87 Sperical bearing

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87 Sperical bearing

Post by 69candy » 05:51 am May 31 2019

Is there any replacement spherical bearings available for the 86-88 suspension arm? They want my left nut for a genuine one if you can find them. Must be something else that fits surely??? 14 x 27.7 x 17

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Re: 87 Sperical bearing

Post by KDXGarage » 06:17 am May 31 2019

All Balls I think
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Re: 87 Sperical bearing

Post by bufftester » 05:41 pm May 31 2019

I could not find anything available from the commercial/industrial/aviation market that fits. Appears that Kawi only used it on a few models for a couple years. Best price I found on Ebay was 60$ You might get lucky and find a rod online for sale.

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Re: 87 Sperical bearing

Post by Kdxfan4130 » 06:33 pm May 31 2019

Contacted Kaman they could not find anything in that size. Everywhere on google says they are not available.
Possibly a used motorcycle parts dealer might have it off another bike as that brg was used in a few bikes back then
Restore rather than replace

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Re: 87 Sperical bearing

Post by KDXGarage » 12:38 am Jun 01 2019

I search by using a Crystal Magic 8-Ball. :cool:

https://www.allballsracing.com/27-1106.html

Ima teech y'all howta search, one deese days.

Long version:

You want 59266-1056, which is HIGH DOLLAR if you find one (or even two)

What does 59266-1056 fit?

This Kawasaki 59266-1056 JOINT-BALL,ROD Not Available fits the following models and components:

Kawasaki Motorcycle 1988 KDX200 - KDX200-C3 Rear suspension

Kawasaki Motorcycle 1987 KDX200 - KDX200-C2 Rear suspension

Kawasaki Motorcycle 1986 KDX200 - KDX200-C1 Rear suspension

Kawasaki Motorcycle 1985 KX500 - KX500-B1 Rear suspension

Kawasaki Motorcycle 1986 KX500 - KX500-B2 Rear suspension

Kawasaki Motorcycle 1985 KX250 - KX250-D1 Rear suspension

Kawasaki Motorcycle 1985 KX125 - KX125-D1 Rear suspension

Kawasaki ATV 1987 Tecate - KXT250-B2 Rear suspension

Kawasaki ATV 1986 Tecate - KXT250-B1 Rear suspension

Kawasaki Motorcycle 1986 KX250 - KX250-D2 Rear suspension

Does All Balls show those bearings for KDX200? NOPE. Are they available for 1985 KX250? Yes.

It also has swingarm bearings for the KDX in that kit (KX main link bearings).

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Re: 87 Sperical bearing

Post by 69candy » 05:33 am Jun 01 2019

KDX garage. Thankyou. Here is another option I discovered today. The bearing has a part number on it. GE14ES/K1. Punch that into your search engine!! Only comes up in England, not Australia, but cheap!!!!

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Re: 87 Sperical bearing

Post by KDXGarage » 12:43 pm Jun 01 2019

You're welcome.

Those bearings were not cheap from Kawasaki when the bike was relatively new. I bought a couple in the late 80's or early 1990's. I think I paid $22 or so, plus tax back then (plus labor to install).
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Re: 87 Sperical bearing

Post by targetman » 06:01 pm Jun 03 2019

Available from Off Road Innovation and Fredette

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