Author Z H2 2022 Pulling to the right  (Read 6805 times)

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    Re: Z H2 2022 Pulling to the right
    Reply #50 on: February 19, 2023, 03:20:38 pm
    February 19, 2023, 03:20:38 pm
    I also had this issue, a slight pull to the right especially on windy days. I removed the stock exhaust and installed a slip on. Took it for a test ride and the bike rides straight now.

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    Re: Z H2 2022 Pulling to the right
    Reply #51 on: May 25, 2023, 01:24:45 am
    May 25, 2023, 01:24:45 am
    *Originally Posted by Nacra6 [+]
    Hi guys,

    I am fairly new here. I saw an old post from 2020 about this topic on this forum:

    https://www.zh2forum.com/index.php/topic,212.0.html

    Got my new Z H2 SE in March 2022 and I love it.

    However I noticed from day one that it pulls to the right. No matter what speed, what type of road, what gear etc. In fact over longer rides I feet pain in my left hand palm, it appears from sub-consciously pushing the handlebar to counter balance. Basically from 30MPH and up, if I engage cruise control and let my hands hover over the handlebar the bike pulls to the right. The only way to balance without my hands is by altering my seating position biased heavily to the left. I saw some comments that this is due to uneven weight distribution since both the supercharger and exhaust can are on the right side. Interestingly ALL complain on a pull to the right, I haven't seen any comment about the left.

    The dealer took it for a test drive and confirmed. They re-aligned the wheels, checked brake disks/pads and found nothing. Kawasaki was approached and said that "some of their bikes" have a slight pull in one direction. I find that astonishing! The dealer suggested he replace the rear rubber, I fear this will not solve the problem.

    If any of you experienced similar problems please, please let me know and what steps were taken to rectify this, even if unsuccessful. I fear that if this is not resolved, as much as I love the H2, it will be replaced with a Ducati Streetfighter V4s.   

    Thank you in advance.

    My bike pulled to the right pretty bad from day one. After replacing the OEM Pirellis and installing a slip-on, it no longer does and goes straight down the road. Who knew?
    Last Edit: May 25, 2023, 01:27:38 am by Xracer2

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    Re: Z H2 2022 Pulling to the right
    Reply #52 on: May 25, 2023, 05:33:39 am
    May 25, 2023, 05:33:39 am
    I just tilt my head. Seems to work for me
    Keep living life like every day is your lastů and eventually you will be right