STEERING WHEEL BALL PLAY ADJUSTMENT
To ensure maximum safety, the steering wheel should always be
regulated so that the handlebars steering the motorcycle rotate
freely without play. To check steering wheel adjustment, place
kick stand or other support under the engine so that the front
wheel is raised from ground.
Place slight pressure on the tips of the handlebars to rotate
steering wheel; the handlebars should also rotate without effort.
Stand in front of the motorcycle and grasp the lower end of the
fork rods sliders moving them in the direction of their axis. Se si
avverte gioco occorrerà eseguire la regolazione operando come
- loosen steering sleeve nut (1).
- Loosen four screws that fix steering head to fork rods (3).
Turn the steering ring nut (2) clockwise of the steering sleeve
proper tool, to adjust play properly.
- Tighten steering sleeve nut (1) to a torque setting of
57,9÷65,1 Lb/ft; (78,4÷88,3 Nm).
- Tighten four screws on the steering head (3) to a torque of
22,5÷26,5 Nm (16.6÷19.5 Lb/ft).
CAUTION*: Do not ride a motorcycle with
damaged steering stem bearings. An un-
safe handling condition can result.
The lock can be changed, using the adjusting units on the sides of
the steering tube, as follows: loosen the ring nut (1) and turn the
adjusting screw (2) until you have the desired angle, then tight-
en the ring nut again (1). Change by the same amount on both