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  1. looking to get new tires for my bayou 220. suggestions?

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    Hello i need to get new tires for my bayou 220. They are bald all the way around right now i have the original 1993 tires on 21-8-9 on front and 22-10-10 on the back. I know theirs a lot of controversy on weather or not to have skinny tires or fat tires. Right now i have no traction on mud or...
  2. please help meee!!!!!

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    i am having a serious issue here guys and I need help please. I have a Kawasaki bayou 220 that I bought from a guy. ever since I bought it its ran like shit. I can crank it up and it will turn on just fine and idle good, I give it throttle and start trying to go and it bogs down it doesn't die...
  3. New to the form

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hey guys. I'm new to the forum, I just bought my first atv yesterday. Bayou 220. Wanting to eventually progress into a bigger rig. The guy who I bought it from said BOTH the tires and wheels are interchangeable. As long as they are FOUR lug? Is that the case? Anything I should know about my...
  4. Bayou KLF220A Timing Related Issue

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Okay, so here is my issue. I just bought this quad and got it started after I cleaned the carb and recoil starter but it died out almost immediately. I've done timing before so I checked it and it was off. I loosened the chain tensioner and then took the chain off of the cam gear to adjust the...
  5. 1996 bayou 220 wiring issue

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    Hey i had bought an 1996 Kawasaki bayou 220 that wouldnt produce a spark. I have replaced the cdi box the ignition coil the spark plug and the pickup coil. Still no spark. I stripped the whole thing down and tested all the wires. The only thing i found was this. There is 2 wires running to the...
  6. 1990 BAYOU 220 Behind Left Cover

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    90 BAYOU 220 Initially the timing had jumped so I took the top cover off to see the gear and i took the screw out to see the marks on the bottom. I started to put it back on time and some of the chain managed to get kinked in the bottom end which forced me to have to remove the...
  7. New to me Kawasaki Bayou, Wiring/Electric Start Issue

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I recently got a Kawasaki Bayou 220 for deer hunting/scouting. It runs great, although I have to pull start it, but starts first pull. The lights work, only when it's running. I've charged the battery, when I hit the start button there is no response, when it's off, when it's on I'll get a click...
  8. Bayou220 was running now no spark

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I got an old 1996 Bayou220. Had spark. Got it running good. Now, it just died and has no spark. I am no expert with a multi meter, but I think the coil is good. I have been through it looking for loose/broken wires. Any idea where to start before I pull the cover off and go into the stator...
  9. 1996 Bayou 220 problems in a big way

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    OK I should start by saying if it has wheels I have fixed it but yet my mechanical abilities on ATV's is pretty lacking apparently. This is my very first ATV. I bought it for $350.00 and I have yet to here it run. I am getting spark and everything seems to function to the best of what I can tell...
  10. 1998 bayou 220 battery/starter problems

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    My neutral light wouldn't turn on or starter button wouldn't work, so I changed the fuse, and now my starter button only clicks when I try to start it. Any help?
  11. Wiring Diagram 1994 Bayou

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I bought a 1994 Bayou that has no spark. I replaced the coil, spark plug, and fuel filter. I am replacing the CDI now, but I need a wiring Diagram. Does anyone have one they could share? I tried google images and it gave me one, but not right one. Thanks in advance.;)
  12. 1998 Bayou for $550 - should I buy it?

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Someone in my area is selling a 1995 Bayou 220 for $550. It needs a battery, front brakes, a seat, and apparently it's missing the bolts that mount the exhaust to the engine, so the bike runs loud at the moment. Is $550 worth having to fix all that? The plastics are in ok condition for a 95 and...
  13. 2001 bayou 220 tires

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hi everyone! Bought this ATV from original owner a couple weeks ago. My tires have what look like dry rot cracks in them from sitting for a few years. I am looking at getting new all around good tires for trail riding and whatever else I happen to get into. Appreciate any suggestions. Stock...
  14. Used bayou 220

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    Hi Kawieriders, My first post on this site and I have never owned an ATV as an adult! I bought a used 2001 Bayou 220 from a family friend. It wasn't running so I watched YouTube and with a friends help cleaned the carb, changed the oil, spark plug, gas and air filter. It is running very good...
  15. 2000 Bayou 220-no power in third- Help!

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Help! Bayou loses power in third, barely putts along. Starts only when choked, goes fine in first and second. When I shift into third, it gets sluggish, like its not getting gas or power. Any ideas what it could be?
  16. Bayou 220 Electrical problems

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Ill begin this by saying that Im by no means a mechanic, but Im smart enough where with a little guidance I can usually handle things. My problem, I traded a gun for a 2001 Bayou 220. Bike is in good shape and runs well. The push button started doesnt work, the neutral and reverse lights dont...
  17. carb & tune on a 89 bayou klf220?????

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Had this machine for 6 years. Has been great for what we us it for. Few months ago got where it had no power. Would not "run out". While riding would only open up to about 1/4 throtle but would never open up. Barely pull you. Even sitting in neutrel and reving it up it would only take about 1/4...
  18. 98 bayou 220

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Just bought a bayou 220 for 700 bucks. . .seems like a decent deal so far. . .bikes in good shape for its age. . .soon as I got it home went for a spin and bike took a dump on me so I took carb off and cleaned all jets put back together and runs like new. . .couple of questions though. . .1st...
  19. bayou 220 blow-by?

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hello, I just purchased a 1994 bayou 220. After running for a few minutes it starts blowing smoke and alot of oil out of the breather tubes. Could this be bad rings or something else?
  20. bayou 220

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    hey guys new to the forum, just picked up a bayou 220 from a friend. (year is early 90s i wish i knew exactly but hey for $170 you cant complain) got it home hooked up jumper cables to it (battery is shot) and it fired up!! ran great no ticks taps or nothing. COOL ok so cleaned out the carb and...
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