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FRONT WHEEL
Removal:
•Put the motorcycle
up
o
n
its
center
stand.
•Disconnect the
lower
end of the speedometer cable
with
pliers.
A.
Axle Nut
B. Speedometer Cable
•Remove the
front axle
nut.
•Use a jack
under
the
engine
to
lift
the
front
of
the
motorcycle.
•Holding the front wheel to facilitate axle removal,
pull out the
axle,
and
then
remove the wheel
from
the motorcycle.
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the
disc.
Place blocks under the wheel so the disc does
not
touch the ground.
•Insert
a
wood
wedge (4-5 mm
thick)
between the
disc
brake
pads.
Th
is
prevents
the
pads from
being
moved
out of
their
proper
position, should
the
brake
lever
be squeezed accidentally.
Installation:
•Remove the
wedge from
between
the
disc brake
pads.
•Check that
the
speedometer gear
housing
is properly
fitted on
the
front
hub
(See
the
speedometer
gear
housing
assembly notes
on
Pg.
90),
and check
that
the collar
is
on
the
right
side of
the hub.
•Hold
the
fron
t
wheel
in iL
s
place between
the
front
fork tubes,
and
insert
Lhe axle
from
the
right.
•Pu
t
the axle nut on
the
other end bu
t
do not
tighten
it.
•Turn the speedometer gear housing counterclockwise
u
n Li I i L
stops.
Be
sure th
at the small
projection on the
gear
housing
does
not catch on the lower
part
of the
left tu
be.
DISASSEMBLY-CHASSIS 89
A. Projection
B. Speedometer Gear Housing
•Tighten
the
axle
nut to
6.0
kg·m
(43
ft-lbs} of
torque.
f
WARNING
If
the
axle nut is not securely
tightened,
..,. _ _ _ _ .. _ an unsafe riding condition could result.
•Insert
the speedomeLer
inner cable into the
housing
while turning
the wheel
so that the
slot
in
the end
of
the
cable
wil
l
seat
in the
tongue
of
the
speedometer
pinion.
Tigh
ten
the cable nut with pliers.
•Check the front brake
for d rag.
I
WARNING •
The front brake lever must be pumped
..,. - - - - • - to move the brake pads into operating
position.
If this is not done, the first few applications
of the brake may be ineffective and an unsafe riding
condition could
result.
Speedometer Gear Housing Disassembly:
•Pu
ll
the
speedometer
gear
housing
C
i)
off
the
wheel
hu b.
•Put the
speedometer gear
housing into
a
suitable
con-
tai
ner
filled with engine oil, and heat
the
container
so
that
the
temperatu
re
of
the oil raises
to
180-200°C.
•Being careful not to
suffer
a
burn,
pick
up the
speed-
ome
ter
gear housing
and
remove
the
grease seal
using
a
hook.
A. Grease Seal
B. Gear Housing

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