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How many KZ440 LTDs have had thier cam degreed?
Swapped the reground cam out of Dr. Jekyll.
Been an interesting couple of years, working on the bike off and on.
I'll post some pics and details within a couple of days.
Interesting, I don't think I have ever seen air forks on a small twin before.
Looks like it might have been done after leaving the factory. It still has
the factory retainer clip. And somebody just drilled and tapped the plug.
You might be pressing your luck if to much air pressure is added to...
Engine had good compression but burnt oil even after it was warmed up.
Cylinders had some lite surface rust from sitting. Oil scrappers had almost no tension
and the compression rings were worn down enough to have way excessive end gap.
And while digging thru my hoard of parts I found this...
A little preview of what the finished project will look like. I have to fix the starter clutch yet.
Then I can see if the valve seals seal or not. If not I have a fresh head and new rings waiting.
The bike was stripped completely down to the bare frame and painted.
She has new bearings in the...
Been doing a little machine work for a kick start conversion using the more common KZ400 parts.
Had to narrow up the first gear cluster. Trim the dogs on the next gear over to fit in the first gear.
And machine the grooves in the KZ400 input shaft that will allow the use of the KZ440 gears.