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KLE engine replacement

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does anyone know which other engines will fit in a 91 kle 500 eg: gpz. also i need a source for parts in the uk incase i rebuild mine, piston rings cam chain etc.
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The EN500, the little cruiser
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My mechanic told me that he has put an Versys engine on a KLE 500 02 mod. he did some mods for the fuel pump to fit in the tank.i believe him, but i haven't see the bike because it was sold in another city (thessaloniki)
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My mechanic told me that he has put an Versys engine on a KLE 500 02 mod. he did some mods for the fuel pump to fit in the tank.i believe him, but i haven't see the bike because it was sold in another city (thessaloniki)
Hmmm.. I was thinking about it but I think it maybe too tall with downdraft throttle bodies being very hard to fit.... woul dbe interested to know if that mech did actually fit it in?
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KLE 400 Kle 500

Does anyone know if engine parts of the EN 400 fit the KLE 400???
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hi

does anyone know which other engines will fit in a 91 kle 500 eg: gpz. also i need a source for parts in the uk incase i rebuild mine, piston rings cam chain etc.
thanks in advance

Scotty
the gpz engine will go straight in a kle frame but you need to either use a gpz wiring loom and cdi as well or to get the rotor/flywheel and generator cover off the kle and into the gpz. the rotor pick up points and cdi unit thingy all need to match.
im having a go at the moment.
got an old kle in the yard and have the engine in ok. just trying to work out how to adapt the back light socket as the gpz back light is wired differently and the loom needs adapting to fit the kle back light. . ..
been having fun messing about with it anyway . .
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oh - the er5 engine fits too, but same problem, cdi unit and rotor need to match i think. i did see a thing about adapting the flywheel to match but went a bit beyond me. . .
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the gpz engine will go straight in a kle frame but you need to either use a gpz wiring loom and cdi as well or to get the rotor/flywheel and generator cover off the kle and into the gpz. the rotor pick up points and cdi unit thingy all need to match.
im having a go at the moment.
got an old kle in the yard and have the engine in ok. just trying to work out how to adapt the back light socket as the gpz back light is wired differently and the loom needs adapting to fit the kle back light. . ..
been having fun messing about with it anyway . .
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jeez, guys; it'd be cheaper and less hassle to rebuild the engine you've got, wouldn't it?
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jeez, guys; it'd be cheaper and less hassle to rebuild the engine you've got, wouldn't it?
i reckon it might be but i don't have a kle engine to rebuild see? just a gpz engine and wiring loom and a few spares. . .
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