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  1. Do I need a new clutch? Also, did I fry my electric system?

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Total Noob when it comes to working on bikes. :| 2000 Praire 400 2x4 I rode it hard in the rain and noticed a slight knocking noise, usually when slowing down. The next day my friend rode it for an hour before stopping to let me know the the noise was worse. It didn't seem to affect the...
  2. New (replacement) Belt Break-in?

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I just put a new belt in my 2005 BF 750. I did the upgrade to a Teryx belt and it fits fine. Here's the question. OK, I've heard about breaking in new machines. 10 hours of various throttle and speed but not wide open. But is that for the belt or the engine or everything? What do you guys...
  3. belt questions

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Just picked up my baby already took her mudding...anyway I hear it's good to keep a backup drive belt and read the oem belt is probably the best to stick with..the only "oem" belt I found on ebay was made my Chaplin. Is this really the oem belt and/or which belt have you had the best experience...
  4. brute force smoked belt

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    My name is mark I drive a 2011 bruteforce 650 4x4i I smoked the belt bad yesterday I was going over an obstacle and wasnt in low my brand new belt had around 10 hours on it now it doesnt grab I can only go about 15 I know I have to replace it but should I deglaze or what should I look at or see...
  5. CVT Belt Replacement

    Kawasaki KFX700 V-Force
    I havent checked my CVT belt in the last 200hrs so im thinking a replacement is needed. Its not def but if it is showing signs of wear which belt brand is best? Any input on this subject would be greatly appreciated
  6. Bruteforce 650 noise

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I drove my brute force 650 sra through some deep mud holes and after the last one I heard a lot of noise coming from the belt area. I thought it was the belt shredding apart but after I took off the drive belt cover, everything looked fine. However, a horrible noise is still coming from that...
  7. brute problems i need answered!!!

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    i just recently purchased a 2005 brute force 750, and i have a few problems with it. when i first rode it the 4wd 2wd lights were switching back and forth, and after a few minutes it stayed on 2wd and wont switch to 4wd. the seal around the switch for 4wd is cracked and not sealed. also, its...
  8. Brute Force acceleration problems

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    hey, whats up? i am NOT mechanically inclined in any way, so bear with me. I have a 2007 Brute Force 750, and i have been having problems with it when accelerating. it seems that a majority of the time when i start to push the throttle, the machine acts like it is bogging down and instead of...
  9. Hubs and belt

    Kawasaki KFX700 V-Force
    Hey guys I need to get some rear hubs and possibly a new belt. I know everyone says to get the oem over the Carlisle and the dayco but what about the epi? How does it hold up? About the hubs. Any guidance on those I've heard that oem strip easy as mine are stripped out and I've heard to go...
  10. 2007 Prarie 360 Problem...i know, i know....

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Like some, i went through every post in this forum for the problem with the Belt/4x4 light and tried them all...even put in a new harness and still have the belt light and 4x4 light blinking when i turn the key on. Resets have been done (lost count) with the black and gray plug with the 2 pin...
  11. prairie 400 belt or cluch? please help

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    got a 2000 prairie 400, that will only run about 10 mph in hi or low. the motor is running great and seams like it wont come out of first gear, also i have to hit the gas a couple of times before it will start to move. i pulled the belt cover off to see if the belt was slipping and its not. so...
  12. 2003 prairie 650 belt squeak

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I just bought a 2003 prairie 650 4x4 that has 1300 miles on It. It is in decent shape, so far as I can tell it runs great, except for one thing. Whenever you take off from a complete stop, in high, low or reverse, the belt makes a squeaking noise. If You are moving even a little and accelerate...
  13. Cant get 360 prairie in 4x4!!!!

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Ok so ive replaced the belt and reset the flashy lights. I flip the switch and nothin happens. I have checked all the fuses. What else should i look or listen for?:confused:
  14. What do you think????

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    If i put 28" Vampire EDL's on my 08 brute with factory clutch springs and drive it easy just for hunting will i have any problems with my belt? I had someone tell me that EDL's are not for brutes because they are belt burners. Does anyone have EDL's on their brute? Any info will be appreciated.
  15. Kawasaki Prairie KVF300b3- Clutch? Help?

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I am new to this so please bear with me, i am having some problems with my grandfather's prairie300, the rpm's have to be really high for it to get going, once going it has to go pretty fast to run smoothly, any ideas to what this could be? I am used to my 650 pririe, this thing seems like it is...
  16. Brute force broken belt

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    The other day i was running down the highway at about 60mph and all of a sudden (SNAP) my belt broke. I just bout the thing and have only rode it 5 times. I took it to the dealer and they said the guy before me may have put it under to much stress and wore the belt down. It only has 50 hrs and...
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