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I found this picture the other day of the new type display with the gear selector on it. Does this mean in the motorcycle is a GEN 5? i didn’t know if anybody else had seen it but I thought it was interesting so here it is. Makes me wonder if I had one and plugged it in my bike would it work and then I would have the gear selector??

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The rev counter is cenrtaintly diffrent... that why i like it i guess.

As skub says there mostlikely will never come a gen5. As i keep hearing more from people and some dealers that the ZH2 will be the new naked flagship.

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I wish Kawasaki would’ve just reused the display from the GEN two, Or design something along the same approach. But at least they tried to do something different.
 

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Yeah I don’t know what to think about the TFT displays. At first they seem kind of boring but they’re growing on me. seem to be the future.
 

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I found this picture the other day of the new type display with the gear selector on it. Does this mean in the motorcycle is a GEN 5? i didn’t know if anybody else had seen it but I thought it was interesting so here it is. Makes me wonder if I had one and plugged it in my bike would it work and then I would have the gear selector??
Yeah, I had the same doubt. Had enquired at the local bike doctor, and he said the display needs a seperate input for the gear position, which th Mk1 gen4 doesn't have. We will need to have a seperate work done for that. So, in short, No, we cannot swap the Mk1 gen4 display the Mk2 unit, wouldn't work as a plug and play.
 

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Yeah, I had the same doubt. Had enquired at the local bike doctor, and he said the display needs a seperate input for the gear position, which th Mk1 gen4 doesn't have. We will need to have a seperate work done for that. So, in short, No, we cannot swap the Mk1 gen4 display the Mk2 unit, wouldn't work as a plug and play.
The sensor at the shiftdrum is different aswell from 2017 and up, i dont know if the input goes by the wireloom directly into the display, or it goes via the ECU.

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The sensor at the shiftdrum is different aswell from 2017 and up, i dont know if the input goes by the wireloom directly into the display, or it goes via the ECU.

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The little sensor at the shift drum is only a neutral switch for the neutral indicator light. The actual gear position shown on the clocks is calculated by the speedometer unit by reading of RPM value compared to wheel speed measured. And by wheel speed I mean the countershaft sprocket cover sensor, not the ABS wheel speed sensor.
 

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If thats also true for 2017 and up. in theory you could use the dianostic plug, same used by aftermarket gear indicators on previous models, and wire in the 2017 gaugecluster?

Cause i was told by kawa mechanics and engineers that the actual sensors and wiring was different too.

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