Kawasaki Brute Force 750 Lift Kit
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Kawasaki Brute Force
Kit No. XTK750
Read these instructions carefully. Xtreme recommends, a professional mechanic perform the installation. Care should be taken to follow all standard safety procedures.
A thorough inspection of the suspension should be made prior to performing the installation. Any worn, bent or broken parts should be replaced. After installation another inspection should be made, checking for loose components or missing hardware. Inspect, again after eight hours of operation.
To begin, check to make sure all components and necessary tools are on hand.
The kit consists of two bags containing Hardware and Brackets.
Bag #1 for the Front plus bracket # 01-7500
Bag #2 for the Rear plus two brackets # 02-7500
(2) # 05-7500
Disassembly / Installation Procedure
1.)Begin by loosening the lug nuts on both front tires. Raise the unit, using a suitable lifting device or procedure, until the front tires are off the ground. If using a floor jack with stands, chock the rear wheels to prevent the unit from rolling. If using jack stands, make sure the stands are placed under the frame and not the body. Make sure the unit is stable and secure.
2.)Remove the tires / wheels.
NOTE: Now is a good time to check the threads on the lug studs. Check for rust, pulled threads or other deterioration that could cause a stud/thread failure.
NOTE: Make sure shock adjusters are at their lowest setting. When reinstalling the shocks you may have to use a pry bar to compress the shock and coil depending on how new the bike is and the condition of the coil.
3.)Remove contents from Bag #1. Start with the front, on the passengers (right as you sit on the bike) side, remove the wheel and the top bolt holding the shock to the frame, loosen bottom bolt allowing you to pull the shock out and away from the upper mount. Repeat these steps on other side. Next slide the # 01-7500 along rear outside of factory channel (x-member). Place a sleeve in the x-member and using a 10x60mm bolt, going from rear to front. Install the supplied link and spacer on the inside of the factory x-member. Start a flange nut on the bolt. Move the shock into position and install supplied bolt thru the Xtreme brackets and shock rear to front. It may be necessary to install washers between the shock and the supplied brackets. Proceed to other side.
4.)The Left hand side will be the same as the Right side. Tighten all bolts on both sides. You may now readjust the shocks.
NOTE: Diagram #1 reflects above instructions
5.) Raise the unit, using a suitable lifting device or procedure, until the rear of the bike is off the ground. If using a floor jack with stands, chock the front wheels to prevent the unit from rolling. If using jack stands, make sure the stands are placed under the frame and not the body. Make sure it is stable and secure, place jack under rear axle, you will need to be able to raise and lower the rear axle without the rest of the bike moving.
Assembly of Bag #2. It is not necessary for the wheels to be removed for the rear brackets but you may find it easier with the wheels removed. Removing the mounting bolts for the muffler will make installation easier.
NOTE: There are two brackets for the rear. One of them is designed to clear the frame support braces. The straight one goes to the front of the factory x-member.
6.)Place the brackets on each side of the factory x-member, making sure the brackets are phased properly. Take one of the 10x60mm bolts and insert it thru the bracket on the inner hole on one end. Hold the sleeve in place inside the factory mount. Go thru the sleeve and out the front of the factory bracket thru the other supplied bracket.
(You may install these bolts front to rear or rear to front.) Install one of the 10mm flange nuts. Install the opposite side bolt, installing the sleeve as you did on the other side.
Take another bolt and go thru the bracket and then install one of the thick washers. Go thru the shock install another washer and thru the other bracket. Repeat on the other side.
7.) Disconnect the sway bar from the frame. Placing the supplied drop bracket between the frame and the sway bar mount. Install the supplied bolts and repeat on other side.
Tighten bolts after both sides have been installed.
8.) A good “Anti-Seize” compound should be applied to the lug studs and the tire/wheel
combination of choice installed. Remove all jacks, jack stands and other devices used
to lift and hold the bike. Check all brackets and bolts to be sure everything is tight.
WARRANTY: This kit will be warranted against defects in workmanship and materials ONLY. Problems from misuse, improper installation or abuse are not covered in the warranty. This warranty is good for one year (12 months) form date of purchase. All warranty claims MUST be accompanied by the original receipt or suitable proof of purchase date.