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yes i have a kicker installed. You have to have the battery installed to use the kicker. The battery cannot be all the way dead or the kicker will not work. The bike needs power to run the fuel pump. To give you an idea my battery was too dead to use the electric starter, but the bike fired right up with the kicker.
 

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QUOTE (FUELATV @ Sep 25 2007, 09:18 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=3467
yes i have a kicker installed. You have to have the battery installed to use the kicker. The battery cannot be all the way dead or the kicker will not work. The bike needs power to run the fuel pump. To give you an idea my battery was too dead to use the electric starter, but the bike fired right up with the kicker.
So if you leave the key on and the fuel pump doesn't work - you are screwed. But a pretty dead battery will start with the kick as long as the fuel pump still works.
 

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As long as there is enough charge in the battery for the fuel pump to cycle the bike will kick start. I dis connected the battery and the bike would not kick start. My battery was too dead to start with the electric starter ..... would not even turn over, BUT it would start with the kicker. I am very happy with the kicker.


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Here is the Factory Kawie part number for the Kick starter kit

99994-0097
 

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I dont necessarily think that the battery has to have any charge i think its just that the battery has to be there. cause i think that on a stone dead battery it would still start on the first or second kick cause the stator will put out enough juice for the fuel pump to run its just there has to be a place to store it.
 

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QUOTE (05greenmachine @ Sep 27 2007, 05:56 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=3489
I dont necessarily think that the battery has to have any charge i think its just that the battery has to be there. cause i think that on a stone dead battery it would still start on the first or second kick cause the stator will put out enough juice for the fuel pump to run its just there has to be a place to store it.
rember you must buy the case gasket, it doesnt come with the kicker parts.
 

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I did mine myself. It is about a 2 hour job. Not too hard. I have an impact and it is recommended.

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hey fuel,,,
how does the kicker work with heal guards????
do you have room to clear the heal guard when you kick it???
any pics???
 

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QUOTE (woodsZrider @ Feb 21 2008, 04:19 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=6765
hey fuel,,,
how does the kicker work with heal guards????
do you have room to clear the heal guard when you kick it???
any pics???

If you go to the Fuel ATV site, you can see his bike with the kicker. It looks "clean" and like it belongs there--I'm going to look into it as well...
 

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QUOTE (FUELATV @ Dec 3 2007, 08:47 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=4681
I did mine myself. It is about a 2 hour job. Not too hard. I have an impact and it is recommended.

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I did my Kick Start myself and it was not that hard to do. It is however the hardest kick start to KICK. I also can not get it to start in one kick even after letting it warm up.

Any how just wondering if everyone else's is also really stiff and hard to kick.
 
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