Apply high-temperature grease to the oil seal lips.
Install the caps and collars to the hub on both sides.
Fit the projection [A] and groove [B].
Install the rear wheel.
Install the chain adjusters on the swingarm as shown in
Adjuster [A] (Left Side)
Flat Adjuster [B] (Right Side)
Inspect the rear axle nut (see Rear Axle Nut Inspection in
the Periodic Maintenance chapter).
Apply a thin coat of high-temperature grease [A] to the
rear axle [B] for rust prevention.
About 10 mm (0.4 in.) [C]
About 70 mm (2.8 in.) [D]
Do not apply grease to the threads of the axle.
Insert the axle from left side, and temporarily tighten the
Install the drive chain (see Drive Chain Installation in the
Final Drive chapter).
Torque - Rear Axle Nut: 110 N·m (11.2 kgf·m, 81.1 ft·lb)
Install the rear brake disc guard and tighten the rear brake
disc guard bolts.
Torque - Rear Brake Disc Guard Bolts: 7.0 N·m (0.71 kgf·m,
Check the rear brake for good braking power and no
After servicing, it takes several applications of the
brake pedal before the brake pads contact the disc,
which could result in increased stopping distance
and cause an accident resulting in injury or death.
Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until a firm
brake pedal is obtained by pumping the pedal until
the pads are against the disc.
Refer to the Wheel Bearing Inspection in the Periodic