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Which one would you choose?

Z900 SE Performance
8 (88.9%)
Z900 Performance (black)
1 (11.1%)

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  • Offline Highrevs   gb

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    2023 Z900
    on: May 07, 2023, 10.22 pm
    May 07, 2023, 10.22 pm
    Option 1

    Z900 SE Performance



    Option 2

    Z900 Performance


  • Offline Delvryboy   us

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    Re: 2023 Z900
    Reply #1 on: May 10, 2023, 04.28 am
    May 10, 2023, 04.28 am
    1 simply because itís a bargain for the upgrades you get from the factory, at least in the US.  I could easily get rid of that tiny bit of green and be all blacked out if I want, however, I kinda like the green.

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    Re: 2023 Z900
    Reply #2 on: May 23, 2023, 03.29 am
    May 23, 2023, 03.29 am
    Ohlin suspensions are great but the forks cannot be serviced by you. It has to be serviced by Ohlins or by a Ohlins-authorized service center. To me, that took a way quite a bit of joy from the ownership.
    That was why I sold my Fireblade SP.

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    Re: 2023 Z900
    Reply #3 on: May 23, 2023, 02.59 pm
    May 23, 2023, 02.59 pm
    *Originally Posted by ArthurY [+]
    Ohlin suspensions are great but the forks cannot be serviced by you. It has to be serviced by Ohlins or by a Ohlins-authorized service center. To me, that took a way quite a bit of joy from the ownership.
    That was why I sold my Fireblade SP.
    Why can you not service it yourself? Special tools?

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    Re: 2023 Z900
    Reply #4 on: May 23, 2023, 03.05 pm
    May 23, 2023, 03.05 pm
    They will void the warranty and not service the product anymore.
    Besides, they do not publish any manuals for servicing their forks.
    Last Edit: May 23, 2023, 03.06 pm by ArthurY

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    Re: 2023 Z900
    Reply #5 on: May 23, 2023, 04.22 pm
    May 23, 2023, 04.22 pm
    *Originally Posted by ArthurY [+]
    They will void the warranty and not service the product anymore.
    Besides, they do not publish any manuals for servicing their forks.
    So they pull a "Tesla" on you. You pay a lot of money, then they own you.
    I never really considered ÷hlins suspension mainly for the high cost because also I donít race and Iím also not worthy enough. But the fact I couldnít even do a basic fluid and seal service myself puts me off even further.

    Thatís why Iím a DMS customer.
    Last Edit: May 23, 2023, 04.23 pm by zed9

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    Re: 2023 Z900
    Reply #6 on: May 25, 2023, 01.36 pm
    May 25, 2023, 01.36 pm
    I just checked the Kawa website and looks like even though the fork is gold in color, it may not be Ohlins. Only the rear shocks are explicitly advertised as Ohlins. So, we may not have this issue with this model.
    I am, now, interested in this SE myself.

    Looked around and there is hardly any inventory for the SE's here in the West Coast.
    Last Edit: May 25, 2023, 01.37 pm by ArthurY