Kawasaki KZ650 cafe-racer. Starter restoration. Part 4.

And here is the last part of Kawasaki KZ650 electrical starter restoration story. All I had to do was to finish the job as  to install another end cap with gears in it with assembling marks aligned.

Screw two bolts and install starter motor pinion. Just don’t forget to install it with chamfered teeth facing out.

Kawasaki KZ650 restored starter motorAfter restoration the starter motor looked much better than before.

Kawasaki KZ650 restored starter motor Kawasaki KZ650 restored starter motor Kawasaki KZ650 restored starter motor Kawasaki KZ650 restored starter motor Kawasaki KZ650 restored starter motor Kawasaki KZ650 restored starter motor Starter looks great. But let’s check if it works. For those, who as me is not a fan of electrical sparks, I highly recommend using a starter relay. I made simple assembly to test the starter:

Kawasaki KZ650 restored starter motor testingJust don’t forget to press the starter motor to the table with your hand as it will try to jump once you switch it on. Here is a short video:

Yet another one unit is ready so we are moving forward (even if slowly) with our Kawasaki KZ650 project.

 

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