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Old 11-26-2012, 07:54 PM
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Kawasaki engine repair

I have a FH430V-BSO4. I reringed it last winter. It ran for > 30 hrs. and started smoking again. I plan to rering it again. Is there an oil pump system ? If so, is it the rotar pumps ( part #s 16154 & 16154A ) ? Or what else could I be looking at ?
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:10 PM
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Gw....if you got about 30 hours out of a rebuild...don't know how to break it to you...but...
You either missed something..or made some mistakes...should have gotten a minimum of 500 hrs...
Could be something simple like a leaking headgasket..???
Do a leakdown test...check the condition of your sparkplugs...

A lot of people rebuild one engine....few build more than 10..I stopped counting at 200...
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:22 PM
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Piston Slapper, thanks for your response. I probably missed something. Could have nicked the gasket or ???? Will try your recomenditions. Thanks again.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:28 PM
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Make sure the carb didn't flood and fill up the crankcase with fuel...check your oil level...
That would make it smoke...check the easy stuff first..
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:51 PM
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If you have to go back into it, Mic your cylinder bores..... Did you check ring end gaps before re-assembly ?

Deglaze/re-crosshatch the bores ?

There is a 0.5" over-sized ring set you can get if the bores worn over standard but less than total over-sized reject......
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Torque on bolts

[QUOTE=gw.stroud;4594300]I have a FH430V-BSO4. What is the torque on the bolts on head gaskets ?
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Old 02-06-2013, 05:36 PM
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Did the air filter have a leak and not seal proper?

If so it will eat the rings quick.
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I have a FH430V-BSO4. What is the torque on the bolts on head gaskets ?




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Old 02-06-2013, 09:33 PM
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If you have to go back into it, Mic your cylinder bores..... Did you check ring end gaps before re-assembly ?

Deglaze/re-crosshatch the bores ?

There is a 0.5" over-sized ring set you can get if the bores worn over standard but less than total over-sized reject......
Its 0.50mm over. They need to be used with the matching oversized pistons and the block needs to be bored. Its about 0.020" over
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:53 PM
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Thanks for the clarification on a 2+ month old post pugsy.....Musta been one of my bad hair days.....
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