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Kris, you don't have to live with it. If the bike still dives with the new Hyperpro springs, change the fork oil to something thicker.
I believe the standard oil is KAWASAKI SS8, which is an SAE 10 oil.
So you could try making a mixture of SAE 10 and 15, so you end up with SAE12.5, or you could go for a SAE15 oil immediately.
But remember that changing the oil viscosity will also effect the rebound damping. You'll probably have to reduce that a little, because of the thicker oil.
And if you're still unhappy after that, try changing the damper valves. Or have a suspension specialist change it for you.

For me, the suspension setup is nigh on perfect with the standard settings. But I weigh only 65 kg (143 lbs) in full gear.
 

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OK, I fitted the Hyperpro spring (just one, one the left leg). It makes a big difference! Not only the bike dives less, but it is also more stable. However, to open that fork is a bitch. It has an inner cup that needs to be open with a special tool. I had the same issue with G310gs, where they locked the inner cup with red Loctite, and I had to heat it up before opening. Here, there is no locktite, but they tightened it really strong. I think all these guys in the factories are just using the air gun, no torque tools. Same with the front sprocket and etc... Anyway, I could not do it myself, so I went to the Kawasaki shop, and they did not have the proper tool either. it took them like 2h to figure out how to open that damn thing. at the end, brutal force and vice allowed us to screw it out. At the end, I would say that this upgrade is highly recommended.
 
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