KDX 250 oil pump info

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  1. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Long timer

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    I have a water cooled KDX 250, I would guess 94 - 96 vintage. I have been running it on pre mix because I do not trust the oil pump, the bike is a bit of a hack. The pump works & I would rather run it as intended but I have no idea how to service or calibrate it for my piece of mind. Can any body supply some info or links with diagrams so I can check it?

    Yes, I'm a bodger unfortunately, mechanics is not my strong point & I always need guidance, I do everything wrong the first time.... All help appreciated.
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  2. peter650

    peter650 Been here awhile

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    If i was you, i would keep it on premix. That way you can be 100% sure your motor is getting oil, and how much it's getting.
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  3. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Long timer

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    My concern is that the pump may be lubricating other parts of the engine, I know bugger all about them & am struggling to get info off the web.
    Cheers for the reply.
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  4. PistonPants

    PistonPants Crankcase Scavenger

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    If oil disappears from the tank then it reaches rings rods and mains. Monitor fuel vs oil consumption. A ratio will emerge. Who are we to second guess Kawasaki's engineers? Honestly I thought all KDX's never had injectors. Ether way works.
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  5. Shocktower

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    The Anti-Pump guy :norton
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  6. welder

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    I did not realize kdx's had oil pumps. I thought they were premix right from the factory
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  7. theMISSIONARY

    theMISSIONARY hunting and riding!!

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    we had the KDX 250SR(Japanese model) here in Australia they were a good bike.....however they are now old and being over there have fun trying to find parts new
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  8. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Long timer

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    Where those bikes road legal? Mine still has the wiring loom on it & a steel tank, everything else is probably lying in the bush somewhere... The motor is basically a KX so I'm told.
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  9. theMISSIONARY

    theMISSIONARY hunting and riding!!

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    yes and steel tank is the "SR" model :wink: there was also a KDX200SR so the pump Might (if your lucky) be the same
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  10. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Long timer

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    Thank you. I will carry on with my research.
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