Racing Radiator Guard Installation on a Honda CRF450X
off, let me preface this by saying the supplied instructions
are horrible! The Product is nicely made and finished,
and the install was not too difficult.
Remove stock radiator shrouds. (I removed the seat
and gas tank as well, not necessary but easier.)
Remove stock louvers from radiators.
needle nose pliers to pinch plastic tabs together
and pull out.
Remove two stock radiator mounting bolts.
Mount two of the internally threaded rods to the Inner
Mounting Bracket. The top one uses the long bolt and
elastic stop nut.
testing for fit, we determined it should be about
24mm out from bracket.
install the other threaded rod to the bottom hole.
We installed a lock washer as periodic tightening
would be difficult.
assembly looks like this.
Install the Inner Mounting Bracket with elongated
tab at top and lip facing inward. Use stock mounting
Reinstall stock louvers in between the radiator and
Install Rooster Guards and thread in lower Button
upper screw had quite a gap.
decided to put a couple flat washers in to keep from
putting too much pressure on the radiator.
guards in place.
Remount the Stock Radiator shroud using the middle
bolt to secure the back portion of the brace.
bottom hole was spaced 1/2" from the nut.
could have forced it, however a spacer made more sense.
We got a 6mm X 35mm metric cap screw and a #10 Nylon
spacer X 1/2".
We installed the screw with the spacer between the
Shroud and the radiator.
then tightened all shroud bolts.
other side is done exactly the same.
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