Ninja H2 banner

1 - 14 of 14 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
9 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
Does anybody know if the 2019 instrument gauges on the h2 is compatible with the 2016 model? I would love to install that lcd screen on my 2016
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,311 Posts
One of the points I made to the H2 team from Kawasaki Japan when we discussed the 2015 model was about their LCD panel. By then Ducati and others were already in the market with decent colour displays, I told them they'd missed a trick and also that the mono display was hard to read in some lighting conditions. Not very good for such a high performance motorcycle. They nodded politely.

So glad the newer models have been upgraded but I have a suspicion that it's not going to be plug-and-play adding this display to an earlier bike. It might be cheaper and easier to trade the bike for a new one.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,014 Posts
Wish it was...for those wanting that.It looks physically like it's different.That would take some doing to get that right.Plus the sensors on the bike.You'd need those.Plus the ECU that can deal with all that stuff.IDK.I won't be selling my 2015 for a TFT panel,that's for sure.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,311 Posts
Wish it was...for those wanting that.It looks physically like it's different.That would take some doing to get that right.Plus the sensors on the bike.You'd need those.Plus the ECU that can deal with all that stuff.IDK.I won't be selling my 2015 for a TFT panel,that's for sure.
Me neither. Especially since my 2015 bike is the UK class record holder for the standing mile and one of the first, if not THE first, in the world over 200mph. I have all the certificates and photographs etc to back that up along with magazine articles and calendars featuring my bike; that's provenance and makes it a bit special to me. Also I'm not convinced about the slipper assist clutch for high power, high speed performance like doing standing miles. The killer of course is the green frame.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
587 Posts
Also I'm not convinced about the slipper assist clutch for high power, high speed performance like doing standing miles.
Whats not convincing lol? The fact that the first 7 second pass on an h2 was the 2016 and up clutch, because the 2015 model could only get 3-5 passes before starting to fail? The fastest h2's on the planet in the half mile and standing mile use the 2016 and up clutch. I made probably a 100 passes going as fast as 8.3 in the 1/4 mile on a bone stock clutch and never had an issue with slippage, put in some heavy duty springs and another 300-400 passes later never had a problem, even with hot lapping.

The new gixxer uses the same 3 spring clutch design. Chris Moore is out there banging off 1.25 60 foot passes running 5.20's in the 1/8 on a bone stock clutch and hasnt had a single hiccup. Pretty darn impressive
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
587 Posts
Does anybody know if the 2019 instrument gauges on the h2 is compatible with the 2016 model? I would love to install that lcd screen on my 2016
I don't think it will because they have included some different sensors like lean angle etc. You could always look up the service manual and see some closer images of the display out of the bike, and the wiring diagrams.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
9 Posts
Discussion Starter #7
Well thats too bad. I have a 2016 and the fact that its the only year with the grey frame makes its special. Hopefully in the future they can come out with an aftermarket display like the zx10s.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
587 Posts
Well thats too bad. I have a 2016 and the fact that its the only year with the grey frame makes its special. Hopefully in the future they can come out with an aftermarket display like the zx10s.
100% I love the options for the zx10r. You can spend the big bucks and get yourself a Motec lol
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,311 Posts
Whats not convincing lol? The fact that the first 7 second pass on an h2 was the 2016 and up clutch, because the 2015 model could only get 3-5 passes before starting to fail? The fastest h2's on the planet in the half mile and standing mile use the 2016 and up clutch. I made probably a 100 passes going as fast as 8.3 in the 1/4 mile on a bone stock clutch and never had an issue with slippage, put in some heavy duty springs and another 300-400 passes later never had a problem, even with hot lapping.

The new gixxer uses the same 3 spring clutch design. Chris Moore is out there banging off 1.25 60 foot passes running 5.20's in the 1/8 on a bone stock clutch and hasnt had a single hiccup. Pretty darn impressive
Any reason you fitted the heavier springs then if the standard ones were ok? There was a post earlier on this forum from an owner who'd fitted the later clutch to get a lighter action and found it wasn't gripping so he fitted a heavier spring set. Not sure who that was now but my conclusion was that a lot of money had been spent but it was almost back where it started.

My 2015 bike is bone stock, it has to be as I run LSR in the P-PB-1000 (Production Supercharged 1000cc) class. Any go-faster mods and I would be moved into the Modified class. Best speed so far is 221.4mph in a mile which is the UK class record and I think that's a good speed for an unmodified bike. So far it's done five seasons and 100's of passes through the mile. The clutch has never given any trouble. I don't find the action too heavy, maybe lifting weights has something to do with that.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,014 Posts
Gotta agree...I've never had an issue with clutch pull.My 14r is lighter clutchwise.But I'm used to the H2.I never thought it was too firm.I mainly use the QS anyway while shifting up from second.No prob.Sometimes I'll hit N at lights.But mostly just hold the lever in...
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
587 Posts
Any reason you fitted the heavier springs then if the standard ones were ok? There was a post earlier on this forum from an owner who'd fitted the later clutch to get a lighter action and found it wasn't gripping so he fitted a heavier spring set. Not sure who that was now but my conclusion was that a lot of money had been spent but it was almost back where it started.

My 2015 bike is bone stock, it has to be as I run LSR in the P-PB-1000 (Production Supercharged 1000cc) class. Any go-faster mods and I would be moved into the Modified class. Best speed so far is 221.4mph in a mile which is the UK class record and I think that's a good speed for an unmodified bike. So far it's done five seasons and 100's of passes through the mile. The clutch has never given any trouble. I don't find the action too heavy, maybe lifting weights has something to do with that.
The standard ones were fine, now my bike makes over 300whp, and it's better to be safe than sorry. You also get more mph. Of course your clutch is lasting, you don't actually make power nor use it in E.T racing. You race LSR with a low powered H2. Not being rude, but it's the truth. You only have a flash right, so it's a 240whp H2, and you are not trying to kill the bike out of the hole. Take your bike to a 1/4 mile track, and actually try to lay on the clutch.

In the end, the fastest h2's on the planet all use the new clutch setup. You can go ask Richard and Rickey Gadson yourself on how many times they had clutch issues, not to mention all the other guys racing the 2015 model that have to rely heavily on slipping the clutch out off the hole. Not trying to be conceded, but there isn't another H2 owner on the planet that has made more passes than me, and I have never had a clutch issue, EVER! Ive had motor problems LOL, but never clutch.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
61 Posts
I agree that display sucks not befitting of the rest of the bike. I can't see the smaller font clearly at all. I have a 2018 and was going to get 2019 just for the display. I would love the new display for my bike.
Does anybody know if the 2019 instrument gauges on the h2 is compatible with the 2016 model? I would love to install that lcd screen on my 2016
 
1 - 14 of 14 Posts
Top