Stroker’s KLX 300 Stage 1 Mods

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Kawasaki KLX 300
Kawasaki KLX 300

Stroker’s KLX 300 Stage 1 Mods

Kawasaki introduced their new KLX 300 machine to the world, we sang but its praises. Hail to the suspension! to the dual overhead-cam four-… Hail to its 231.5 pound dry

Hail! Hail! Hail!

as in life, nothing’s perfect. In terms the KLX suffers from a case of constipation and a touch of Technically speaking, both the intake and exhaust systems are restricted.

Fortunately, there is a in the house.

Stroker Inc. out of California, offers a full of engine, suspension, performance and modifications for Kawasaki’s KLX. legend Larry Roeseler the company after working closely with Kawasaki’s race team.

Stroker just try to sell you parts. The has a great deal of experience up bikes for a variety of riders and When you call you’ll likely reach Larry

Tell him you’re a great what kind of rider you are and you are trying to accomplish, and he’ll a common sense solution.

We to Roeseler about the KLX’s of throttle response. He told us we need a new carburetor, throttle and pipe. Roeseler states the is that Kawasaki fitted a CV on the KLX.

Constant velocity are common in street bike where they produce acceleration and reduce engine CV’s prevent an engine being fed more fuel it can handle.

With a CV carb, the at which its slide opens is more on engine vacuum physical throttle response or Whack the throttle open or it on quickly and the slide will only as fast as engine builds. When riding if you need a burst of power to over an obstacle or steer a wash, you’ll need to what you want from the well in advance, not to mention the clutch more than

Stroker sent us a pipe, and throttle. Here’s what we Remove the stock air filter and it with a KX 500 part. It’s and will flow more Stroker recommends against the airbox lid, but since been doing a bit of wet weather we choose instead to modify the lid to more air flow.

We simply rectangular cuts in the box lid and used glue to fasten nylon where plastic had been.

The full-turn throttle fitted as on the KLX is a carpal tunnel sufferer’s Stroker sent us a Motion Pro CR Pro complete with a custom made for the KLX. Once in, a quarter turn and the KLX will full power.

This modification is a must if you choose not to buy a pipe or carburetor. It some getting used to, but is worth learning.

Next, the stock exhaust header and compare it to the Stroker unit. okay to ooh then aah. The pipe is much larger and of horsepower.

Kawasaki KLX 300

Remove the gas tank and shrouds and you are ready to replace the Roeseler provided us with a TM33-8012 flat slide with the following base

The carb kit comes with instructions, but we made some to save time and energy. the carburetor requires you to modify the head-stay. Rather than cut material from the head-stay as we cut the welded nuts from the bracket and doubled up the brackets on the side of the stay, leaving no on the right side.

This method leaves room for installation, but we have yet to if it will cause any problems use.

In order for the gas tank to the top of the carb it must be raised. We a 1/4-inch piece of rubber to the rubber mount using liquid adhesive. Seat or fit is not compromised in any way.

As simple as it is, the head pipe is a work of Sporting more girth and divergent bends than the unit, it’s clear it was designed to do — flow of exhaust. Larry tells us the head pipe is actually the unit as used on Kawasaki’s KLX It has abrupt internal welds and its face does not mate with the exhaust port. But he the stock silencer works well and did not feel it was worth a substitute at this time.

Our Stroker pipe fit without more effort than a few taps from a rubber However, you won’t be able to use the clamp to mount the silencer you modify it. We opted for a heavy-duty clamp.

The combined changes made have transformed our into a more rideable at minimal cost and effort. Our KLX much harder at all speeds, no lags off idle and requires far work to ride. Initially, the specs above were too for riding in the Northeast U.S. but the needle one position cleaned up and stopped the occasional backfiring we in chop-throttle situations.

Stroker’s carb kit, includes the throttle and cable, for $325. The exhaust header is The cost, installation time and are well worth the trouble.

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Kawasaki KLX 300
Kawasaki KLX 300
Kawasaki KLX 300
Kawasaki KLX 300


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