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Front Fork (kx450d6f ~ D7f); Air Pressure; Rebound Damping Adjustment - Kawasaki KX450F Service Manual

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Front Fork (KX450D6F ∼ D7F)

Air Pressure

The standard air pressure in the front fork legs is atmo-
spheric pressure. Air pressure in the fork legs increase
with normal use, so the fork action stiffens during opera-
tion. Release air pressure form the fork legs prior to each
race through the pressure relief screw located in each front
fork cap.
Place the jack under the frame so that the front wheel off
the ground.
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238
Remove the screws [A] at the top of the front fork top plugs
to let the air pressure equalize.
Do not use the sidestand when adjusting the air pres-
sure.
Adjust the air pressure when the front forks are cold.
Replace the O-ring with a new one.
Install the screw.

Rebound Damping Adjustment

Place the jack under the frame so that the front wheel off
the ground.
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238
Clean the bottom of the fork tubes.
Remove the caps on the bottom of the fork tubes.
To adjust rebound damping, turn the adjuster [A] on the
front fork cylinder valve with the blade of a screwdriver
until you feel a click. Adjust the rebound damping to suit
your preference under special condition.
The left and right fork legs must have the same shock
damping.
Seated positions adjuster turned fully clockwise [A].
Rebound Damping Adjuster Setting
Standard: 13 clicks [B] (KX450D6F)
9 clicks, (EUR) 10 clicks (KX450D7F)
Softer (Counterclockwise) [C]
Harder (Clockwise) [D]
*: Number of turns counterclockwise usable range;
- 16 clicks or more (KX450D6F)
- 20 clicks or more (KX450D7F)
Counterclockwise from the fully seated position
Put the caps into the bottom of the fork tubes.
NOTE
NOTE
SUSPENSION 13-11

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  • paulo sergio borges Apr 13, 2016 05:03:
    quantidade oleo suspencao kx 450 f