Once i get the cylinder honed, the only remaining problem is the crankshaft shim.. And i have a few questions.
1. In the manual it gives a solution to the problem i'm having of the crank NOT spinning when the cover on (by hand).
2. And i just can't wrap what's left of my brain around the instructions, i guess use a caliper to measure? (instructions circled in red)
(my brother has been helping me, he's fairly knowledgeable with this stuff, but more Diesel engines than anything) and he says to use a dial indicator set up, and to use this* as a spec for end play. and that would help us get the measurements needed in picture #2.
1st pic is the runout. But is it the same as crankshaft end play? 🤔
2nd pic is of the instructions (solution) to get the correct shim.
I don't know, maybe this makes sense the way i wrote it.
Hello everyone. I’m looking into getting a UTV to mainly use at the hunting lease. Need to be able to haul around gear and decoys and at least one dog kennel. Would also like to use occasionally around the neighborhood (Golf carts and UTVs are allowed in my area). I know I want a 4x4 and don’t necessarily need something that’s gonna go 40-50 mph. I’m an engineer and enjoy maintaining all me vehicles/ toys so I can give something a once over and notice any glaring defect but I have a few UTV questions
Is there anything I should watch out for? Any specific questions I need to ask the seller? How many hour/ miles is too many? I want something used but not used up. Anyone feel their UTV has been underpowered- should I get at least a YYY cc engine?
Theres a 2014 Kawasaki Mule 4x4 XC with a nice 5x10 trailer for sale that I’ve been eyeing, anyone have good/bad comments about this particular vehicle?
Hell to the group. I am new to the forum and have been searching everywhere for some information about the KAF950 engine. I have 2 of these engines and I am wondering if there is any performance upgrades that can be done to these engines relatively easy. I dabble in the metal fab worl and I really enjoy build rat rods and such. I plan on building a rat rod style trike and I am wanting to use one of these engines as the power plant. The engines I have are the older mechanical style no computers or any of that. Any tips and info will be greatly appeciated.
I've got a 2006 mule 610 4x4 that was inherited by my wife. It has 1300 hrs on it & was in pretty bad shape cosmetically. It did however run but was hard to go into gear. It never seemed to get up to max speed.
I cleaned it up & replaced a few plastic parts, seat covers plus the front mounted winch. It ran for a few miles, then when I stopped & put it in reverse it would not move. You give it gas & it seems like it has the brake on.
I pulled the primary cover off & the primary clutch turns but the secondary clutch will not move when you try & turn it by hand.