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Which Engine Have I Got?

Hi Guy's newbie here, i have just aquired an import Xt600 tenere in very good nick apart from the engine. Serial no says its a 55W & the engine no matches this.I have taken the head off & the cam & bearing journals are knackered but i see the head casting has 1vj on it?.is this ok or has someone been changing bits? The Barrel has 34K02 on the left side.I need to know which model engine to get new bits for, so can someone put me right please
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Also if anyone has a parts pdf for my bike i would be gratefull
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Sounds like an early kick only engine - am I right???

What parts do you need - I may be able to help.
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Hi Tom ,yes kick start only engine ,i'm making a list at present so will let you know what i need

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