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old barn find with issues

Post by terryb505 » 10:48 am Feb 12 2019

hello guys, im new to this site because of my recent find of a '91 kdx250. I also own a '78 kz1000a I bought new in sept. of 1978. back to my issue of the kdx 250. this has been sitting for at least 5 years. I was told it ran when it was parked. front brake rotor n caliper missing. throttle cable no good. clutch cable no good. kick starter gear wouldn't engage. I pulled the side cover to get at the starter gear and was able to get that to work, it will kick over now. the problem I have now is when I pulled that cover a nylon gear fell out in 3 pieces. from what i've found on the internet is part no. 59051 if im looking at it right. haven't been able to find anything in the way of a free service manual yet or any luck finding that part. with this bike being 28 yrs. old are there still parts available? sorry for the long question but wanted to throw out all the info I have.

thanks guys for reading and for any info you may have to share.

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Re: old barn find with issues

Post by rungrandpa » 11:42 am Feb 12 2019

I have a 90 KDX and I buy replacement parts from Babbitts and Partzilla.
https://www.kawasakipartshouse.com/oemp ... ycle/parts
https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/kawasaki/motorcycle
I would look for the caliper and disc on ebay.
My buddy used to ride a turbo charged K1000 in the 70's. I rode an H-2. I could beat him in a drag race until we hit about 110 or 120.
I'm glad I have my arms and legs after living through that period of my life.

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Re: old barn find with issues

Post by KDXGarage » 05:15 pm Feb 12 2019

Welcome to kdxrider.net.

Look on the diagrams rungrandpa mentioned. If a part is not available, you might find one on eBay in new or used condition.

All the KDX manuals are copyright protected, and kdxrider.net does not want to get involved in any copyright concerns.

KDX250's need the 1989 - 1994 KDX200 service manual, plus the KDX250 supplement manual.
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Re: old barn find with issues

Post by terryb505 » 05:25 pm Feb 12 2019

:grin: great info from those 2 replies I will check them out when I get the chance. Thanks again

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