Front Fork (KX450D8F)
Make sure about 16 mm (0.63 in.) [A] of push rod thread
is exposed from the locknut [B].
Completely wipe off the fork oil from the spring [A], collar
[B] and cylinder unit [C].
Insert above-mentioned parts into the fork.
Temporarily tighten the fork top plug [A] (subtank) using
the top plug wrench.
Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench, 49 mm: 57001-1653 [B]
Clamp the axle holder with a vise.
Protect the axle holder with a rag when using a vise.
Clamping the axle holder too tight can damage it
which will affect riding stability.
Do not clamp the axle holder too tight.
Compress the outer tube by hands and install the top plug
wrench [A] between the axle holder bottom and locknut.
Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench, 49 mm: 57001-1653
Be careful of reaction force in spring and fix surely
so that special tool should not come off.
Do not place the fingers etc. while serving.