Apply adhesive cement to the innermost area of the left
handlebar grip and all-around inner surface of the left han-
dlebar grip hole entrance and also apply it to the roulette
area on the handlebars.
The left handlebar grip must be installed with the projec-
tion [A] upward (KX450FC, KX450FE).
The left handlebar grip must be installed with the triangle
mark [B] upward (KX450FD).
When installing the left handlebar grip, rotate the grip
more than once first, and then remove and install the grip
alternately more than three times to spread adhesive ce-
ment. Make sure that adhesive cement has been spread
After installation, hold the left handlebar grip area at more
than three points to make the left handlebar grip stick to
Install the clutch lever holder assembly [A] as shown in
25 ∼ 35° [B]
Horizontal Line of Frame [C]
170 mm (6.69 in.) [D] (KX450FC)
160.5 mm (6.32 in.) (KX450FD ∼)
Install the launch control mode button [A] as shown in the
Clutch Lever Holder Assembly [B]
5 ∼ 10 mm (0.2 ∼ 0.4 in.) [C]
Install the engine stop switch.
Run the launch control mode button lead and engine stop
switch lead correctly (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing
section in the Appendix chapter).
Apply grease to the throttle cable upper end and clutch
cable upper end.
Apply 2-stroke oil to the edge (slash area) of the handle-
120 mm (4.72 in.) [A]