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Steering Stem Race Removal - Kawasaki KLX110 Service Manual

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13-6 STEERING
Steering
Install the stem head and washer, and tighten the stem head nut
lightly.
Settle the bearing in place as follows;
Tighten the stem locknut to 39 N
(To tighten the steering stem locknut to the specified torque, hook the
wrench [A] on the stem locknut, and pull the wrench at the hole by
22.2 kg force [B] in the direction shown).
Special Tool -
Steering Stem Nut Wrench: 57001–1100
Check that there is no play and the steering stem turns smoothly
without rattles. If not, the steering stem bearings may be damaged.
Again back out the stem locknut a fraction of a turn until it turns lightly.
Turn the stem locknut lightly clockwise until it just becomes hard to
turn. Do not overtighten, or the steering will be too tight.
Torque -
Steering Stem Locknut: 4.9 N
Install the front fork (see the Suspension chapter).
Tighten the fork upper clamp bolts first, next the stem head nut,
last the fork lower clamp bolt.
Torque -
Steering Stem Head Nut: 44 N
Front Fork Clamp Bolt:
Upper: 20 N
Lower: 29 N
Install the parts removed (see the appropriate chapter).
Do not impede the handlebar turning by routing the cables,
wires and hoses improperly (see the General Information
chapter).
Check and Adjust:
Steering
Front Brake
Throttle Cable

Steering Stem Race Removal

To remove the outer races [A] pressed into the head pipe, insert
a bar [C] into the head pipe [B], and hammer evenly around the
circumference of the opposite race to drive it out.
Remove the lower inner race on the steering stem with a bearing
puller [A].
Special Tool -
Bearing Puller: 57001–158
Bearing Puller Stud: 57001–1190 [B]
Bearing Puller Adapter: 57001–317 [C]
m (4.0 kgf
m, 29 ft
1
1
m (0.5 kgf
m, 43 in
1
1
NOTE
m (4.5 kgf
m, 32 ft
1
1
m (2.0 kgf
m, 15 ft
lb)
1
1
1
m (3.0 kgf
m, 22 ft
lb)
1
1
1
lb) of torque.
1
lb)
1
lb)
1

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