Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 Cylinder

Seth B /
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> Graham Motzing Wrote:

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> yeah .3 mm is a common first overbore

>

> you might be able to find an OEM or another aftermarket like SPI or

> Vertex that is a lot cheaper than wiseco.

>

> i'll buy wiseco for something really nice and racey but usually i stick

> with the cheap ones... they made KE100's up until the early 00's so it

> shouldn't be too hard to find shit for them

>

> i would say that if you have the choice to go with a plated bore vs.

> iron, you're probably money ahad grabbing the plated bore, especially if

> you plan on keeping it. You won't have to pay to have it bored/honed

> and it wont wear out as quickly. Plus if you get to the max oversize on

> an iron bore its junk... plated bores basically last forever and you

> just replace the cheap piston for this motorcycle stuff.

Unfortunately, a newer aluminum plated cylinder is an EBay Indonesia ~$300 crap shoot. They’re just not available. Iron ones really aren’t either, for reasonable prices. I kinda lucked out finding this one.

Now, if it was a 1990’s B motor, those are more common. But I think they’re different.

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  OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderTopic by: Seth B Seth B 03/02/20 10:13AM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Seth B Seth B 03/03/20 09:44AM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Ben Whittle Ben Whittle 03/03/20 03:24PM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Seth B Seth B 03/03/20 08:31PM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Probably Fred Probably Fred 03/04/20 02:09PM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Seth B Seth B 03/04/20 11:43PM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Graham Motzing Graham Motzing 03/05/20 10:29AM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Seth B Seth B 03/05/20 04:48PM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Probably Fred Probably Fred 03/05/20 06:01PM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Seth B Seth B 03/06/20 12:12AM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Angry Hipster Angry Hipster 03/04/20 01:31PM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Ryan F Ryan F 03/21/20 10:51PM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Seth B Seth B 03/22/20 12:13AM
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  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: David M. David M. 03/23/20 01:06AM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Ryan F Ryan F 03/23/20 11:45AM
  Re: OT: WTB 1979 Kawasaki KE100 CylinderRe: Seth B Seth B 03/23/20 01:06PM
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