DISASSEMBLY -- CHASSIS
Replace the lower tapered roller bearing with a new
one, if the grease seal is damaged. Apply grease to
the lower tapered roller bearing inner race, and then
drive it onto the steering stem using the stem bearing
driver and adapter (special tools). The "UP" mark
on the adapter must face upwards.
sure to press
it until it stops at the stem base.
Bearing Driver (57001-137)
B. Adapter (57001-1074)
Removal (each fork leg):
eSet the motorcycle on its center stand, and lift the
front wheel off the ground using a jack at the specified
location under the engine or by other suitable means.
eRemove the front wheel (Pg.
eRemove the bolts and lockwashers
ea), and remove
elf the fork leg is to be disassembled after
release the air through the air valve and loosen the air
valve and the top bolt now.
eLoosen the upper and lower clamp bolts (3).
A. Upper Clamp Bolt
C. Top Bolt
Lower Clamp Bolts
eWith a twisting motion, work the fork leg down and
Installation Notes (each fork leg):
1. Slide the fork leg
up through the lower and upper
clamps until the mating surface of the top bolt
flange and the inner tube end is even with the upper
surface of the stem head. Tighten the upper clamp
ft-Ibs) of torque and the lower
clamp bolts to
Front Fork Installation
If the fork leg was disassembled, tighten the top
ft-Ibs) of torque and apply
a non-permanent locking agent to the thread of
air valve and tighten the valve to
of torque. And
inject air through the air valve.
(See Pg. 26).
3. Check the front brake (Pg. 27).
eRemove the air valve
its 0 ring
and top bolt
and pull out the spring seat
ePour the oil into a suitable container, pumping as
necessary to empty out a" the oil.
eTo keep the fork cylinder
from turning, use the
front fork cylinder holder handle and adapter (special
tools). Unscrew the A"en bolt
the bottom of the outer tube
separate the inner tube
from the outer tube by
pulling it out.