Make ModelKawasaki KX450F
Full Model Name2016 Kawasaki KX 450 F
EngineLiquid cooled, 4-stroke, 1 cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves
Bore x Stroke96mm x 62.1mm
Compression Ratio12.8:1
InductionType: EFI; Bore size: Ø 43mm
Max Power41.39KW (55.5hp) @ 8,900RPM
Transmission / Drive5 Speeds / Chain
Front SuspensionØ 49mm forks, 315mm (12.4″) wheel travel
Rear SuspensionUni-Trak® linkage system and Showa shock, 19-position low-speed and 4-turns high-speed compression damping, 22-position rebound damping and fully adjustable spring preload, 315mm (12.4″) wheel travel
Front BrakesType: Disc 1 disc, Ø 270mm, 2 piston calipers
Rear BrakesType: Disc 1 disc, Ø 240mm, 1 piston caliper
Front Wheel80/100-21 Bridgestone M403
Rear Wheel120/80-19 Bridgestone M404
Seat Height960mm (37.8″)
Dry Weight101kg (222.67lb)
Fuel Capacity6.2L (1.64gal.)
Top Speed120.7km/h (75mph)
Bike2016 Kawasaki KX450F
Standard Maintenance Interval2.5hrs
Break-in Interval2.5hrs
Engine Oil Change Interval15hrs
Initial Valve Check15hrs
Periodic Valve Check15hrs
Engine Oil Capacity With Filter Change0.98L (0.259gal.)
More on Engine OilCastrol “Power1 Racing 4T” 5W-40 or “Kawasaki Performance 4-Stroke Full Synthetic Oil*” 10W-40 or “Kawasaki Performance 4-Stroke Semi-Synthetic Oil*” 10W-40 or “Kawasaki Performance 4-Stroke Motorcycle Oil*” 10W-40
Coolant Capacity1.1L (0.291gal.) or at draining
SparksNGK CPR8EB-9 [colder: NGK CPR9EB-9]
Spark Plug Gap0.8 – 0.9mm
Final DriveType: Chain 520 DAIDO DID 520DMA4 Final Drive Ratio: 13 / 50
Front Wheel80/100-21 Bridgestone M403
Front Wheel Pressure (solo/dual riding)15psi (1.03bar, 103.42kPa)
Rear Wheel120/80-19 Bridgestone M404
Rear Wheel Pressure (solo/dual riding)15psi (1.03bar, 103.42kPa)
Valve ClearanceIN: 0.125mm +/- 0.025mm EX: 0.195mm +/- 0.025mm
Clutch Lever Free Play8 (0.31) – 13mm (0.51″)
Drive Chain Slack52 (2.05) – 58mm (2.28″)
Engine Oil Filter Torque9.8N·m (7.23ft·lbf)
Front Axle Pinch Bolt Torque23N·m (16.96ft·lbf)
Front Axle Bolt Torque78N·m (57.53ft·lbf)
Front Brake Disc Bolt Torque9.8N·m (7.23ft·lbf)
Front Brake Caliper Mounting Bolt Torque25N·m (18.44ft·lbf)
Rear Axle Bolt Torque108N·m (79.66ft·lbf)
Rear Brake Disc Bolt Torque23N·m (16.96ft·lbf)