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Cant find shims for '89 kawasaki zxr250

I bought a kawasaki zxr250 1989 model, but the head of the engine had a few shims missing...
a got a couple of shims that fit a 400cc, but if i sand them down to 250cc size, they wont be tough or hard enough... i cant find original zxr250 shims anywhere... got any ideas for me or hints on how to solve the dilemma please let me know. i would really appreciate any help...
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Hi .... You might have to go through Kawasaki or a good dealer may have some in his workshop. Do not sand or grind the ones you have as you will remove or reduce surface hardness. A good engineering firm (with an accurate lathe) could make you a few in Stubbs steel if you provide a pattern and state the sizes you require.
Tell me where you are based and I might be able to make suggestions.

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