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Camshaft, Camshaft Cap Wear Inspection; Camshaft Runout Inspection; Cam Wear Inspection - Kawasaki vn 800 classic Service Manual

1996-2006.
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Camshaft, Camshaft Chain

Camshaft, Camshaft Cap Wear Inspection

Measure each clearance between the camshaft journal
and the camshaft cap using plastigage (press gauge) [A].
Tighten:
Torque - Camshaft Cap Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18.0 ft·lb)
Do not turn the camshaft when the plastigage is be-
tween the journal and camshaft cap.
If any clearance exceeds the service limit, measure the
diameter of each camshaft journal with a micrometer.
Camshaft Journal, Camshaft Cap Clearance
0.028 ∼ 0.071 mm (0.0011 ∼ 0.0028 in.)
Standard:
Service Limit: 0.16 mm (0.006 in.)
If the camshaft journal diameter is less than the service
limit, replace the camshaft with a new one and measure
the clearance again.
Camshaft Journal Diameter
26.950 ∼ 26.972 mm (1.0610 ∼ 1.0619 in.)
Standard:
Service Limit: 26.92 mm (1.060 in.)
If the clearance still remains out of the limit, replace the
cylinder head unit.

Camshaft Runout Inspection

Remove the camshaft.
Set the camshaft in a camshaft alignment jig or on V
blocks.
Measure runout with a dial gauge at the specified place
as shown.
If the runout exceeds the service limit, replace the shaft.
Camshaft Runout
Service Limit:

Cam Wear Inspection

Remove the camshaft.
Measure the height [A] of each cam with a micrometer.
If the cams are worn down past the service limit, replace
the camshaft.
Cam Height
Standard
35.305 ∼ 35.413 mm
Inlet
(1.3900 ∼ 1.3942 in.)
35.033 ∼ 35.141 mm
Exhaust
(1.3792 ∼ 1.3835 in.)
NOTE
TIR 0.1 mm (0.004 in.)
Service Limit
35.21 mm
(1.386 in.)
34.93 mm
(1.375 in.)
ENGINE TOP END 5-17

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