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I finally put my Ninja on the scale at work to get an actual weight. I have done a TST fender eliminator, clip ons and mirror block offs. Otherwise, it’s stock. The bike weighed in at 352 lbs with a little over half a tank. I will update after work with the amount of fuel it takes to fill up.
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Now that's a decent set of scales! Much better than linking two load cells together with a plank of wood as I do.
So that's just shy of 160kg. Seems unlikely you will put another 8kg of fuel in there unless you were really low as that would be over 10 liters.
Keep us posted. Always interesting to see if the manufacturers claims are honest. :D
 

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Now that's a decent set of scales! Much better than linking two load cells together with a plank of wood as I do.
So that's just shy of 160kg. Seems unlikely you will put another 8kg of fuel in there unless you were really low as that would be over 10 liters.
Keep us posted. Always interesting to see if the manufacturers claims are honest. :D
I do love the scale, the plank of wood doesn’t sound too fun. Lol
From a quick google search, a gallon of fuel weighs about 6.35 lbs and I doubt my bike will even hold 2 gallons.

Side note: I removed the abs and 400 decals from the bike so that probably shaved another .0001 lbs off.
 

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Just filled her up and it held 1.59 gallons. That comes out to just a hair over 10 lbs - the very small amount I used going to the station. Well call it an even 10 lbs so that puts the final weight at 362.
 

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Ah ha, 4 lbs lighter than the 366lbs Kawasaki claim, normally the difference is the other way. Is yours ABS though?

Edit: Cancel that, just saw your other post. Yep, it must be in the stickers!
 

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Ah ha, 4 lbs lighter than the 366lbs Kawasaki claim, normally the difference is the other way. Is yours ABS though?

Edit: Cancel that, just saw your other post. Yep, it must be in the stickers!
Lol definitely the stickers! I though stock was 368? Maybe it is 366 but I somehow got it confused. Either way, mirrors, clip ons and fender probably make up that 4 pound loss. I’m hoping to get it down close to 350 after everything is done. I’m satisfied regardless, it’s a fantastic bike.
 

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Lol definitely the stickers! I though stock was 368? Maybe it is 366 but I somehow got it confused. Either way, mirrors, clip ons and fender probably make up that 4 pound loss. I’m hoping to get it down close to 350 after everything is done. I’m satisfied regardless, it’s a fantastic bike.
I got that figure off Kawasaki.com so should be the official one. So have you done all of those three mods you mentioned already?
To get to 350lbs is very realistic esp if you do the exhaust at some stage as that is a guaranteed 7-10lbs saved.
I reduced my CBR by 29lbs but it cost a bit and I had to be pretty ruthless about what stayed and what went. ie All pillion accommodating items were removed.
 

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I got that figure off Kawasaki.com so should be the official one. So have you done all of those three mods you mentioned already?
To get to 350lbs is very realistic esp if you do the exhaust at some stage as that is a guaranteed 7-10lbs saved.
I reduced my CBR by 29lbs but it cost a bit and I had to be pretty ruthless about what stayed and what went. ie All pillion accommodating items were removed.
Yes, those are already done. Exhaust and rearsets will be the next thing and I’ll go from there. Still have the tool kit and stock battery as well.
 
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