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Tires; Air Pressure Inspection/adjustment; Inspection - Kawasaki KDX200 Service Manual

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8-8 WHEELS
/
TIRES
Tires
Air Pressure Inspection/Adjustment
.
Using a tire air pressure gauge
[A},
measure the tire
press
ure
w
hen the
tires are
cold.
*
Adjust
the tire air p ressure to
SUit
track conditions and rider
preference,
but
do not stray too far from the recommended
pressure.
Track Condition
Tire Pressure
o
When the track is
wet
muddy,
sandy
or
slippery,
reduce the ure
pressure to
80
kPa
(0.8
increase the lire tread surface on th
e
kg/cm
1
,
11 psi)
ground.
1
o
When the
track
is pebbly or
hard,
j
increase the
l
ire pressure to prevent
l00kPa
(1.0
damage Of
punctures,
though the tires
kg/cm
2
,
14
psi)
will skid more
easily_
Inspection
As
the
t
ire
tread
[A] wears
down,
the tire becomes more susceptible
to
punct
ure
and
failure
.
Remove
an
y imbedded stones or other foreign particles from the tread
.
Visually inspect the tire for cracks and
cuts,
replacing the
tire
in case
of
bad
damage.
Swelling or high spots indicate internal
damage.
requiring tire
replacement.
To ensure safe handling and
stability, use
only th
e
recommended
standard tires lor
replacement,
Jnllated to the standard
pressure.
NOTE
o
Check the wheel when the tire is replaced with a new
one.
Standard TIre
Fn>nt
Size
801100.21 51M
Make
DUNLOP
Type
K490, Tube type
RNr:
Siz.
1oo/100.1859M
Make
DUNLOP
Type
K695,
Tube type

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