Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Valve Seat Repair

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Top End / Valves / Valve Seat Repair

Repair the valve seat with the valve seat cutters [A].

Special Tools - Valve Seat Cutter Holder Bar [B]: 57001 -1128

Valve Seat Cutter Holder, 4.5 [C]: 57001 -1330

Valve Seat Repair


[For Exhaust Valve Seat] Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 27.5:
57001-1114 Valve Seat Cutter, 32° - 28:
57001-1119 Valve Seat Cutter, 60° - 25:
57001-1328 [For Intake Valve Seat] Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 32:
57001-1115 Valve Seat Cutter, 32° - 33:
57001-1199 Valve Seat Cutter, 60° - 33:
57001-1334

If the manufacturer’s instructions are not available, use the following procedure.

Valve Seat Inspection
Remove the valve (see Valve Removal). Check the valve seating surface [A] between the valve [B] and valve seat [C]. Measure the outside diameter [D] of the seating pattern on the valve seat ...

Seat Cutter Operation Care
1. This valve seat cutter is developed to grind the valve for repair. Therefore the cutter must not be used for other purposes than seat repair. 2. Do not drop or shock the valve seat cutter, or ...

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