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Front Fork Installation; Front Fork Oil Change - Kawasaki Vulcan900 Classic LT Service Manual

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Front Fork

Front Fork Installation

Install the stopper [A] so that the distance between the
fork top end [B] and the upper surface [C] of the stopper
is 250.6 mm (9.866 in.) [D].
Torque - Front Fork Upper Cover Stopper Bolt: 4.2 N·m
Insert the washer, rubber seat and fork lower cover to the
inner tube.
Turn the lower clamp bolt clockwise posing the fork leg
upward fully.
Install the fork so that the top end [A] of the inner tube is
flush with the upper surface of the steering stem head.
Tighten:
Torque - Lower Front Fork Clamp Bolt: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m,
Install the removed parts.
Check the front brake effectiveness after installation.

Front Fork Oil Change

Remove the front fork (see Front Fork Removal (each fork
leg)).
Remove the top cap.
Hold the outer tube vertically in a vise.
Push the top plug [A] down to remove the plug retaining
ring [B], and then remove the plug.
Remove:
Fork Spring [A]
Pour out the fork oil [A] with the fork upside down.
Hold the outer tube vertically in a vise.
Fill the front fork with the specified oil.
Fork Oil
Type:
Capacity:
When changing oil:
After disassembly
and completely dry:
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(0.43 kgf·m, 37 in·lb)
25 ft·lb)
Upper Front Fork Clamp Bolt: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m,
15 ft·lb)
SHOWA SS-8 or equivalent
approx. 355 mL (12.0 US oz.)
417 ±2.5 mL (14.1 ±0.084 US
oz.)
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SUSPENSION 13-9

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