KRX 1000 FAQs

Most Frequently Asked Questions for the KRX 1000

What's the rollbar cage diameter on the KRX 1000?

1.75" for the vertical bars and 1.5" for the horizontal bars.

How do you break in the KRX 1000?

You need to drive your KRX 1000 for a minimum of 20 hours at half throttle.

What's the Best Tire PSI to Run on the KRX 1000?

This really determines what type of trails / terrain (Rock, Mud, Sand or Trails) you're riding on and personal preference. Ideally you want to test the PSI levels on the terrain your usually riding on and set it to what you KRX responds the best to.

Please note that if you and running with 8-12 PSI in a high speed turn you can rip the tire off of the wheel.

Some of the most common PSI settings from the KRX community shown below:

Desert Riding

  • Front: 18 PSI 
  • Back: 22 PSI

Mud Riding

  • Front: 8 PSI 
  • Back: 10 PSI

Rock Crawling

  • Front: 8 PSI 
  • Back: 10 PSI

Here's some various PSI Tire Levels people in the KRX community have mentioned: 

  • Front: 9 PSI 
  • Back: 9 PSI
  • Front: 12 PSI 
  • Back: 12PSI
  • Front: 10-15 PSI 
  • Back: 10-15 PSI
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  • Front: 13 PSI 
  • Back: 23 PSI
What's the Best Tires for the KRX 1000?

The standard OEM tire for the Kawasaki KRX 1000 is the 31" Carnivores 255/80/R15.

However, some of the best and most popular tires for the KRX 1000 people are trading the carnivores includes the following in 33" or 35" :

  • 33" System 3 XTR 370
  • 33" BFG KM3
  • 33" Toyo MTS
  • 35" BFG KM3
  • 35" ITP Coyotes
  • 35" K9 Stickies
  • 35" K9 Supergrip
  • 35" System 3  XCR 350
  • 35" XTR 370
What Gear Should I be in my KRX 1000

We suggest that when riding in your KRX and going under 20 mph to keeping it in low range any riding above 20 mph use high range.