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89ish kdx hey there iv blown 2nd gear on my bike and don't know a lot about bikes but i can DIY could you email me the easiest way to fix this and things to watch out for tank68p@hotmail.com thanks mike

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The Kawasaki is very easy to work on but you will need either a press or a special set of case splitting tools to split the cases. The right side engine case comes off easy but the left side is difficult. I can walk you through the entire process but I need to know just how far you are able to tear the engine down before I start walking you through the job.
One thing, I don't believe in "micky mousing" anything, if you want to fix your motor just promise you will do it right. Trust me in the long run you will save lots of money and heartache by doing it right.
When you get back to me I'll also give you a list of what parts you will need to put your bike back together. I can even give you the name of a shop that I think will give you a very good price on parts and they have an online parts manual so you can see exactly what you need and give them the part numbers.

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