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dirtjunkie85

KFX 450 Swingarm bolt removel

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Hey Guys I am getting ready to pull the swingarm bolt out of my machine so i can pull the motor out so i can split the case and have the crank rebuilt I am running into one problem though on the swingarm bolt that goes through the rear of the motor there is a lock nut that looks kind of like a castle nut it has four prongs I am guessing there is some sort of a special tool to get this out anyone know where I would find this or any suggestions on how it comes out?

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not sure which one you're talking about. Tomorrow when wake up I'll take a look at mine and see what what we can figure out.

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Ok according to the service manuel you take a nut off then there should be a lock nut looks more like a washer but it has 4 notches in it that is the part I need to get off thanks!!

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I made a tool out of some black wall pipe, just notched it out with a die grinder and it worked great now I got the motor out and just need to split the case so I can pull the crank and have it rebuilt.

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