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Swingarm Installation; Swingarm Bearing Removal; Swingarm Bearing Installation - Kawasaki KX450F Service Manual

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Unscrew the screws [A]
Separate the chain slipper [B] from the swingarm.

Swingarm Installation

Apply plenty of grease to the inside of the needle bear-
ings, sleeves, and oil seals.
Tighten the following:
Torque - Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut: 98 N·m (10 kgf·m, 72
Rocker Arm Pivot Nut: 83 N·m (8.5 kgf·m, 61 ft·lb)
Rocker Arm Pivot Nut: 59 N·m (6.0 kgf·m, 42 ft·lb)
(KX450D7F ∼)
Refer to the Wheels/Tires, Final Drive, and Brakes chap-
ters for wheel installing.

Swingarm Bearing Removal

Swingarm (see Swingarm Removal)
Collars [A]
Grease Seals [B]
Sleeves [C]
Needle Bearings [D]
Remove the needle bearings [E] using the oil seal & bear-
ing remover.
Special Tool - Oil Seal & Bearing Remover: 57001-1058

Swingarm Bearing Installation

Replace the needle bearings and, grease seals with new
Apply plenty of grease to the sleeves [D], grease seals
[C], and needle bearings [A] [B].
Install the needle bearings so that the manufacturer's
marks face out.
Install the grease seals so that the deep groove side of
the rip in-ward.
Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129
Install the needle bearings and grease seals position as
The installation procedure is the same as the counter


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