Front Fork (KX450D8F)
Grasp the outer tube and stroke [A] the inner tube several
times. The shock to fork seal separates the inner tube
from the outer tube.
Remove the following parts from the inner tube.
[A] Guide Bushes
[C] Oil Seal
[D] Retaining Ring
[E] Dust Seal
Holding the top plug wrench (57001-1653) [A] with a vise,
loosen the base assembly [B] using the top plug wrench
Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench, 49 mm: 57001-1653
Top Plug Wrench, 36 mm: 57001-1705
Remove the base valve assembly [A] from the subtank
Slowly compress the piston rod until it stops so that the
base valve assembly can be removed easily.
Disassembling the base valve assembly can lead to
Do not disassemble the base valve assembly.
Drain the fork oil [A] from the cylinder unit [B] by pumping
the piston rod several times