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I was going about 80mph and going around a very slight curn in the road. I hit a patch of bbumps in the road. the handle bars immediatly starting going from one side to the other in slit seconds. It did this about 5 times and then just stopped. I had no time to do anything at all. It rips the handle bars right out of your hand though. So its not like you can accelerate or anything. It stopped just as suddenly and surprisingly as it came. I think that any bike I could've been on would have done the same eaxact thing. So its not like only the 03 zx6r would do that. But the 03 636 handled it like a pro. By the way...I named her Storm. Kind of like from that chick from xmen.
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I've only had mild head shake so far, but roads around here suck. I was going out of a stop and decided to hit a wheelie, and what do you know, there was a pot hole as my front wheel was up. Scared the hell out me, the front wheel dropped and proceeded to go into a tank slapper. I ordered a scott's dampener from kneedraggers.com as soon as I got home. They are easy to install, they go into the nut on the clipons and the mounting goes into the hexbolt for the gas tank. $425 bucks and in stock.
 

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Holly mother of god. This evening I had the biggest tank slapper ever. This slapper honestly lasted around 4 seconds. My buddy behind me said he almost shit his pants watching me. The bike through me on the gas tank, to the back of the sit, and back to the gas tank then for a moment I thought it might calm down, then it continued to smack my hands of the sides of the gas tank with no mercy. I now have bruises on the sides of my wrists[B)]. This was all happening at about 120 kmh. I shit you not. I ended up in the on coming lane, thank god no cars were coming. Although, it was a disaster waiting to happen. Hard acceleration on a bumpy road with (stupid me) no weight over the front end.[:I] I think I might invest in a steering damper.

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Tank slabbing at around 120 KPH? If that is the norm, Kawasaki needs to recall all the 636 before riders start to get hurt bad.

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If it were me I would either remove the rear spacer or install a steering damper. Remember that these are sportbikes with adjustable suspension.
 

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Yeah, I'm going to remove the spacer and set the suspension up properly and see how it is then. I didn't set it up when I first got the bike because I wanted to have a riding impression with the bike bone stock. By the way, the first thing I remembered to do was pump the front brake lever. I swear I had to pump it five times before the fluid pushed the pistons back against the pads. It was a head banger of a slapper. My buddy thinks I was doing over 120 kmh because he was at 135. Now that's fucked up.

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yeah I got a really bad slapper tonight and i was only going 40mph. and it was so mush more scary than the one i had at 100mph. on my 996R it also shakes alot when i'm hitten it, it does it all the way through 4th
 

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The two guys I talked to at the track had the same thing...they were running a stearing damper..they were suprised I didn't have one...One guy had a Scott and the other a GRS...looks like shopping time
 
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