Insert the inner tube to the outer tube.
Fit the new outer tube guide bushing [A] into the outer
When assembling the new outer tube guide bushing,
hold the washer [B] against the new outer tube guide
bushing and tap the washer with the fork oil seal driver
[C] until it stops.
Special Tool - Fork Oil Seal Driver, 41: 57001-1288
Install the oil seal [A].
Special Tool - Fork Oil Seal Driver, 41 [B]: 57001-1288
Install the retaining ring and dust seal into the outer tube.
Insert the cylinder unit [A] into the inner tube [B].
Hold the front fork in a vise.
Torque - Front Fork Bottom Allen Bolt: 35 N·m (3.5 kgf·m,
Pour in the specified type of the fork oil (see Fork Oil
Inner Tube Inspection
Visually inspect the inner tube [A], and repair any dam-
Nicks or rust damage can sometimes be repaired by using
a wet-stone to remove sharp edges or raised areas which
cause seal damage.
If the damage is not repairable, replace the inner tube.
Since damage to the inner tube damages the oil seal,
replace the oil seal whenever the inner tube is repaired