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Big Bore Kit
Big Bore Stroker Kit
Top End Kit With Cylinder - 2-Stroke
Factory Cylinder Kit
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I installed the 290cc big bore kit on my YZ250F along with the hot cams stage1 cams. Nice improvement in the low to mid range power with no loss on top end. Allows me to be even lazier in the trails with plenty of roll on torque, LOL. Some tuning advise after installing this kit you will need to go down in jet size or it will be too rich. Yeah I know just the opposite of what you would think.
Installed this after 5 hours the pin found it's way out the side of the piston destroying the piston and cylinder. Faulty hardware
My son needed just a little extra out of his yz85, so 3 years ago I upgraded his top end to the 105cc big bore, and just like that he was back in the game, keeping up with the bigger bikes. Didn’t have a single problem with installation and even picked up extra set of rings and it lasted almost 3 seasons. Also no machining required.
Fun to install and what an incredible change in performance!!!! The sound of the engine is a much deeper tone. Great for someone who doesn't necessarily know alot about engines. Follow the instructions and feel like you own your engine and its capability. It's very enpowering.
I have recently installed the BBK and the stage 2 intake and exhaust cams. The power gain is amazing. My ‘08 DRZ 400sm had 33,000 miles on it. Instead of reringing it I dropped some coin and went with BBK and cams. I’m so happy I did. Installation was easy, I have almost 500 miles on the kit so far with no problems. I just recieved my fcr 39 and will be installing it tomorrow. This thing has really come alive with BBK and cams, can’t wait to see what the fcr does
This kit absolutely made my bike stomp all competition track and trail once paired with a ported racing cylinder head and the correct jets. This is money well spent. The last test the bike was clocked at 128mph on stock sprockets. Kudos to Athens and a list of other upgrades
Get your cylinder machined rather than buy this mass produced one. I dont think the quality is there. I would probably just take a stock 125 and do other mods to it. Not enough gain for the money imo.
I have 2 2004 CRFs, one stock and one big bore. Big difference in power and really aggressive bark. Much more torque on hand. You have to have intake valves on spec to start the extra displacement. I may go for kibblewhite valves to keep the compression over time.
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Question asked by Puff
Question:Q: Where Can i purchase a replacement piston for my 2015 yz Athena 105 bigbore kit?Question asked 5 days 5 hours ago
Question asked by Walker
Question:Q: I have a 2015 Yamaha 250f. Will I have to bore the case halfs?Question asked 1 month 24 days ago
Question answered by PaulUser's contributor status: Top 1Question answered 1 month 24 days agoAnswer: A: The Athena Big Bore Kit does not require modifications to the cases.
The Athena Big Bore Kit is model-specific. To help us to provide accurate information, we will need to know if your 250F is the Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki, or Yamaha.
Question asked by kmod42
Question:Q: I have a @009 Kawasaki KX250f. Does anyone know if the cases will need to modified for the 290cc kit???Question asked 1 month 25 days ago
Question answered by PaulUser's contributor status: Top 1Question answered 1 month 25 days agoAnswer: A: The Athena Big Bore Kit is available for your 2009 Kawasaki KX250F. The kit includes the oversized cylinder, piston and all necessary seals and gaskets. This kit does not require modifying the cases.
Question asked by Jhf2005
Question:Q: Will the stock head fit onto the kx65 big bore kit?Question asked 2 months 13 days ago
Question answered by robertUser's contributor status: Top 10Question answered 2 months 13 days agoAnswer: A: No the kit will include an matching head.
Question asked by Semaj
Question:Q: What piston come in the kit for a 05 trx450rQuestion asked 4 months 16 days ago
Question answered by robertUser's contributor status: Top 10Question answered 4 months 16 days agoAnswer: A: The kit will include a 97mm Athena piston.
Question asked by Josh780
Question:Q: Got a 2003 yz250 2 stroke Blew my top end up looking to replace. With the Athena big bore for this bike and if so is there any mods I need to do ?Question asked Over 9 months ago
Question answered by CodyGearheadUser's contributor status: Top 25Question answered Over 9 months agoAnswer: A: Some kits require case boring and it will specify in the instructions. Otherwise this kit should bolt right up without any other parts.
Question asked by bgsgaming
Question:Q: I was wondering something about the kit. It will fit my bike, yes. But will I need to do anything to crank,etc. will I only need to adjust things like values, and carb? Is there anything else Ill need to do to the bike when installed or installingQuestion asked Over 9 months ago
Question asked by Jason
Question:Q: Will I need to buy anything else to install this on a 2017 Yamaha WR250R like a fuel pack or something?Question asked Over 10 months ago
Question answered by robertUser's contributor status: Top 10Question answered Over 10 months agoAnswer: A: The bike will need to be tuned to the bigbore kit, a fuel injection tuner like the one from jd jetting may be a good option to look in to. This will insure the bike is running at peak conditions.
Question asked by Locster
Question:Q: Will I have to bore the cases rmz450 with athena big bore kit 100 mmQuestion asked Over 10 months ago
Question answered by Trevor GearheadUser's contributor status: Top 10Question answered Over 10 months agoAnswer: A: It doesn't look like that's needed on an RMZ450.
Question asked by StangBang2647
Question:Q: With this kit on a 2019 YZ125, will I need to bore the case or is this a bolt-n-go kit?Question asked Over 11 months ago
Question answered by DaveGearheadUser's contributor status: Top 10Question answered Over 11 months agoAnswer: A: You will need to bore the cases for that bike. Here are the notes from Athena's site:
ATTENTION! To assemble the cylinder kit P400485100030 Ø 58 you need to make the boring of the engine crankcase.All ATHENA products, which are manufactured with higher displacement and power than those permitted by law of the country where the end user lives, are intended solely for competition-sports usage. Use on public roads as well as in aeronautics and marine is prohibited. ATHENA is not responsible for any different usage.The customer takes full responsibility that the distribution of the articles purchased from Athena is in line with the current regulations of his country and therefore frees Athena from whatever responsability in this matter.