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Kawasaki KFX450R

Sand Addiction KFX450R Project - Sand Mountain
Sand Mountain - November 2007

KFX450R Product Review & Specifications

Current Project Status:

  • Dynojet Power Commander III, Pro Circuit Ti-4 Full Pipe and EHS Racing Airbox lid installed for the KFX450R Performance article.

  • Fox Shocks, Laeger A-Arms and DuraBlue Axle installed for the KFX450R Suspension article.

  • IMS Oversize fuel tank, Fuel ATV Intake and HiPer Beadlock wheels installed is in the process of building a KFX450R up for riding in the dunes. Our quad will appear in product reviews, magazine articles and be part of many events & rides a throughout the United States. Stay tuned as we research and select the products that will be used.

Starting Point - All Stock:

Kawasaki KFX450R   Kawasaki KFX450R   Kawasaki KFX450R

Kawasaki KFX450R   Kawasaki KFX450R  

First ride review at Sand Mountain, NV - April 2007

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More details in the July 2007 issue of Sand Addiction

Second ride review at St. Anthony, ID - June 2007

Ran out of talent....

Online version of article in Sand Addiction Magazine

Third article - Suspension review at Sand Mountain - Fox Float X Evol & Podium X shocks, Laeger's Racing a-arms, Dura Blue Eliminator axle

   KFX450R suspension - Fox Shox, Laeger's Racing, Durablue   KFX450R suspension - Fox Shox, Laeger's Racing, Durablue

KFX450R suspension - Fox Shox, Laeger's Racing, Durablue   KFX450R suspension - Fox Shox, Laeger's Racing, Durablue

Fourth Article - KFX450R Wrapup - IMS oversize fuel tank, Fuel ATV Intake, Hiper Technologies carbon fiber beadlocks KFX450R Buildup:

What dune aficionado could possibly leave their sand toy stock?  It just isn't possible.  Manufacturer's just don't build these vehicles all set up like us dune junkies need. We will be featuring different parts & accessories that we use on our KFX450R. Follow along as we install, test and review these parts.

Parts we need for our KFX450R:

Sand Addiction Magazine

Look for Kawasaki KFX450R articles written by Jon Crowley - in Sand Addiction Magazine

  • First Ride Review - July 2007

  • Bolt-on Performance - September 2007

  • Chassis & Suspension - November 2007

  • KFX450R Wrap Up - January 2007

First Ride Review - July 2007  Bolt-on Performance - September 2007

Chassis & Suspension - November 2007  KFX450R Wrap Up - January 2007   

Product Reviews:

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Pro Circuit Ti-4 - KFX450R

Dura Blue Eliminator 2+2 Axle for KFX450R   Dura Blue Eliminator 2+2 Axle for KFX450R

 Float X Evol  and Podium Shocks

KFX450R - Long Shock Arms from Laeger's Racing

IMS Products - Oversize Fuel Tank

HiPer Beadlock Wheels - Carbon Fiber

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If you manufacture or sell parts and accessories for Kawasaki KFX450R's, and are interested in having your product featured as part of this buildup or a general Product Review, please send us an email .

Project Sponsors

Mike's Cycle - Placerville, CA

 Dynojet Research - Power Commander III

Pro Circuit

Performance Design Racing

Laeger's Racing - KFX450R Long Shock A-Arms   Fox Racing Shox

   EHS Racing - Air Box Covers


HiPer Technology - Carbon Fiber Wheels

Fullerton Sand Sports

KFX450R Buyer's Guide to Performance Products

KFX450R Buyer's Guide to Suspension & Chassis Products

Product Reviews

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