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Headlight; Front Fork - Kawasaki Z250 1981 Service Manual

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•Wash the
disassembled
parts,
and
air
and
fuel passages
with
a high flash-point solvent.
If
necessary,
use
a
bath
of automotive type
carb
uretor cleaner.
•Blow the jets, and air and
fu
el passages clean
with
comperesscd
air.
•Assemble the
d
isassembled
parts, and
install
the
re·
moved parts.
HEADLIGHT
The
head
I
igh
t
beam
is adjustable
both
horizontall
y
and
vertica lly.
If
not
properly
adjusted
horizon
tally,
the beam will poin
t
to one
side
rather
than
straigh
t
ahead.
If
adju sted
too
low
vertically,
neither low nor
high
beam
will
illum
inate the
road
far
enough ahead.
If adjusted
too
high
vertically,
t
he
high beam wil
l
fa
il
to
illum
inate
the
road
close
ahead,
and
the
low
beam
will
dazzle oncom ing drivers.
In most areas
it is
illegal
to
ride
wit
h
improperly adjusted
headl ight.
Horizontal Adjustment
•Turn
the
adjusting screw on
L
he
headlight
rim
clock-
wise
or
counterclockwise
until
the beam
points straight
ahead. Turning the
adjusting screw
clockwise makes
the head
I ight
beam
point to the right.
A.
Adjusting
Screw
C.
Headlight Unit
B. Mounting
Screw
Vertical
Adjustment
Remove the
mounting
screws,
and
drop out
the head-
light
unit
• Loosen the
headlight
housing
mounting
nu
ts,
and
ad-
just
the head
light vertically.
SUPPLEMENT-1982 2250A 271
A. Bolt
B.
Mounting Nut
NOTE:
On high beam, the
brightest
point
shou ld be
slightly
below horizontal
with
the
motorcycle
on
its
wheels and
the rider
seated.
Adjust
the
head light
to
the
proper
angle
according to
local
regulations.
Vertical
Adjustment
•Tighten
the
headlight housing mounting
nuts.
•Install
the
headl
ight unit,
and
tighten
the
mou
nting
screws.
FRONT FORK
The
front
fork
can
be adjusted
to
any air
pressure
within the
usable
range to
su
it
vario
us
riding
and
load
conditions.
They
can
be
adjusted
to
lower
air
pressu
re
for
cruising
o
n smooth
roads, but
should
be
adjusted
to higher pressure
to
high
speed
riding,
or
rid ing on
bad
roads.
Before
making any adjustments,
however,
read
the
procedures
in
this section.
Air Pressure
Inspection
NOTE:
l.
Chec
k the air pressure
when
the
fork
legs
are cold.
2. Do
nol
use
tire
gauges for
checki
ng
air pressure.
They
may
not indicate
the correct
air pressure
be-
cause of air
leaks that occur
when
the gauge
is
applied
LO
the valve.

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