Kawasaki KFX 400

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How to Rebuild the Top End on a KFX

When we last left off with the KFX, we had just checked the ring gap and determined that the rings on the piston were wore out. Just as a reminder, this is a project that we worked on for a friend, it...

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Anatomy of an ATV: Drive Chain and Sprockets

Systems: Drive Commonly Located: An ATV has two sprockets; both located on the same side of the ATV. The drive chain is wrapped around each of the two sprockets. A smaller sprocket sits in the front of the drive chain,...

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A Look at The BEST ATV Service Manual

A few weeks ago, we did a giveaway with Clymer Manuals. This was our first giveaway, and we were excited by how much we got to interact with our readers. We got a lot of feedback following the giveaway and...

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Suck, Bang, Blow?

Don't worry, we didn't forget about Squeeze. The KFX we've been working on did. If you remember last week, we found that the timing is right on and that the valves are within spec. But the bugger still won't start....

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Timing is Everything

A million awesome points to any one who reads our blog often enough to remember this motor. And to anyone who doesn't, score a million awesome points just for being here today. Plus a million more for going back and...

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Ring Gap

Here we are again working on the KFX. I know this is the third post on this one issue so far, but don't let that scare you. In actual time, it's only been a few hours worth of work. If you'll...

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An Oil Change and a Sunset

If changing the oil in your ATV seems like a pretty simple task, it’s because it is. ATV oil changes are pretty straightforward. We'll show you!
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Mud, Sweat, and Gears

Last weekend, the weather here was pretty grizzly. We were expecting thunderstorms all day long. So we decided to pack up and head for better weather.
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