DISASSEMBLY -- CHASSIS
REAR WHEEL, REAR CALIPER
eSet the motorcycle up on its center stand.
eRemove both mufflers
elf the rear caliper is to be completely removed, drain
the brake fluid from the line (Pg. 220)
banjo bolt, and free the brake hose from the caliper.
If only the rear wheel is to be removed, these opera-
tions are not necessary.
eUnscrew the lower mounting nut of the left rear shock
absorber, loosen its upper mounting
and pull the
lower end of the shock absorber off the rear caliper
C. Axle Nut
eRaise the rear wheel
to pull out the axle, and
eRest the caliper on
kind of stand so that the
and insert a wood wedge
mm thick) between the disc brake pads.
and disengage the
wheel to the
wheel cap and collar may fall from the left and the
eTake out the
the left side of the rear
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or warp the disc. Place blocks under the wheel so that
the disc does not touch the ground.
1. Before installing the wheel
use a high flash-point
solvent to completely clean off any grease that may
have gotten on either side of the disc. Do not use a
solvent which will
an oily residue.
Insert the rear axle from right to left.
If the brake hose was removed from the caliper, use
new washers on both
of the brake hose fitting,
tighten the banjo bolt to 3.0 kg-m (22 ft-Ibs) of
torque, and bleed the brake line (Pg. 221 ).
Tightening torques for the bolt and nuts are as
Caliper mounting bolt: 4.0 kg-m (29 ft-Ibs)
Axle nut: 14.0 kg-m (101 ft-Ibs)
Rear shock absorber nuts
3.0 kg-m (22 ft-Ibs)
Do not ride the motorcycle until the brake pads are
seated against the disc. Pump the brake pedal until
a firm, full "feel" is obtained. The brake will not
function on the first application of the pedal if this
is not done.
Rear Hub Disassembly:
eRemove the rubber damper
and wheel cap
the cast wheel
eRemove the disc
by unscrewing the bolts
ePry off the grease seal
and remove the ci rcl i p
elnsert a metal rod from the right side, and remove
the left side bearing
by tapping evenly around the
bearing inner race
The distance collar
out with the
elnsert the metal rod into the hub from the other
and tap out the remaining bearing
Inspect the bearings, and replace if necessary (Pg.
2. Before installing the wheel
blow any dirt
or foreign particles out of the hub with compressed
air. Lubricate the ball bearings (Pg.