Settle the bearings in place as follows.
Tighten the steering stem nut to 55 N·m (5.6 kgf·m, 40
ft·lb) of torque (To tighten the steering stem nut to the
specified torque, hook the wrench on the stem nut, and
pull the wrench at the hole by 305 N (31.1 kgf, 68.6 lb)
force in the direction shown.).
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench [A]: 57001-1100
Loosen the steering stem nut.
Retighten the steering stem nut to the specified torque.
Torque - Steering Stem Nut: 4.9 N·m (0.50 kgf·m, 43 in·lb)
For the torque of 4.9 N·m (0.50 kgf·m, 43 in·lb), pull the
wrench at the hole by 27 N (2.8 kgf, 6.1 lb) force.
Check that there is no play and the steering stem turns
smoothly without rattles. If not, the steering stem bearings
may be damaged.
Replace the claw washer [A] with a new one.
Install the claw washer so that its bent side [B] faces up-
ward, and engage the bent claws with the grooves of stem
Hand tighten the stem locknut until it touches the claw
Tighten the stem locknut clockwise until the claws are
aligned with the grooves (ranging from 2nd to 4th) of stem
nut [D], and bend the 2 claws downward [E].
Install the stem head.
Install the washer [F], and tighten the stem head nut [G]
with specified torque.
Install the front forks (see Front Fork Installation in the