Kymco XCITING 500 - Service Manual > Cylinder Head Installation
Install the dowel pins and new cylinder head gasket as shown.
Install the cylinder head.
Apply engine oil to the cylinder head bolt (9) threads.
Install the two cylinder bolts and cylinder head bolt (9) but do not tighten them.
Install the water stop collar, gasket and water joint.
Install and tighten the two bolts to the specified torque.
Torque: 12 N*m (1.2 kgf*m, 9 lbf*ft)
Install gasket and pair reed valve.
Install and tighten the four bolts securely.
Install the new O-rings onto the insulator and intake pipe.
Install the insulator with the O-ring face the cylinder head.
Install the intake pipe and tighten the two bolts securely.
ROCKER ARM INSTALLATION
Apply engine oil to the rocker arms and rocker arm shafts Install the rocker arms, rocker arm shafts and washers.
Tighten the rocker arm shaft to the specified torque.
Torque: 45 N*m (4.5 kgf*m, 32 lbf*ft)
Remove the rock arms. Remove the two bolts, intake pipe and insulator. Remove the two bolts, two nuts, pair reed valve and gasket.
Turn the crankshaft clockwise, align the "T" mark on the flywheel with the index mark on the right crankcase cover. Apply molybdenum disulfide oil to the camshaft journals of the camshaft holder.