OISASSEMBL Y -- CHASSIS
eRe move the return spring (j) and primary cup
carefully applying compressed air to the outlet
Rear Master Cylinder Assembly:
eBefore assembly, clean all parts including the master
cylinder with brake fluid or alcohol (See CAUTION -
and apply brake fluid to the removed
parts and the inner wall of the cylinder.
not to scratch the piston or the inner wall of the cyl-
elnstall the return spring, piston
piston stop, liner, dust
and push rod
NOTE: The piston stop must be between the piston
and the dust seal.
A. Return Spring
E. Dust Seal
C. Piston Stop
F. Push Rod
elnstall the piston
Use a suitable
rod to install the piston retainer as far in as it will go.
eFit the diaphragm and the master cylinder cap.
eFit the push rod dust cover.
Damage to the rim flanges and tire beads spoil the
airtightness of tubeless tires and rims.
tubeless tires and
be careful not to damage the
See the Maintenance Section for
detailed information regarding tubeless tires
The following explanation covers tire removal and
installation using bead
irons (special tools)
If tires are to be removed and
installed using a tire changer, operate it in the manner
NOTE: A tire changer suitable for tubeless and tube-
tires is available as a Kawasaki special tool.
To ensure safe handling and
use only wheels,
and tires rec-
ommended may result in an unsafe condition, leading
to accident and injury.
2. Never install a tube on the rims on this motorcycle.
They are designed for tubeless tires only.
eRemove the wheel from the motorcycle. (See Pg.
for the front wheel and Pg.
for the rear wheel)
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under the engine.
Placing the jack in any position not
recommended may damage the engine (Fig. G2).
eRemove the wheel cap and
and remove the
disc(s) from the hub.
eFor the front wheel, remove the circlip and take off
the speedometer drive gear from the left side of the
eTo maintain wheel balance, mark the valve stem
tion on the tire with chalk so that the tire will be
reinstalled in the same
eTake out the valve core to let out the air.
A. Valve Core
eLubricate the tire beads and rim flanges on both sides
with a soap and water solution or rubber lubricant.
This helps the tire beads slip off the rim
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deterioration of the tire.
eBreak the beads away from both sides of the rim with
the bead breaker (special tool)
A. Bead Breaker