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  • Originally posted by superlife View Post
    am too having cowl but I have a different opinion here, I love the looks and style of cowl, but sadly it does not fit that good ,
    rubber inside the centre pole often comes out, am always worried if i lost that washer.
    morever if you pull the cowl from back it's loose
    I have read on other forums someone's cowl came off while driving fast lane , am surprised how kawasaki can compromise on this
    I was toying with the idea of a cowl too but the cowl does not seat itself well and the fit is pretty loose too. So decided to pass.

    P.S. Dude, could you tell me if the warranty gets void with an aftermarket slip-on? And could you also post a video clip as I want to hear the sound? Thnx mate.
    ATGATT - Because hospital ceilings are boring !!!

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    • Originally posted by superlife View Post
      am too having cowl but I have a different opinion here, I love the looks and style of cowl, but sadly it does not fit that good ,
      rubber inside the centre pole often comes out, am always worried if i lost that washer.
      morever if you pull the cowl from back it's loose
      I have read on other forums someone's cowl came off while driving fast lane , am surprised how kawasaki can compromise on this
      Originally posted by n_aditya View Post
      I was toying with the idea of a cowl too but the cowl does not seat itself well and the fit is pretty loose too. So decided to pass.
      They have purposely made it a bit loose so that it does not scuff the tail panels. There is a visible inch of gap all around.
      It wasn't like that on the R15's cowl-it used to scuff the tail panels as well as tail lamp upper panel (In case of Ninja its plastic). I put some rubber beading (helmet waala) all around the bottom&now it fits snug&doesn't scuff too.
      That said, when you compare the quality of the Ninja's cowl with that of the R15, you will realize how good they have actually made it!
      Quench my thirst with gasoline!

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      • Originally posted by Sarvajit View Post
        I put some rubber beading (helmet waala) all around the bottom&now it fits snug&doesn't scuff too.
        That said, when you compare the quality of the Ninja's cowl with that of the R15, you will realize how good they have actually made it!
        good idea post some pics please
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        Last edited by superlife; 03-30-2011, 03:33 AM.

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        • Originally posted by Sarvajit View Post
          They have purposely made it a bit loose so that it does not scuff the tail panels. There is a visible inch of gap all around.
          It wasn't like that on the R15's cowl-it used to scuff the tail panels as well as tail lamp upper panel (In case of Ninja its plastic). I put some rubber beading (helmet waala) all around the bottom&now it fits snug&doesn't scuff too.
          That said, when you compare the quality of the Ninja's cowl with that of the R15, you will realize how good they have actually made it!
          A couple of pics of the cowl with the rubber beading would be helpful. Post with both the views(on & off the bike).... thanks...
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          • Originally posted by superlife View Post
            good idea post some pics please
            Originally posted by pRaDy View Post
            A couple of pics of the cowl with the rubber beading would be helpful. Post with both the views(on & off the bike).... thanks...
            Ok, I'll do that tomorrow.
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            • While heading to office today morning the dreaded FI light came on! The engine kept cutting off at various speeds but the bike was at least running and the light was intermittent... Got to the Khivraj showroom in the afternoon where Prasanna and Manju tried to pinpoint the issue using the bike's diagnostics... They suspected a loose connection in the wiring. Unfortunately, they were not able to pinpoint the issue, the light however is hasn't come on yet since that time... I guess I will only know if the issue was solved after using the bike in heavy traffic as I suspect it to be correlated with the engine temp... Anyway I did get to learn something about the diagnostics so the day wasn't a complete loss -

              There is a wire under the rear seat which can be attached to a connector that can help you ground the apparatus on the metal plate at the same location.

              1) Ground the wire 2 times in two seconds and the hold it there after that. In case of a fault present in the system the FI light will blink. The count of these blinks will help you narrow down the issue (called dealer 1 mode)

              2) Ground the wire 5 times in 2 seconds and hold it there, the blinking pattern now will point to a fault that has occurred earlier and is stored in the memory

              3) Ground the wire 5 times in 2 seconds and hold it there and now press the clutch lever for 5 seconds to erase the memory. This will help you figure out if the fault is still present or if the warning is due to a previous fault and als stop indications once the issue has been resolved.

              Hope this will be helpful to the tourers...I'll try to get hold of the error codes corresponding to the flickering and post it here...I did not see this info in the owners manual so thought of posting it here...

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              • Ninja owners and others in blore who are interested in Rim Tapes and were initially planning to hit JC road on the coming saturday, please see this.
                ATGATT - Because hospital ceilings are boring !!!

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                • ^^ read the post , i stay bout a km from adarsha theatre maybe i'll check the place out ...
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                  • Originally posted by krUnIzZlE View Post
                    can you post pics please????


