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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hey i have a 91 bayou 300 and i have stater cover off and took the starter idle limiter out and noticed it doesnt not spin freely one way. I think it could possible be stuck or something, or how much force does it require to spin one way. Any help would be great thanks!
  2. Everything Else
    Ok I’ve made a thread on this before it’s been a long project. I have a Klf300c, 150 psi compression, timing is good, carb is oem rebuilt. I got it running for a day and then it just cut out again. For a while it would run but only idle super low like 600-500 rpm. The only thing I have replaced...
  3. General Kawasaki ATV Discussions
    Hey guys I have a problem with my bayou. It runs great starts easy and purrs like a kitten until it gets to full operation temperature. Then starts to have no power and backfire if you give any amount of throttle it acts up and doesn't want to drive at all. Let it sit and cool off and it runs...
  4. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I've been looking to do a top end rebuild for my bayou 250 and all the cylinders go for crazy prices and there are very few for sale. The cheapest on I found was 200 bucks used and it had quite some wear to it. Would a bayou 300 cylinder fit on the 250? Or if you know where I can buy a new...
  5. General Kawasaki ATV Discussions
    I have a Bayou 185 1987 without spark. The power from the magneto goes all the way to the cdi and I'm thinking that the Pulsar coil is defective. Does anyone have the rating of how many ohms it should be or how to test if it works?
  6. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I have a 4x4 bayou 300cc that won’t budge will go into gear and rev no power when in neutral and we try to force the wheels to spin by pushing the quad it won’t budge brakes are not locked bc we took the drum off and reassembled still won’t budge.
  7. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I for the life of me cant get the rear drum "housing" (for lack of a better word) to break loose. I have spent many hours trying. As well as many hours on google, Unable to find a answer. Can some one provide me with the service manual for the rear brake. Or any wisdom. The wing nut on the back...
  8. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hey everyone, I have high hopes that someone out there can help me. I bought a lemon of a quad and recently thought I was finally getting to the light at the end of the tunnel. I took it all apart cause of a bad head gasket. Re-used the rings and piston and honed the cylinder. I followed a...
  9. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    The seal on the reverse lever on the left side of the machine is leaking. Can it be replaced from the outside or do you have to open the case?
  10. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    05’ Bayou 250. Wanting to gain some ground clearance with taller tires on stock rims. What is the tallest size you can go without any modifications? Or without major modifications. Thanks
  11. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hey, guys! I'm new here, so please forgive if I have missed something. I recently pulled my Bayou 250 out of storage and the battery was completely dead. I purchased a new battery and installed it. Before it stored it, it was perfectly fine. e.g. turn on the key, put it in neutral and press...
  12. 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...
  13. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hi I am newish to atvs and have a problems with my bayou, in neutral the quad keeps revving and the only way to stop it is to turn it off. Any idea how to fix it? Also the semi auto clutch is stiff and shifts hard, how would I fix this?
  14. 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...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hi I am new to the forum. I have a small horse farm i Sweden and just bought a bayou 300 4x4 from 98. I plan to use it mainly for finishing the surface in the riding house, fencing and for som snow plaughing. The seller said i should fuel i up with two stroke gasoline. Is that right? I´w...
  16. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Would it bolt up if not how much fab work would be involved I have a prairie frame in really good condition and a bayou engine that run with wiring harness and all electronics
  17. Everything Else
    Background info first. A few months ago I bought a 91 Bayou 300 4x4 very cheap, it needed a piston and I swapped a good condition used cylinder/piston set from a parts bike. Also cleaned the carb, adjusted valves, oil change, new battery, etc. The bike has good compression cold or warm (around...
  18. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I currently own a 1997 Bayou 220. The atv starts fine, and will rev all the way up in neutral. When i shift into gear, I can only give it about 1/4 throttle before it starts cutting out. If i continue to give it throttle it will turn off altogether. I have replaced the spark plug and nothing...
  19. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    i was wondering if any one could explain to me the process of replacing the electric starter? I had to replace mine recently and when I went to put the starter back on I feel like the spindle in the end of the starter isn't goig all the way into the little gear with the chain on the inside. Any...
  20. Everything Else
    I have an '06 Bayou 250..putting new tires on it but having trouble determining a size. Looking for something aggressive and most shops say the only OEM size tire really isn't.....(F) 21x8x9 (R) 22x10x10.... could i put a 23x10x10 on front and rear? Or is the 10" rim diameter too big for a 9"...
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