CRF 300 L Toolkit

Honda CRF 300 L tool kit
Honda CRF 300 L tool kit

What needs to get done?

Let’s be realistic, unless you are kitted out for a longer trip there is not that much you can do even if you have the tools with you. It’s unlikely you are carrying a replacement levers or inner tubes with you on those everyday ordinary rides.

Mostly what I want from my always-on-tool-kit is the ability to tighten anything that might get loose or knocked out of whack AND get access to places to do the above or evaluate the situation.

My philosophy is that I want to get the above things done anytime, anywhere and I want to have the tools needed ALWAYS on the bike. On the other hand, anything that does not fit inside the toolbox, doesn’t get to go on board.

Longer trips are a separate case entirely.

THE “ALWAYS-ON-KIT” THAT FITS IN THE TOOL BOX

HEX BITS4 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm, 14 mm
SOCKETS7 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm,12 mm, 14 mm, 17 mm, 24 mm
SPANNERS6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm,12 mm, 14 mm, 17 mm
OTHER BITSPhillips head, flat head
OTHER TOOLSRatchet, extension bar (3/8), extension bar (1/2 x 2), universal joint (3/8), 1/2 sliding adaptor
MISC STUFFFuse puller, zip-ties, electrical tape, pliers, flash light

WITH THIS “ALWAYS-ON-KIT” YOU CAN
(among other things):

  • Change the oil & filter
  • Tighten mirror stems
  • Tighten, remove / mount hand guards
  • Remove / mount brake & clutch levers
  • Adjust / remove shift lever
  • Remove / adjust handle bars
  • Remove seat
  • Remove battery
  • Access air filter
  • Access headlight bulb
  • Access tail light bulb
  • Access / change fuses
  • Access / remove turn signals
  • Remove / mount rear rack
  • Remove / mount skid plate
  • Access, remove / mount handlebar switches
  • Adjust throttle cable
  • Adjust clutch cable
  • Tighten spokes
  • Remove exhaust
  • Remove tank
  • Remove wheels*
  • Adjust chain*

(*) You can do this, but not really ideal with this compromise of tool kit . Then again. a bit dodgy kit is better than nothing is you end up needing it.

4 mm
HEX BIT
WHERE IT FITS
Tail tidy mounting bolts
Skid plate mounting bolts ( AXP )
5 mm
HEX BIT
WHERE IT FITS
Fork protector mounting bolts
Headlight mounting bolts
Fairing mounting bolts
Exhaust shield
Risers / handlebar mounts
Rear sprocket (+ 14mm wrench)
Handguard handlebar clamps
6 mm
HEX BIT
WHERE IT FITS
Hand guard bar end bolts ( Acerbis )
Seat bolts
Rear cowl bolts
Rear brake cylinder mount
Rear brake rotor
Rear rack mounting bolts ( AXP )
14 mm
HEX BIT
WHERE IT FITS
Front axle
PHILLIPS
HEAD
WHERE IT FITS
Hose clamps
Handlebar switch housings
Turn signal mounts
Air cleaner cover
Front brake reservoir cover
6 mm
SPANNER
WHERE IT FITS
Spokes
7 mm
SOCKET
WHERE IT FITS
Starter motor
8 mm
SPANNER /
SOCKET
WHERE IT FITS
Front brake cable guides
Mirror mounts
Throttle cable top & bottom (+10mm)
Front sprocket cover
Crank case covers
Chain guard
Battery terminals
Oil filter cover
Radiator mounts
Water pump cover
Tank mounts
10 mm
SPANNER /
SOCKET
WHERE IT FITS
Front fork clamps
Gear lever pinch bolt
Clutch & brake lever pivot bolts ( +12mm )
Chain adjuster ( +8mm )
Throttle cable adjustment top & bottom( +8mm )
Front axle pinch bolts
Front brake rotor
Chain quide ( + phillips )
12 mm
SPANNER /
SOCKET
WHERE IT FITS
Front brake caliper mount
Brake hose banjo bolts
Exhaust clamp & mounts
Oil drain plug
14 mm
SPANNER /
SOCKET
WHERE IT FITS
Rear sprocket
Engine mounting bolts
Rear suspension mount and links (+17mm)
Mirror stems
17 mm
SPANNER /
SOCKET
WHERE IT FITS
Kick stand mounting bolt
Rear suspension (+14mm)
24 mm
SOCKET
WHERE IT FITS
Rear axle

3 Comments Add yours

  1. ezs says:

    Great list. Thanks for saving others the time. 🙂
    Looks like a fair bit of these can be left out for an on-the-bike toolkit. Do you use anything for holding the head of the rear axle bolt when tightening or just tighten on the nut side? I don’t see the bolt listed above.

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    1. JN76 says:

      Yes, the 17mm spanner.

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      1. EZS says:

        Thanks.
        So they changed it down from the 19mm of the 250? Interesting. But no objections — smaller = lighter.

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