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Michael Rogers

2000 Kawasaki Bayou 220 - CAM, Valves, Timing

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Ok, another newbie post here. Checking this stuff out in issues with lost compression. Wondering if anyone can tell by the pics and video of the cam is good, and whether you can see anything visibly with the valves and timing gear.

Any input would be a great help. Been researching  youtube videos, but just not sure.

2000 Bayou 220

Valves

I could test the exhaust, it looked like it was opening, closing and seating ok, but not sure about the intake.

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CAM - looks like some wear on the outer ridges on both in spots, and one lobe to me looks kind of weird, but I don't know.

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pour solvent in head to do a quick check if valves are sealing, the cam looks great but is hard to tell from pictures, usually the rocker arms will have wear spots along with the cam lobes. service manual will have measurements to check wear on cam also.

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4 hours ago, gillies_robert said:

pour solvent in head to do a quick check if valves are sealing, the cam looks great but is hard to tell from pictures, usually the rocker arms will have wear spots along with the cam lobes. service manual will have measurements to check wear on cam also.

Thanks for the response. That will be my next step.

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