Product Write Up – Genuine Kawasaki Fuel Petcock Assembly 51023-0024
Need to replace your fuel petcock with a new Genuine Kawasaki part? Sometimes these dirt bikes are in too rough a shape to rebuild or your client just wants a new one. When an aftermarket unit won’t do, here is the parts.wiki info on Kawasaki OEM number 51023-0024.
parts.wiki Model Applications:
Kawasaki KX100 2001-2017
Kawasaki KX65 2000-2017
Kawasaki KX85 2001-2017
Kawasaki KX125 1999-2004
Kawasaki KX250 1999-2002
Description: This part goes by many names around the world, here are just a few: Fuel Petcock, Gas Valve, Fuel Tap, Petrol Valve. Petrol Tap, Fuel Switch
Features: A simple gravity fed fuel petcock with just an “On” and “Off” position. No reserve position. Single, mesh type in-tank filter, possibly nylon material. Includes the special o-ring that sits between the tank and petcock. The fuel line output is vertical and down. You’ll find this similar petcock body type used in all sorts of Yamahas and Kawasakis with various fuel line output direction and sizes. This assembly is rebuildable with a kit from K&S Technologies 55-4001 or from K&L Supply 18-2727 . With modern fuel, you may find youself rebuilding fuel petcocks more frequently.
Part Number Supersession History: Over the years this part has had 4 different part numbers. This is the part number history in order of oldest to newest, left to right respectively —-> 51023-1257, 51023-1338, 51023-1339, 51023-0024
Dimensions: 35mm bolt hole center to center. Tank Side Base is 56.6mm x 20.6mm Oval.
Original Manufacturer: As the detailed photo below shows, there is the iconic “M” marking on the petcock assembly. If you’ve owned motorcycles, you’re probably seen this stamp or something similar on your carburetor body. This marking indicates this is made by MIKUNI Corporation of Japan. Mikuni is one of the major fuel related parts manufacturers and suppliers to the big four (Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Yamaha).