                    GO TO PAGE 232 & SEE MY POST!!!
                    GuRpReEt SiNgH

                    Ninja goes to Spiti 2011: http://www.xbhp.com/talkies/tourer/1...oes-spiti.html
                    Ninja goes to Leh 2012: http://www.xbhp.com/talkies/tourer/2...-goes-leh.html

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                    • Originally posted by superlife View Post
                      am too having cowl but I have a different opinion here, I love the looks and style of cowl, but sadly it does not fit that good ,
                      rubber inside the centre pole often comes out, am always worried if i lost that washer.
                      morever if you pull the cowl from back it's loose
                      I have read on other forums someone's cowl came off while driving fast lane , am surprised how kawasaki can compromise on this
                      pls see my post on page 232, same problem was with my cowl as the PBK buggers had put the rubber dampers wrongly; front @ back and back @ front; simply changing them did the trick and it is working fine since then, no problems whatsoever; if you do not believe me then you are free to come and investigate my bike
                      GuRpReEt SiNgH

                      Ninja goes to Spiti 2011: http://www.xbhp.com/talkies/tourer/1...oes-spiti.html
                      Ninja goes to Leh 2012: http://www.xbhp.com/talkies/tourer/2...-goes-leh.html

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                      • Originally posted by Sarvajit View Post
                        They have purposely made it a bit loose so that it does not scuff the tail panels. There is a visible inch of gap all around.
                        It wasn't like that on the R15's cowl-it used to scuff the tail panels as well as tail lamp upper panel (In case of Ninja its plastic). I put some rubber beading (helmet waala) all around the bottom&now it fits snug&doesn't scuff too.
                        That said, when you compare the quality of the Ninja's cowl with that of the R15, you will realize how good they have actually made it!
                        Pls read my review @ page 232; my seat cowl is not loose at all
                        GuRpReEt SiNgH

                        Ninja goes to Spiti 2011: http://www.xbhp.com/talkies/tourer/1...oes-spiti.html
                        Ninja goes to Leh 2012: http://www.xbhp.com/talkies/tourer/2...-goes-leh.html

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                        • Originally posted by gouravkatyal View Post
                          While heading to office today morning the dreaded FI light came on! The engine kept cutting off at various speeds but the bike was at least running and the light was intermittent... Got to the Khivraj showroom in the afternoon where Prasanna and Manju tried to pinpoint the issue using the bike's diagnostics... They suspected a loose connection in the wiring. Unfortunately, they were not able to pinpoint the issue, the light however is hasn't come on yet since that time... I guess I will only know if the issue was solved after using the bike in heavy traffic as I suspect it to be correlated with the engine temp... Anyway I did get to learn something about the diagnostics so the day wasn't a complete loss -

                          There is a wire under the rear seat which can be attached to a connector that can help you ground the apparatus on the metal plate at the same location.

                          1) Ground the wire 2 times in two seconds and the hold it there after that. In case of a fault present in the system the FI light will blink. The count of these blinks will help you narrow down the issue (called dealer 1 mode)

                          2) Ground the wire 5 times in 2 seconds and hold it there, the blinking pattern now will point to a fault that has occurred earlier and is stored in the memory

                          3) Ground the wire 5 times in 2 seconds and hold it there and now press the clutch lever for 5 seconds to erase the memory. This will help you figure out if the fault is still present or if the warning is due to a previous fault and als stop indications once the issue has been resolved.

                          Hope this will be helpful to the tourers...I'll try to get hold of the error codes corresponding to the flickering and post it here...I did not see this info in the owners manual so thought of posting it here...
                          Useful info!
                          THANKS!!
                          GuRpReEt SiNgH

                          Ninja goes to Spiti 2011: http://www.xbhp.com/talkies/tourer/1...oes-spiti.html
                          Ninja goes to Leh 2012: http://www.xbhp.com/talkies/tourer/2...-goes-leh.html

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                          • Originally posted by GuRpReEt SiNgH View Post
                            Pls read my review @ page 232; my seat cowl is not loose at all
                            Originally posted by GuRpReEt SiNgH View Post
                            it is working fine since then, no problems whatsoever;
                            Paaji, now you have got me tempted all over again to buy the cowl. Glad to know you are satisfied with it.
                            ATGATT - Because hospital ceilings are boring !!!

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                            • Originally posted by nand15 View Post
                              ^^ read the post , i stay bout a km from adarsha theatre maybe i'll check the place out ...
                              Hey Nandu, would you want to wait till saturday so all of us can get it done together?

                              If you can share details of the shop as in location, landmark and phone numbers that'll be very helpful.

                              P.S. Are you in for the ride tomorrow night? Check out the bangalore kadambam G2G thread.
                              ATGATT - Because hospital ceilings are boring !!!

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                              • @superlife&n_aditya: I guess I didn't make myself clear. I put the rubber beading on my R15's cowl. I don't have a Ninja. Do you still wanna see the pics?
                                Quench my thirst with gasoline!

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