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 ...

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Engine Vacuum Synchronization Inspection
NOTE These procedures are explained on the assumption that the intake and exhaust systems of the engine are in good condition. Situate the motorcycle so that it is vertical. Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner ...

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal
NOTICE The KIBS hydraulic unit [A] has been adjusted and set with precision at the factory. Therefore, it should be handled carefully, never struck sharply, as with a hammer, or allowed to fall on a hard surface. Be careful not to get water or mud on the KIBS hydraulic unit. Drain the b ...

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 ...