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Has anyone noticed if their bike does not go into nutural very easy...Mine has a hard time going from 1st to neutral while running I have not take the clutch apart and filled on the basket b/c I was not sure if this was a problem with all of them...

Please post and let me know if any of you are having there problems as well...

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Same here.... Even when I downshift slowing at a light...not sure if I got all the way down to first...have to look for the quick blink of the neutral light or count :)
 

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From everything I read on the 03 ZX6R the only flaw is getting it into N. With the kawasaki positive netural finder its not as easy.

We're just spoiled because all bikes other than kawasaki positive netural finder bike have this problem. You just have to get used to it. As soon as you do you will not have any problems.
 

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What about taking out the ball bearings is that the cause of the notchyness...I have owned suzuki's for the past couple of years and the trannys are like silk....This damn thing hangs up like the clutches are dragging...I think I am going to take the clutch sysyem apart and check it out really well.........

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I have the same problem. Sometimes sittng still I have to let the clutch engage slightly in 2nd and the go down to find neutral. But slowing for a stop I have no problems.
 

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Normally you cant get into neutral while moving with ZX6R's. I had a 2001 that was the same way. You cant shift into neutral while coming to a stop. You have to wait till you are stopped then you can easily shift into neutral. There is a reason for that. That way you dont pull any neutrals while upshifting from 1st to 2nd. I had a 01 f4i and an 01 929 and they didnt have problems shifting into neutral while rolling to a stop but would sometimes hit neutral while shifting from 1st to 2nd. WOuld worry about taking anything apart..



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I am only talking about the problem while the bike is stopped...I only use the bike for drag racing the bike only has 36 miles on it and about 20 of them are from testing on the street and Dynoing the bike...



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I found that I had to let each gear engage while downshifting. Are you guys just downshifting a few gears all at once without letting out the clutch?

 

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I dont have problems with shifting into neutral. never have. works perfectly when at a stop. The kawasaki gearbox is the best in the class.

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I used to have the problem with having to engage 2nd before I could shift down into first too, until I installed a Scotts oil filter. Also seems to make to shift into neutral easier.

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I don't have a problem with it at all upshifting. All I do is just give it a slight tap and I'm in nutural. It will even do it when I'm excelerating hard in first. I can't do it all the time while down shifting though.

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Mine has the same problem... sometime it just wont find Neutral ... i'll have to roll it forward a bit and shift it in first then sometimes it will get neutral kinda a pain at lights and stuff

i have noticed that i never have a problem as long as I shift into first before I come to a complete stop.
 

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I too have the same problem. I think for me it mostly due to being a new bike. I found that using some finesse and lightly shifting a half shift while in first or second is key.
 
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