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  1. Kawasaki KFX450/KFX400
    Hi all, I managed to pick myself up an 04 400 the other day. When I first brought it home I knew that it would start up and idle, and you can hear the started fighting the compression stroke but as soon you would touch the throttle it would fall flat on its face, so I got to looking at the carb...
  2. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    hello kawieriders, I'm new to the site and the first thing i would like to say is, i have been reading some of the posts for some time now and most everyone seems to know what they are talking bout. That's why i decided to join. I have recently received a 2006 brute force 750A (not sure what the...
  3. Kawasaki Mojave/Lakota
    I am planning to do my 1st ever top-end. I have a 87 and 89, 250 Mojave. I have been seeing a lot of pistons on e bay, which one is better? Wiesco, High Performace, Namura, Athena??? Also, what should I look for when I remove the original piston? Should I bore it out or not? Also, is this hard...
  4. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    so we have a 2008 brute force 750, it backfires alot and would cut out when you get on the gas, took it to the shop they tore it down said bad rings. so we rebuilt the top end with ne w pistons and rings, starts up great sounded good until we took it out for a real test ride. it does the same...
  5. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I sucked up a bunch of water into my brute force 650 last weekend and can't get it to start. I have followed all the steps listed on "how to recover a sunken quad" on MIMB's website. I went out and bought a cheap compression tester, and sure enough it was low..30 on the front and 35 on the...
  6. Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    Im working on my 03 Prairie 650 cause it wasn't running right and when i ran a compression test the Front cylinder was 191 psi and the rear was 61 psi. I ran the test multiple times. Im assuming that means the compression release isn't working on the front cylinder. Does any one have any more...
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