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Wheels; Front Wheel Removal; Front Wheel Installation Notes; Rear Wheel Removal - Kawasaki KX125 1990 Service Manual

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Wheels
Front
Wheel
Removal
-
Place a
jack or
block under the motorcycle
so
tha
t
the
front wheel is raised off the
ground.
-
Remove the
front disc
cover.
-
Loosen the left axle
clamp
nuts,
remove
the
axle, and
pull
out
the
wheel.
A.
Axle
C.
Cap
B.
Collar
D.
Axle
Clamp
Nuts
-I
nsert a
wood
wedge between the disc brake
pads.
This
prevents
them from being moved
out of
their
proper
position,
should
the brake lever be
squeezed
accidentally.
-Take
off the collar
and cap from the each side
of
the
front hub
CAUTION
00
not
lay the wheel on the ground with
the
disc
facing down. This can
damage
or warp the disc
.
Place
blocks under
the wheel
SO the
disc
does not
touch the
ground.
Front Wheel Installation Notes
-I
nstallation is the
reverse
of
removal.
-Fit the projection on the
cap
to the
groove
on
the
collar.
A.
Projection
8.
Cap
C. Colla
r
D.
Groove
-Tighten
the axle to the
specified
torque.
Ttghtening Torque
54N-m (5.5
kg-m,
40 ft-lb)
WHEELSITIRES 8-5
-
The arrow
mark
on the front axle
clamps
must point
upward
.
-T
ighten the upper clamp nuts first, and then tighten
the
lower clamp nuts to the
specified
torque.
rtghtening Torque
9.3 N-m 10.96 kg-m. 82
in-Ib)
A.
Arraw Mark
C.
low-er Clamp
Nuts
B.
Upper
Clamp Nuts
-
Check the front
brake for
weak
braking power
and
brake
drag.
.aWARNING
Do not attempt to drive the motorcycle
until
a
fuI
brake tever is
obtained by
pumping the brake lever
unti the
pads
are against the disc.
The
brake
wi!
not function on
the
first application of
the
lever tf
this is
not
done.
Rear Wheel Removal
-
Place a
jack
or block under the
motorcycle
so that the
rear
wheel
is
raised
off the
ground.
-Remove the
ca
liper
cover,
unscrew
the
caliper
mounting
bolts,
and
remove the caliper from
the
disc.
A.
Rea
r
Caliper
B.
Mounting Bolts
-Insert
a wood wedge
between
the brake
pads this
prevents
them from being
moved
out of
their
proper
position,
shou ld the brake
pedal
be squeezed
accidentally.
-Re move
the
clip from
the
master
link
using pliers,
and free the drive chain from
the rear
sprocket

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