1988 Kawasaki KX 125

[34] 2800x2100 / leppape1
Finland
 

[41] 2800x2100 / leppape1
Finland
 

[153] 4000x3000 / leppape1
Finland
 

[145] 2959x2201 / leppape1
Finland
 

[148] 3200x2400 / leppape1
Finland
 

[446] 3264x2448 / antons
Björketorp Sweden
 

[486] 720x477 / abstra1t
Estonia
 

[560] 720x477 / abstra1t
Estonia
 

[714] 720x481 / abstra1t
Estonia
 
Info: Piston, connecting rod and crankshaft.
[887] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: This is the right side engine cover(waterpump, KIPS). Info about the KIPS -> http://justkdx.dirtrider.net/kips.html , thanks to Canadian Dave.
[1134] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: I must say I was a bit chocked when I saw the massive clutch in this engine. It has seven friction plates, that's a first for me.

I managed to keep the gasket intact so I will try to reuse it on as...
[1254] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: This is the left side of the crankcase, notice the different color on the busted bearing.
[705] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: on this picture the crankcase is open, the transmission is in good condition, so I won't be touching it.
[1167] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: Here I have removed the generator and eletrical coils. The last screw that is holding the crankcase together is going now.
[720] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: The electrical coils where fitted with cross-head screws, the got a bad beating when I tried to remove them. After some hammering, faul language and a little bit of violence I got them loose though. I...
[676] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: On this picture you can see a piece from the piston lodged between the engine-cover and the crankshaft.
[825] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: This is what the engine looked like after a couple of hours of cleaning. Maybe not a neat finnish, but it's after all a dirtbike.
[688] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: This is what then engine looked like after a couple of hours of cleanin
[790] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: This is what then engine looked like after a couple of hours of cleaning.
[709] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: This is what then engine looked like after a couple of hours of cleaning. I have removed the generator-cover, sprocket-cover and output sprocket itself. You can see that the fittings to the sprocket-c...
[910] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: Bad news, after glass bead blasting the cylinder you can see that there is a different tone on the barrel. This is a sign that the material isn't hardened anymore, and using this cylinder again would ...
[1454] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: The cylinder was removed first. You can see that one of the exhaust valves is totally destroyed. The cylinder looks shiny after glass bead blasting.
[1890] 2816x2112 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
Info: Engine removed from frame, awaiting massive renovation.
On this picture you can see the main reason for the renovation. The broke into parts when the engine cut, parts from the piston fell down and d...
[947] 3648x2736 / freko
Vasa Finland
 
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