94 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 (EN-500) Same engine as (EX-500)

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94 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 (EN-500) Same engine as (EX-500)

Post by triangles » Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:52 pm

I am fuel injecting a 1994 Kawasaki Vulcan 500. It's a 500CC parallel twin. I am trying to find a suitable pair of throttle bodies. I am thinking the Kawasaki Ninja 650R might be a good candidate. Although I fear the 38mm throttle body may be too big considering the stock carbs are 34mm and on the newer EN500's they have 32mm carbs.

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Re: 94 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 (EN-500) Same engine as (EX-500)

Post by js1tr3 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:19 am

I plan to play with a set of throttle bodies from a R6 on my 1982 CB450sc, which also has 34mm CV carbs. I'll let you know how it goes.

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Re: 94 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 (EN-500) Same engine as (EX-500)

Post by Sluggy » Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:25 pm

I found several twin throttle bodies for Ninja 650's on eBay. I don't know if the 500 is the exact same manifold dimensions, but it would not shock me at all if they were.

I'm using mine for a VW trike. The twin TB is spaced identically to popular Weber/Delorto carburetors and they will attach to a common aftermarket manifold with only a simple adapter plate.

Robert

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