Added reply in a thread SHOWA SFF TAC Forks 8/27/2019 2:05 AM

thanks for any input, had a play around with the pressures at the weekend and feel much better at the top of the stroke whilst maintaining bottoming resistance, SHOWA app defo helped alot

Added reply in a thread SHOWA SFF TAC Forks 8/21/2019 11:36 PM

yes that's correct, 174 inner. 14.5 outer and 189 in the balance. around 240lbs with gear, i am pondering converting them to spring in winter, but would rather try and get them working as they are first, on quite a jumpy track im about 1" - 1.5" away ... more »

Started new thread SHOWA SFF TAC Forks 8/20/2019 11:26 PM

Hi Guys, I have a 2017 KXF450 with the SFF TAC fork sand would class myself as a fast novice / intermediate rider, i cant seem to get the harshness out of the fork over breaking bumps and small chop in general, in currently running 174,14,189 as per ... more »

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Added reply in a thread 2017 kxf450 Top end rebuild 4/15/2019 10:34 AM

Yeah a couple of very minor scuffs, which pretty much dissapeared after a quick hone with the honeing brush

Added reply in a thread 2017 kxf450 Top end rebuild 4/15/2019 10:22 AM

JE piston is much nicer, my valve gaps measured 0.004" on both intakes and 0.008" on both exhausts which is in spec, so far the bikes been super reliable, allways started 2nd kick, although I was starting to notice a very small puff of white smoke every

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Added reply in a thread 2017 kxf450 Top end rebuild 4/15/2019 9:16 AM

The guy I got it off said it's done about 10 hours when I got it, so I'll assume 20/25 is more accurate, and Ive done around 50 so in the 70-75 hour mark would be my guess, that's a stock cast OEM piston, the JE piston I've thrown in will probably be ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2017 kxf450 Top end rebuild 4/15/2019 2:44 AM

Thanks a lot mate really appreciate it!! Doing the top end as I type and checked one last time lol ?? what you guys think?

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Added reply in a thread 2017 kxf450 Top end rebuild 4/13/2019 11:42 AM

All I need is cylinder head torque (44ft.lb on older models) and 87inch lbs on the cam caps earlier models also, just wondering if they'd changed on the 2017 kxf450?

Started new thread 2017 kxf450 Top end rebuild 4/11/2019 2:33 AM

Just about to throw a piston in, went for a JE Piston, out of interest are the stock OEM pistons cast or forged? Also, does anyone have a torque spec sheet for a top end on the 2017 kxf450? I know there's one pinned to the forum but wondering if they've ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Fork Seal Maintenance 4/3/2019 9:45 AM

Generally use OEM seals, I bought the seal saver that clamps onto the fork leg , pulled some crap out, repeated this a few times but continue to leak so are being replaced, how often do you guys run a seal saver around them and how often do you pull ... more »

Started new thread Fork Seal Maintenance 4/2/2019 11:52 PM

How often do people replace their fork seals? i get roughly 6 months out of my seals before they need to be changed as they start leaking. is there any preventative maintenance that can be done to pro long their life?

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Added reply in a thread 2014 KX 250f turns off after a bit 3/18/2019 5:27 AM

When i first got my old kxf250 i also used the 10w40 semi synthetic oil, made my clutch start grabbing, when i pulled the clutch in and shifted into gear to pull away it'd stall - swapped over to Castrol power1 racing 4T 5w40 and not had a problem since. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Twin air power flow kit 2/10/2019 10:58 PM

thanks for the info! i'm sure i wont notice the difference, if it aint broke dont fix it lol

Added reply in a thread Twin air power flow kit 2/10/2019 1:17 PM

I mean, it doesn't look like it does anything to me? Thats what I don't get

Added reply in a thread Twin air power flow kit 2/10/2019 11:57 AM

2017 kxf450

Started new thread Twin air power flow kit 2/10/2019 8:08 AM

Could get a Twin air power flow kit for My bike from a freind at a decent price, any good? What's the point of them and what's it do?

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Added reply in a thread Torque specs kxf450 2017 2/4/2019 11:07 PM

thanks!

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Started new thread Torque specs kxf450 2017 2/4/2019 12:11 AM

I'm looking at the manual but can't find anything specifically for the linkage, I know the lower shock bolt is 30ft.lb, but the other 3 I don't know, do they have specific names in the manual or something?.... any help be appreciated

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Started new thread Front Wheel Resitance 1/7/2019 3:44 AM

well, had my biggest off so far at the weekend, lost the rear end (don't know how) at the top of third, next thing i know on the floor sliding along for what seemed an eternity, destroyed my handle bars and escaped with just a few aches and bruises. ... more »

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