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 Maintenance - Engines

This is just a general guide.
If you are about to do your own maintenance, using these pages, I take no responsibility if you get things wrong!


Starting with the head,
The head of an engine, which comprises of these parts:
Camshafts & Rockers
(Over head cams)
What they are and what they do
checking for wear
about high lift cams
(Crank cams to follow)
Under Construction
 Rockers,  Tappets & Valves
What they are and what they do
how to remove valves
checking for wear/damage
how to re-grind a valve
setting tappets
Under Construction
The power then come through the combustion chamber through the
piston, through the connection rod to the crank.
Bores & Pistons
What they are and what they do
checking bore for damage
checking piston for damage
checking rings for damage
Under Construction
Connecting Rods & Cranks
What they are and what they do
checking big end for damage
checking small end
checking journals (mains & big ends)
Under Construction
 & then down into the gear box through the clutch
Clutches
What they are and what they do
checking adjustment
checking for wear
Under Construction
Gears & Selectors
What they are and what they do
checking for damage/wear
Under Construction
Where through the main drave shaft connects to the front sprocket.
see, chains and sprockets!
Two stroke fault diagnoses on a:
Kawasaki KX 250
2 stroke single cylinder
The old pages
Kawasaki GPZ RX1000
Twin Cam - straight four-16valve
engine rebuild - tappets not shown shown
Honda VT500 Twin
How to remove engine, part 1
Gilera 125 Runner
Two-Stroke-single Pot
Complete engine rebuild
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