Created: December 3, 2020
What’s up guys? Are you looking for a tinted polycarbonate roof for your Kawasaki KRX 1000. SuperATV’s got you covered, and today we’re going to show you how to get one installed.
[00:17] You can skip this first step unless you have an OEM roof installed on your machine. We do have one. First, come back here to the rear and you’ll have a couple straps. Our middle one is broken. And we have one here. That would be a total of three straps on the rear that you have to remove.
Thread out this thumb screw in the front all the way. There is another one over here in the same spot. Then undo these two straps here in the front. And the roof should just lift right off. We got one of our straps pinched in between our rear windshield, so we’re just going to slide that out. Now slide the roof right off and set it aside.
[01:46] Now clean off this whole area of the cage. It needs to be nice and clean because we’re going to install some foam seal and we don’t want a dirty surface that will cause our foam to come off.
If you have a front windshield, loosen the the hardware enough to get the windshield off the cage a hair. We may just go ahead and disconnect it all the way. So we’re just going to slide it to this point here and do the same thing on the opposite side. That way we have a good little gap between our windshield and our cage.
Now grab the foam seal. Start it right here in this corner and run it all the way across. Once we get to this edge, peel it off to where you can cut it either way. Take this piece and butt it up with that one. Then run it all the way up to the front. Then push on all of the foam seal.
Just start right here and run it along the front portion of the cage all the way across. Once we get right here, you can tear it or you can cut it. Either way. We’ll just butt it up and run it all the way back and connect it to our other piece of foam. Then we’ll cut it instead of tearing it, so we get a clean end.
[04:44]Next we’ll start disassembling our clamps. In your kit, you have a bunch of clamps. Remove the hardware from each of these. I like to put the nut back on it and separate all the hardware from each of the clamps. Then just set the hardware aside.
Now grab the clamps. The small clamps go in the front and there rear, so we’ll grab two small clamps. Wrap them up and around the cage here. Just slide the foam seal underneath of them and get them rotated a little bit.
Then take three large clamps. On goes right here. Rotate it so the flat is facing up. Put another one right here, and another one right here. We will have to adjust these as we go. Take two small clamps and put them here like these. Again, you will have to rotate them around once you get your roof up here. It’s normal to have to adjust them a little bit.
[06:32] Now we’re going to head over to our bench to get our roof coupled together and get all our grommets and inserts installed. Once you’ve removed both portions of your roof, you want to go ahead and make sure it fits your machine. We’ve already done this, so we’re going to go ahead and peel our protective film from both sides. Do the same thing for the other portion of the roof.
Lay your roofs out like this. In your hardware kit, you have a bracket. This bracket joins the two portions of the roof together. The front is the one that has the lip on the front of it, and the rear is the smaller of the two pieces. Get the flat seal and remove the backing off of it. Run the seal right down the center of the bracket. Run it over the holes as well. Then cut off any excess.
I like to pop all my hardware through the holes to make it easier. Just do it from the top side with your screw. Now slide the bracket in between the two portions of the roof. You want the side with the flat seal to face upwards. Line them up like so. You can line up one side first to make it easier.
Get your hardware before you couple it. Get the seals and steel washers out of the kit and install them like this. You’ll have the seal portion facing down towards the roof. Slide it through the roof here. Get one of your nuts started from the bottom side. Get them all hand started then fully tighten them to couple them together.
Before we can install the roof, get all the clamp hardware and slide it in any hole in the roof. Slide in the grommet first. Then install the sleeve down the center of the grommet. And do this for every hole.
[11:03] Once we have all the grommets in, we’re ready to get our roof installed. Lay it up on the machine first, then adjust everything around to get the hardware lined up. Make sure you use the long screws on the outside. Use short screws on the front and rear. Get a couple started, and then see where the roof needs to line up.
Once you have all your hardware started, fully tighten all of it. Reinstall any previously removed clamps or anything like that for any other accessories that you may have. And that’s all there is to it. to install SuperATV’s Tinted Roof on this Kawasaki KRX 1000.
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Thanks for watching, and we’ll catch you next time.