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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-24-2010, 08:15 PM Thread Starter
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tire pressure question

whats the tire pressure you guys use for your 800? i recently bought a 01. buying a manual soon. thanks!
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whats the tire pressure you guys use for your 800? i recently bought a 01. buying a manual soon. thanks!
the proper tire pressure is located on the neck of your bike. it is on a sticker with your vin # just below your handle bars.
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If it has the original Bridgestone tires, the recommendation is 28/28 (up to 32 rear for heavier loads). It seems the general thought is that Kawasaki pressure recommendations are a tad low. Too low pressure leads to cupping and poor tire life. I run 33 psi on the front / 35 psi on the rear.

Try various pressure combinations to see what feels best (within reason) to you.

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