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  1. Nebr_Rex

    KZ440 LTD

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    KZ440 LTD

    A little teaser.
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    KZ440 LTD

    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. .
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    Wheel spacer builder/mock up kit?

    Your local hardware store sells them, they're called washers. .
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    1983 Kawasaki LTD 440 brat/tracker

    Here is what I'm used to seeing. .
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    1983 Kawasaki LTD 440 brat/tracker

    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...
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    1983 Kawasaki LTD 440 brat/tracker

    Where do you get the idea you put air in your forks? Would you show a pic of the tops of your forks? .
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    KZ440 LTD

    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...
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    My little kz440 project

    Where did you source your rear fender? .
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    KZ440 LTD

    That is a recovered stock seat and yes it will be cut down. .
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    KZ440 LTD

    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...
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    Ring gaps

    Ring gaps will increase with bore size. Typical Automotive ring gap is .004 per inch of bore.
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    Tips for installing 4-1 headers

    How about some pics of the stock system and what you are trying to install. .
  14. Nebr_Rex

    Vm30 Vm32 Vm34 Mikuni Carbs and parts - Cables- Intakes - Jetting We got it.

    . VM28s are good for almost 25 hp each. Also a smaller carb will have better throttle response. .
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    KZ440 LTD

    Swapping in the early KZ400 first gear cluster so I can use its more common kick start components. .
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    KZ440 LTD

    Transmission assembled and fitted in the upper case. The stock 440 input shaft is on the right. I still have to narrow the collar that is below the bottom bearing. .
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    KZ440 LTD

    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. .
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    Help: Zero compression, yes zero. 1979 CB750K

    Try compressed air through the spark plug hole. .
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