4–stroke air-cooled v-twin gasoline engine
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Third Edition (1) : Jul. 11, 2001 (K)
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
after bottom dead center
after top dead center
before bottom dead center
bottom dead center
before top dead center
pound(s) per square inch
revolution(s) per minute
top dead center
total indicator reading
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EMISSION CONTROL INFORMATION
To protect the environment in which we all live, Kawasaki has incorporated crankcase emission (1) and exhaust emission
(2) control systems (EM) in compliance with applicable regulations of the United States Environmental Protection Agency
and California Air Resources Board.
1. Crankcase Emission Control System