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Exhaust Systems Honda® Talon 1000R/X

HMF Racing Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions

For Models: Talon 1000R/X (2019-2019)

Removal

!!! Warning !!! Before working on your machine, make sure it is parked on a level surface with the transmission in park and/or the parking brake engaged.

1. Remove the (2) bolts on each side holding the front fascia plastics to the factory bumper.  Save these bolts, they will be used later during installation.(See Figure #1)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 1

2. Remove the upper (2) factory mounting bolts and (1) lower factory mounting bolt from each side holding the front bumper to the vehicle.(See Figure #2)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 2

3. Carefully remove the factory front bumper.

Installation

1. Carefully position the iQ front bumper and secure it to the factory lower mounting points using the provided (2) M8-1.25x20 Hex Bolts and (2) ¼” Flat Washers.(See Figure #3)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 3

2. Secure the upper mounting points using the provided (4) M8-1.25x65 Allen Head Bolts, (4) 38mm Aluminum Spacers, and (4) ¼” Flat Washers.(See Figure #4)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 4

3. The 38mm Aluminum Spacers will go between the factory frame rails as shown below.  (See Figure #5)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 5

4. Secure the front fascia plastics using the original shouldered allen head bolt and the provided (2) M6-1.0 Nylock Nuts and (2) #10 Flat Washers.(See Figure #6)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 6

5. Use the original hardware to secure the lower fascia mount to the tab on the bumper.(See Figure #7)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 7

6. Begin securing the provided skidplate at the lower mounting points on the bumper using the provided (2) M8-1.25x25 Buttonhead Bolts, (4) ¼” Flat Washers, and (2) M8-1.25 Nylock Nuts. (See Figure #8)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 8

7. Finish securing the skidplate to the bumper with the provided (2) M8-1.25x25 Buttonhead Bolts, (4) ¼” Flat Washers, and (2) M8-1.25 Nylock Nuts.(See Figure #9)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 9

Note: If installing a winch at this time a fairlead must be used with the bumper to prevent damage to the bumper.  Use the hardware provided with the fairlead to secure the fairlead to the skidplate and bumper.(See Figure #10)

Defender LT Front Bumper, Honda® Talon 1000R/X Instructions - Figure 10

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