BUYING A KAWASAKI NINJA 600R — REVIEW AND VIDEO TEST eBay

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Kawasaki GPZ 500 S (reduced effect)

KAWASAKI GPZ400R and GPZ600R (stills taken from road test of the GPZ400R)

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This guide was for the UK market so some details apply

MY VERDICT:

Retro

Many parts shared the 400 and 600

Alloy frame on the 400

The 400 is surprisingly as powerful as the 600

Adjustable suspension

by modern standards

Low-ish height

Parts availability be great due to it’s age

Soggy by modern standards

Very few original examples left

The 400 is less torquey than the 600

The GPZ400R and 600R were The 600 kickstarted the whole 600 Supersports that is still going today. The 400R is a scaled version of the bike we’re familiar with in the US but a lighter frame.

WHICH ONE TO GO FOR:

The are much more plentiful as they were officially the imported 400’s are often in condition thanks to the lack of roads in Japan.

RELIABILITY AND FAULTS:

Reliability is quite fork seals suffer and diaphragms if they’ve been

As with all imports that been stored for any length of check for rust inside the tank. Also, the 400R’s can from stuck piston that allow fuel the oil. This can usually be by getting the engine very hot and regular use after that.

problems were common on the thanks to a high tickover cold and no center stand to oil starvation on the right hand Carb icing was cured by the carb bodies with the system, although this did the power output. The steel also bent easily in this was strengthened later on.

MODEL HISTORY:

Introduced in the 600 created the class we know and today. The 400 had a similar effect in where it was considered the best 400 for quite a few years.

The 400 had an alloy and remotely adjustable suspension. The 600 was sophisticated with a steel and fewer adjustments on the suspension.

In the GPX was introduced, but the GPZ600R was sold side it until 1990.

HOW TO BUYING A LEMON BY USING MY BELOW

Before seeing the bike:

If it is a sale make sure you the bike at the sellers premises this will help if the seller is genuine

Always ask the to make sure the bike is when you come to view it warm engines can hide a of sins

Find out whether the

Has got an MOT certificate, is it taxed and for how long?

Has got a can fitted and if so is the original included?

Has it been crashed?

Has got a current V5 and is in the sellers name?

Is there any outstanding finance, if in doubt buy a HPI report or similar?

the bike still have original keys and the toolkit?

the bike have a service and if so is it a main dealer one?

How to the bike:

Road testing the

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