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2.
Mount
the brake disc on the wheel so that the
mark-
ed side faces out.
A. Marking
FRONT BRAKE
The
procedures
are the same as those for the 1979
Z250-A
1
with the following exception. See Pgs.
92-
97.
Tightening torque for the parts related to disc brake
is
changed as shown
in
Table
Nl
8.
Table N18
Disc Brake Torque
Bleed
valve
0.80 kg-m
69
in-lbs
Brake lever
pivot
bolt
0.30 kg-m
26
in-lbs
Brake lever
pivot
bolt
0.60 kg-m
52
in-lbs
locknut
Caliper holder shaft bolts
1.80
kg·m
13 .0 ft-lbs
*Caliper mounting bolts
4.0
kg-m
29 ft-lbs
Disc mounting
Allen
bolts
2.3 kg-m
16.5 ft-lbs
Fitting (banjo} bolts
3.0 kg-m
22 ft-lbs
*Master cylinder
clamp
0.90 kg-m
78
in-lbs
bolts
*:
Retorque
these
parts according
to Periodic Mainte-
nance
Chart (Pg.
216).
Pad Removal:
•Remove the caliper holder shaft bolts
(2).
A. Caliper
B. Holder Shaft Bolts
SUPPLEMENT-1981 2250A 227
•Lift
the
caliper
off
the
holder, and remove the
pads.
Pad
Installation:
• Remove
the
bleed
valve
cap on the caliper,
attach
a
clear plastic hose to the bleed valve, and
run
the other
end of the
hose
into a
container.
•Open (loosen}
the
valve
slightly, push
the piston in by
hand
as far as it will go, and then close
(tighten)
the
valve.
Wipe
up any spilled fluid, and
recap
the bleed
valve.
The bleed
valve
must be tightened
to
0.80 kg-m
(69 in-lbs)
of
torque.
A. Bleed Valve
B. Hose
•Check that
the
sliders
(2)
are in
place.
• Fit
the pads against the
disc.
C. Piston
A. Pads
B.
Sliders
C. Anti-Rattle Spring
•Check
that
the anti-rattle spring
Is
in place.
If
it
was
removed, install it to
the caliper
as shown in Fig.
Nl
02.
•Install the caliper, and
tighten the
caliper holder shaft
bolts to
1.8
kg-m
(13.0
ft-lbs) of torque.
•Since some brake fluid was
lost
when the bleed
valve
was opened, check the fluid
level
in
the
master cylinder
and bleed the air from the brake system
(Pg.
145).
•Check the brake.
!
WARNING •
Do not attempt to drive the motorcycle
..._ _ _ _ . . _ until a full brake lever is obtained by
pumping the brake lever until the pads are against the
disc.
The brake
will
not function on the first applica-
tion of the lever if this is not done.

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