Originally Posted by colodak
main reason I'm going to talk to the dealer is this could be a factory defect, wondering if Kawasaki would step up, bike is an '09, but it was sold new to me with 10 miles on May '12. Figure it's worth a shot, if not, then I'll deal with it myself.
Factory defect? C'mon dude. The swingarm spools are made to support the weight of the bike. Not
the weight of the bike, a passenger, panniers, top box and you!
You fucked up, now deal with it instead of whining to the dealer.