Pry open the clamps [A].
Magnet Lead Connector [B]
Gear Position Switch Connector [C]
Ignition Coil Lead Connector [D]
Spark Plug Cap
Ignition Coil [A]
Upper Engine Bracket Bolts (Left and Right) [B]
Upper Engine Mounting Bolt and Nut (Left and Right) [C]
Upper Engine Brackets (Left and Right) [D]
Engine Guard [E]
Middle Engine Bracket Bolts and Nuts [F]
Middle Engine Mounting Bolt and Nut [G]
Middle Engine Brackets (Left and Right) [H]
Collars (Left and Right) (KX450D8F)
Lower Engine Mounting Bolts and Nuts [I]
Remove the swingarm pivot shaft nut [A] to pull out the
swingarm pivot shaft [B].
Pull out the swingarm pivot shaft half way from right side
to free the engine.
Remove the engine from the vehicle to right side.
Clear the engine rear portion from the swingarm and then
remove the engine.
Install the engine.
First, insert the front portion of the engine, and then install
the rear portion.
Install the swingarm pivot shaft, all engine bracket and
mounting bolts temporarily.
Install the collars at the left and right brackets.
Swingarm pivot shaft insert from the right side.
Insert the middle and lower engine mounting bolts from
the left side.
Tighten the pivot shaft, engine mounting bolts and engine
Torque - Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut: 98 N·m (10 kgf·m, 72
Engine Mounting Bolts: 49 N·m (5.0 kgf·m, 36 ft·lb)
Engine Bracket Bolt: 29 N·m (3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)
ENGINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION 8-7