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Cylinder Head Removal

Pull off the spark plug cap with a twisting motion. Remove the spark plug.

Take off the four cylinder head nuts, washers, and lockwashers. Slide the head off the studs. Remove the head gasket.

Installation Notes:

Use a new gasket to assure a good seal.

Clean out the carbon in the combustion chamber. Be careful not to scratch the aluminum cylinder head. Check the head for warp.

Tighten the cylinder head nuts in a crisscross pattern to 0.6 – 0.9 kg-m (4.5 – 6.5 lb-ft) of torque.

Cylinder Removal

Remove the muffler.

Remove the carburetor.

Remove the carburetor holder. If the oil pressure line is not to be replaced, do not loosen the banjo fitting on the carburetor holder.

Remove the cylinder head.

Move the cylinder stay aside by removing the bolt in the cylinder lug and loosening the one below the tank.

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