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  1. Troubleshooting
    Howdy y’all, I’m really hoping someone can give me some assistance, bought my first bike, EX500, and it ran ok for awhile(15ish days) and now I’m having some problems, when I try to start, it had to crank between 5-8 times before it would go, now it won’t even start up right, it cranks but...
  2. Troubleshooting
    Hello, I have a 2008 Kawasaki Ninja 500R. I bought it lightly used from a guy on Facebook who was selling it for really cheap. He said it sat for a season with fresh gas and a stabilizer. So far, I've completed an oil and oil filter change, replaced the spark plugs, flushed and replaced the...
  3. Engine
    I bought my 91 ex500 few months ago. It has 10k miles, it sat for 4 years… my buddy rebuilt carb than I cleaned gas tank, got a gen 2 pet cock, changed fuel line, plugged vac line that would originally go to gen 1 pet cock. After a can of some carb spray we finally got it going! It was idling...
  4. Electrical
    Gonna give as much info as possible, 1991 kawasaki ninja ex500a i believe, its the model with only one pick up coil. Ive been all over the bike, when i got it someone had of coarse cut the ignition wires and tried to hotwire it. I ordered a key switch got it and put it on, cranked the bike over...
  5. Troubleshooting
    So i just bought a 2009 Kawasaki ninja 500r with only 8k miles on it layed down once by previous owner bike ran rode and even shifted so nice but just today i rode towards some high winds and i started to loose throttle response, so i pulled into the clutch and my bike lost all engin power i...
  6. Troubleshooting
    I just recently did spark plugs, kn air filter, oil, carb rebuild, and seafoam. Bike is 2006 with 8500miles. The left cylinder pops when the bike is leaned to the right. Is this something serious or just the normal pop I've heard on this forum that the bike has? YouTube.com
  7. Engine
    The internet has proved unreliable for my search so I thought to ask the all mighty ones. I have a 2007 ex500 project and whilst I repair it I thought while the engine sits on a table I look into Nickasil or nickel silicon carbide plating. It’s used in race bikes to reduce friction and it’s...
  8. General Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have a 2006 Kawasaki Ninja 500 The bike is decent condition cosmetically with a dent on the gas tank and a few cracks on the plastics I live in South Florida and things are a lot more expensive here What do y’all think the value is?
  9. Troubleshooting
    I was wondering if anyone could give me the dimensions of the seat hooks that bolt onto the bottom of the seat. The bike is a 2007 Kawasaki Ninja 500r. I am missing both of the hooks and can't find them for sale anywhere. I figured I could make them but I need measurements to go off of. Any help...
  10. Troubleshooting
    First post, I hate to bother guys but Im really stumped on this one. You all are most likely much more informed on these ex's than me. I ride the bigger bikes, the 7r and 9r, however i dont have much knowledge on the 500r's. So here goes the issue at hand, I friend swings by my house on his...
  11. Troubleshooting
    Okay so I recently bought my first bike, which is a 2007 Kawasaki Ninja 500R. I believe that is known as the ex500r on this forum. Anyways, I took it out for a test drive and being the dumb person I am, left the choke on all the way so that the bike was idling at 3 to 5000 RPM as I was driving...
  12. Modifications & Upgrades
    Hey. Name is Waldo. I am new to motorcycling and the 1997 Kawasaki 500 Is my first motorcycle. In advance I apologize for the lengthy post and dumb questions in advance. That being said I plan on doing my own carb clean on my bike this week any recommended tools I will need that one might not...
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