Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Valve Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Top End / Valves / Valve Installation

NOTICE

Do not lap the valve to the valve seat, using the grinding compound. It will come off oxide film treated surface of the valve.

Valve Stem [A] Oil Seal [B] Spring Seat [C] Closed Coil End [D] Valve Spring [E]: EX - Yellow Paint IN - White Paint (∼ ZX100JBF/KBF Early Models) Purple Paint (ZX100JBF/KBF Late Models ∼) Retainer [F] Split Keepers [G]

Valve Installation


Valve Removal
Remove the cylinder head (see Cylinder Head Removal). Remove the valve lifter and shim. Mark and record the valve lifter and shim locations so they can be installed in their original position ...

Valve Guide Removal
Remove: Valve (see Valve Removal) Oil Seal Spring Seat Heat the area around the valve guide to 120 150°C (248 302°F), and hammer lightly on the valve guide arbor [A] to remove ...

Other materials:

Connecting Rod Big End Bearing Insert/Crankpin Wear Inspection
Remove the connecting rod big end (see Connecting Rod Removal). Cut strips of plastigage to crankpin width. Place a strip on the crankpin parallel to the crankshaft installed in the correct position. Tighten the connecting rod big end nuts to the specified torque (see Connecting Rod I ...

Brake Hose and Pipe Damage and Installation Condition Inspection
Inspect the brake hoses, pipes and fittings for deterioration, cracks and signs of leakage. The high pressure inside the brake line can cause fluid to leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly maintained. Bend and twist the rubber hose while examining it. Replace the ...

Coolant Temperature Meter
The coolant temperature gauge indicates temperature of the engine coolant. The “ ” symbol is displayed if the coolant temperature meter is selected. A. Coolant Temperature Meter B. Warning Indicator Light (Red) C. “ ” Symbol If the coolant temperature is below 40°C (104°F ...