Settle the bearings in place as follows.
Tighten the steering stem nut with 55 N·m (5.6 kgf·m, 41
ft·lb) of torque first, and loosen it a fraction of a turn until
it turns lightly (To tighten the stem nut to the specified
torque, hook the wrench on the stem nut, and pull the
wrench at the hole by 305 N (31.0 kgf, 69 lb) [B] force
in the direction shown.). Afterward tighten it again with
specified torque using a special tool [A].
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench: 57001-1100
Torque - Steering Stem Nut: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)
For the torque of 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb), pull the
wrench at the hole by 101 N (11.1 kgf, 25 lb) force.
Install the lock washer [A] so that claw [B] of washer fit
the notch [C] of steering stem locknut [D].
First tighten the steering stem locknut by hand until the
resistance is felt fully, then tighten the steering stem lock
nut so that align the claw [A] of stem lock nut to the notch
[B] of stem nut by hand.
Check that there is no play and the steering stem turns
smoothly without rattles. If not, the steering stem bearing
may be damaged.
Bend the claw of lock washer [C] to steering stem nut
Install the steering stem head [A] with handlebars to the
steering stem [B].
Install the washer, and temporary tighten the steering
stem head nut [C].
Install the front fork (see Front Fork Installation in the Sus-