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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-09-2018, 10:29 PM Thread Starter
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swapping out used ebay motor

Just bought an 01 800 classic with a blown motor. Planning on buying a used motor off ebay and was wondering if anyone has any experience or any good reference material on how to swap out and drop on the used motor on the bike. first time ive attempted this so any help would be apprciated thanks.
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I swapped my 800A engine several years ago. I used the Kawasaki service manual as a guide. I used a floor jack to lift the engine into position. See if you can enlist a helper because it's awkward getting the mounting bolts lined up. Aside from the physical labor, it's not difficult. I took mine out on a Saturday, put the new one in on Sunday. Good Luck!

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