She wanted to learn how to wrench and ride so we found an old pile to tear down and fix up.
Here's what we started with.
The thing needed a few parts but we got lucky and picked up a roller on eBay for $20 that had a bunch of good stuff still hanging off it.
After breaking both bikes down and picking the best from the lot we wound up with a bit nicer end result than was imagined at the start. Total cost for the bike and rework was around $200.
Makes me wish I was a kid again.
Here are some specs on the KD 100 from various sources.
|Make and Model||Kawasaki KD100-M2|
|Correct Color||Quick Silver w/Black fenders|
|M2 Frame Serial Number Range||KD100M-005001 to 012506|
|M2 Engine Serial Number Range||KD100ME005001 to 012509|
|Dry Weight||154 lbs|
|Seat Height||27.5 in|
|Ground Clearance||6.3 in|
|Engine||99 cc (6.04 cid) air cooled rotary valve 2-stroke 1-cylinder|
|Bore x Stroke||1.95 x 2.04 in (49.5 mm x 51.8 mm)|
|Maximum Horsepower||8.5 at 6500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||7 lb/ft at 5500 rpm|
|Carb Air Screw Setting||1-1/4 turns out|
|Idle Speed Setting||Lowest stable rpm around 1300 ±100|
|Ignition System||Fixed Advance Flywheel Magneto|
|Spark Plug||NGK B7HS 0.024-0.028 in gap|
|Ignition Timing||20° btdc|
|Point Gap||0.012-0.016 in|
|Transmission||5-speed Constant Mesh|
|Shift Pattern||N-1-2-3-4-5 from bottom up|
|Gear Ratios||1st-2.92, 2nd-1.76, 3rd-1.30, 4th-1.09, 5th-0.96|
|Transmission Oil||0.64 (about 2/3) qts SE class SAE 10W30 or 10W40|
|Drive Chain Slack||0.59-0.98 in|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||1.58 gal|
|Fuel/Oil Mix Ratio||50:1|