a. Loosen the front fork clamp bolts (3 on
each fork). Slide the fork leg down until
the top of the fork is slightly below the
upper surface of the steering stem head.
b. Finger-tighten the upper fork clamp bolt
to hold the fork in this position. Leave
the other clamp bolts loose at this time.
c. Install the
positioning plate. Finger-tighten the
holder bolt and the plate Allen bolt.
d. Tighten the fasteners in
to the specifications in Table 25:
handlebar holder bolt, fork clamp bolts,
positioning plate Allen bolt.
The fasteners must be tightened in the
specijied order to the specified torque
for proper handlebar installation.
5. The remainder of installation is the
reverse of the removal steps. Note the
a. The lower half of each switch housing
has a peg which must fit into the hole in
the handlebar. See Figure 86.
b. The master cylinder clamp must be
installed with the small projection
toward the throttle housing (Figure 75).
Tighten the upper clamp bolt first, then
the lower bolt. There will be a gap at the
lower end of the clamp after tightening.
c. Adjust the throttle and clutch cables and
the front brake as described in Chapter
Three of the main book.
(KZ550-H1, F1 A N D M I )
1, KZ550-HI: Remove the fairing.
2. Raise the front wheel off the ground;
support the motorcycle securely under the
3. Remove the fuel tank to protect its finish.
See Chapter Seven of the main book.
4. KZ550-H1: Remove the screw securing
the steering head cover and remove the cover.
5. On KZ550-F1 and M1 models, remove the
cover (Figure 87).
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