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Kawasaki Bayou 220 Used Engine

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have a bayou 220...top end is out...cam and lifters worn too much is apart and shop tells me that i need about $500 in parts  plus another 500 labor to put back  together.....wonder if anyone has a good used 220 or 250 engine, if i recall either will fit it... i can put in this little booger.  i like it is easily transportable in my pickup bed.  am near akron, ohio....

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ok got another 220 bayou....starts and idles a bit fast with choke out...move choke slightly off and idles down a bit , then runs at fast idle for minuteor2 then dies out like either out of gas or maybe too much?  think mite be a 98...trying to check vin next.

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I have a 98 Bayou that is having a similar problem.  Starts, runs and idles.  Once you give it gas at higher RPM it bogs down and then cuts off.  Any help would be beneficial.  It is a new aftermarket carb.

 

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well mine don't no more..believe the engine froze up....cannot turn it over by hand nor starter, never did get to the carb to check that, though people i bought it from claim took it to shop twice and worked on/ cleaned carb etc and still same problem.that why they sold it..tho that is now moot....idled the dang thing3 times for just a minute and died each time now tis dead.  best to get proper carb or rebuild old one...chinese jobs do not do it!  also check the rubber carb boots for cracks as that causes problems as well...

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well found out the idiot problem....p.o.has wrong battery in it!...and hooked up wires wrong!!!!...still a problem with the carb tho so will be getting rebuilt at the shop...will then see!!!

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