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  1. 04 Bruteforce 650 Carb Synchronization

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    So, as I posted before I'm working on this machine for a friend. I have the carbs off to clean, and it does look like someone has been into the AF mixture adjustment screws before. Looks like they had a cap and was drilled out. I've read about synchronizing the carbs and have some questions...
  2. 04 bruteforce 650 hesitation and pop

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I'm helping a friend with an 04 bruteforce 650. Bought new and no modifications that I'm aware of. After it gets warm, it has a bad hesitation under hard acceleration from idle. It will stumble and pop. Before I tear into I wanted to get opinions on what to look for on these. I've worked...
  3. Need Help with Oil in Exhaust

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hey guys, I recent just bought a 2008 Kawasaki Brute Force 650 (carbed not EFI). I ran great when I bought it and drove it 2.5 hours back home in the box of my truck and ran great when I ripped around on my buddy’s street to show it off. I then took it up north 4.5 hours on a trailer and when...
  4. 2002 Prairie 650 Rear Cylinder/Carb issues

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hey guys, I got my 650 running and noticed that the rear Carb wasnt opening up. the front was working as expected. After running it we could feel a difference in heat from the front to the rear. We did a complression test, both were at 75-80psi which my understanding is that its in range. The...
  5. Carb pop at idle

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    So, I'm a diesel mechanic and automotive technician; however, I don't have a lot of experience with these small engines. I'm working with a 2006 Brute Force 650 4x4i. At idle, warmed up, and choke off, there is a backfire type thing occurring. It sounds like a pop coming from the carburetor. I...
  6. Need carb help

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I have a 2006 Brute Force 750 with the dual carbs. It has a muzzy exhaust, snorkel kit, dynatek ignition, and stock air filter. I have been having problems with it bogging and lagging at wide open throttle. I have it ready to rejet and possibly rebuild the carb. My question is what stage dynajet...
  7. Lakota 300ex carb swap

    Kawasaki Mojave/Lakota
    Looking for a little info on swapping a 300ex carb in place of the stocker, I have searched and found that it can be done but will need the Honda throttle cable/thumb throttle etc. My question is are there any other modifications required? thanks for any info!
  8. Need Help Carbs dumping gas

    Kawasaki Mojave/Lakota
    I just bought my first mojave yesterday pretty cheap unsure of the year but the carbs overflowing with gas and pouring everywhere so no big deal pull it apart clean it check it and go from there right, No i pull it apart it is sparkling clean floats moving fine checked the float for buoyancy its...
  9. Carb backfiring

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    took the airfilter off, and see the two slides (can't remember the name for them) that let air into the carburetor. When I hit the throttle, (while sitting still in neutral) only one slides open (the one closest to the battery), and it barley opens, and the carb backfires through it. The other...
  10. New Member, Lakota Puking Chocolate Milk

    Kawasaki Mojave/Lakota
    Well hello guys/gals! I recently bought a 2001 Lakota for 100 bucks because the motor was locked up. Freed the motor and it has 150 pounds of compression so I was excited. Rebuilt the carb and it ran like a champ. Here's where the problems start, the carb will not stop leaking from the drain...
  11. Bayou 220 lost spark after cleaning carb??

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I pulled the carb on my 2001 bayou to be cleaned. removed seat, gas tank cover and gas tank, handlebars and the airbox to get at the carb. After I finished cleaning it, I put it back on and hooked up the fuel line from the gas tank. I just set the gas tank on top and ran the line to it to see if...
  12. A little KFX400 help please

    Kawasaki KFX450/KFX400
    I have a 2007 KFX400. I've replaced the battery, spark plug, and cleaned the carb. Problem is, it won't start with the starter. Sometimes , if I pump the throttle for a while, I can get it to go, but it acts like it's not getting fuel. If I push start it, it will start without exception, as soon...
  13. 2004 prairie 360 starting issue

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I have a 2004 prairie 360 that runs good, but is hard to start and does not idle correctly. So far i checked the valves and they are in spec. Cleaned the carb multiple times, and went to a #38 pilot. New battery and plugs. When i go to start it, it will just keep cranking and sometimes it will...
  14. Bayou performance help

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Hey everyone I have a 09 bayou and I'm really looking on upgrading it to get a little more power does anyone have any suggestions on what to do. Thanks
  15. Hey I'm new to this.jetting on a kfx 700 need help please!!

    Kawasaki KFX700 V-Force
    Hey guys I'm new to the site I'm looking for some help I have a 2004 kfx 700 I got on a trade deal needless to say the "broke" throttle cable concealed the fact the thing runs like crap.. So from what I can gather I have a stock sealed air cleaner with a k&n filter, dual pro circuit exhaust...
  16. Newbie from Boston ny. Need help!! 04 kfx 700

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys I'm new to the site I'm looking for some help I have a 2004 kfx 700 I got on a trade deal needless to say the "broke" throttle cable concealed the fact the thing runs like crap.. So from what I can gather I have a stock sealed air cleaner with a k&n filter, dual pro circuit exhaust...
  17. Newbie Prairie 360 HELP

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I came here looking for some help, I have a 2011 Prairie 360 With no many hours on it. Since day 1, you have to use the choke even on the hottest days and rev it and slowly let the choke out for about 5 minutes. I mostly use it for snow plowing. The dealer has taken it in multiple times and...
  18. KVF-700 throttle lags when running wide open in nuetral

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I have an 04 prairie 700 and Ive started to notice a lag if you press the throttle down all the way. Its fine if you slowly rev up, but when you gun it there is a delay in response. Any ideas on what could be causing the lag? Idle is fine. I am new to this site, any help is appreciated.
  19. Lakota Starting problems

    New Member Introductions
    I need some help! I am the original owner of a 98 Lakota. For the past few months I have been trying to get my Lakota running again with no luck. I rebuilt the carb and made sure the pilot air screw was set correctly. I also replaced the float and made sure it was set correctly as well. I...
  20. intake spacers

    Wanted
    anyone got 1/4" intake spacers layin around??? puttin twin 36s on a set of fst red/orangle intake boots n gonna need a set of spacers.. would rather buy a set then have to dremel a set out but dont know if anyone got some lain around.. need them by friday this week or i will make them.. thanx...
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