider forums, it is illegal and you won't be able to register the motorcycle as there is a significant change in the power to weight ratio."
I don't understand this. It's the same engine, no, just "restricted"?? Yes, it will change the power to weight ratio, but if you have a full licence, why is it illegal to de-register the bike, remove the restrictor on the throttle, remap the ECU, then re-register it as an unrestricted bike? Also, if you inform your insurer that the bike has been de-restricted and they accept that, how will it void your insurance?

Middo

Middoasked

Ninja 650 ABS

I'm buying my 1st bike and thinking the ninja 650 LAMS. Just want to get some input on if it's good on the freeway? I travel 15-20 mins on the freeway each way to work and back so hoping this bike is suitable for that. Everything else about the 650 sounds good to me so hopefully freeways will be a breeze too. Cheers

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Chockolate
Chockolate

It'll be just fine, in fact they go beautifully at highway speeds.

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