cleaned it up

Here is a pick of the bike when i got it

http://i1226.photobucket.com/albums/ee407/jasonmaine/kx450002.jpg

this is what it looks like now went through and cut out the numbers and yellow from the number plates. and polished the main frame rails. was going to do the whole bike but decided i am going to get swing arm stickers instead. i want things like bars,skid plate, and enough stuff to do 5 oil changes. then maybe a graphics kit but i am ridding trails with all conditions so they will just get messedup asap. working with wut was all reay there. and now i know my bike by tearing it down and cleaning and checking it out. One more this how tight is the chain supoossed to be? mine is loose now and want to know proper adjustment. dealer told me put bike on ground under its own weight and go by the rear sprocket.left the chain, and it should move from the tooth it is resting on and up off two more teeth and thats it.:thumbsup:

http://i1226.photobucket.com/albums/ee407/jasonmaine/kxnewlook.jpg

Here is a pick of the bike when i got it

http://i1226.photobucket.com/albums/ee407/jasonmaine/kx450002.jpg

this is what it looks like now went through and cut out the numbers and yellow from the number plates. and polished the main frame rails. was going to do the whole bike but decided i am going to get swing arm stickers instead. i want things like bars,skid plate, and enough stuff to do 5 oil changes. then maybe a graphics kit but i am ridding trails with all conditions so they will just get messedup asap. working with wut was all reay there. and now i know my bike by tearing it down and cleaning and checking it out. One more this how tight is the chain supoossed to be? mine is loose now and want to know proper adjustment. dealer told me put bike on ground under its own weight and go by the rear sprocket.left the chain, and it should move from the tooth it is resting on and up off two more teeth and thats it.:thumbsup:

http://i1226.photobucket.com/albums/ee407/jasonmaine/kxnewlook.jpg

Chain adjustment: at the back of the rub strip on top of the swingarm is a mounting screw. You should be able to get less than 3 fingers and more than two under the chain at that point.

That dealers way of checking the chain is goofy, and I would stop listening to him.

The owners manual says 52-58mm at the end of chain slipper , wheel off the ground (bike on stand ). I run mine on the loose end of that.

Agree 52 -58 run it loose. Your dealer rec.is wack

The owners manual says 52-58mm at the end of chain slipper , wheel off the ground (bike on stand ). I run mine on the loose end of that.

ok where is the chain slipper? i know my chain is to loose because when i am going very slow it chatters off i think the chain guard on the swing arm.

The chain slipper(slider) is the black plastic that raps around the front of swing arm

measure from just behind the rear end of slider with chain pulled up

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