Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

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Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

Post by Sandblaster » Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:21 am

Well.... I didn't get pics before we started but at least I got a few after we got started.
A little background...
On the Cylinder we did all the Kawasaki Team Green mods plus a few.
Stock Port timing.
Cylinder was then sent to Millennium for plating.
Wossner Piston.
Head squish and compression release mod was done by Roostius.
Cases were stripped and Vapor Blasted.
Then all the oil gallies were cleaned up and the cases were lapp8ed with time saver.
We ordered the following internal parts:
92028 BUSHING 92028-1551
92046 BEARING-NEEDLE 92046-1193
92022A WASHER,22.3X38X3.0 92022-1832
92022 WASHER,22.5X46X2.6 92022-1739
92045 BEARING-BALL,6001C3ML01 92045-1235
92022C WASHER,12.3X20X0.5 92022-269
92022B WASHER 92022-1942
(3) 92045 BEARING-BALL,608MC3 92045-1305
59051 GEAR-SPUR,WATER PUMP,11T 59051-1129
92028 BUSHING,26X35X14 92028-131
92045 BEARING-BALL,6305 92045-1011
92045B BEARING-BALL,63/22T2C3 92045-1134
92045C BEARING-BALL 92045-1233
92045D BEARING-BALL,608MC3 92045-1305
(2) 92046 BEARING-NEEDLE,HK1210 92046-1010
92055-1343 O-RING
(2) 92046-1052 GOVERNOR BEARING
(2) 92045-1027 BEARING
(2) 92055-035 ORING
92045-036 BEARING
92045-1235
92022-1942
92022 WASHER,17.3X28X1 92022-255
92033 RING-SNAP,24MM 92033-026
92033A RING-SNAP,18MM 92033-029
(6) 92033B RING-SNAP,25MM 92033-1089
92046 BEARING-NEEDLE,KT202614 92046-1170
92143 COLLAR,25X32X10.5 92143-1370
KICK START SPRING 92081A SPRING 92081-097
(4) 92042-007 PIN DOWEL 6.3 X 8 X 14
(5) 610A0408 ROLLER 4 X 8
(2) 482J4000 CIRCLIP SELD BEM FIT
"0" RING 92055-025
Wossner rod kit
Rebuild, Weld, True, and Balance to 59% by Pinsonnault Racing.
Koyo Crankshaft main bearings and seals
Cometic bottom end gasket kit
The exhaust valves were junk but luckily I had a set.
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Re: Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

Post by Sandblaster » Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:25 am

Here is a few pics of where we are at.
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Re: Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

Post by Sandblaster » Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:02 pm

Another modification we did was swap out Chad's pre 94 shift shaft for a 94-04.
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Why?
He wanted to use a newer style shift lever from a KX450F
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Re: Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

Post by Sandblaster » Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:59 pm

A nice carb cleaning..
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Re: Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

Post by Sandblaster » Mon Jun 15, 2015 10:43 pm

Getting closer...
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Re: Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

Post by Sandblaster » Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:27 pm

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Re: Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

Post by Sandblaster » Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:27 pm

1st heat cycle is done... :o
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Re: Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

Post by Sandblaster » Mon Jun 29, 2015 5:34 am

One full tank is through it...
Chad says it has amazing power....
We knew that :lol:
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Re: Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

Post by Bix Weir » Sat Jul 18, 2015 4:55 am

Great job guys.
That engine looks beautiful!

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Re: Chads 92 KX500 engine Build

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