ADJUSTM ENT --CHASSIS
the steering stem head bolt and lockwasher.
lightly on the bottom of the stem head with a
mallet, and lift the stem head slightly
upper steering stem locknut.
A. Stem Head
Upper and Lower Stem Locknuts
the upper stem locknut all the way with the
stem nut wrench (special tool), and loosen the lower
stem locknut a fraction of a turn until it turns lightly.
the stem locknut wrench, tighten the lower
locknut to 4.0 kg-m (29 ft-Ibs) of torque.
To tighten the steering stem locknut to
torque, firstly make a notch on the stem nut
wrench at the 150
from the locknut center, second-
ly hook the wrench on the stem locknut, and then push
the wrench at the
27 kg force.
A. Steering Stem Nut Wrench
-Check that there is no play and the steering stem
smoothly without the rattle. If not, the steering stem
bearing may be
Again back out the lower steering stem locknut a
turn until it turns
Turn the lower steering stem locknut lightly clockwise
becomes hard to turn
Do not overtighten,
or the steering will be too
lower stem locknut at the position, tighten
upper stem locknut
stem head bolt
the steering stem
(13.0 ft-Ibs) of
the front fork upper clamp bolts (2) to 3.0
kg-m (22 ft-Ibs) of
the steering again
spite of correct adjustment,
steering stem parts according to the maintenance
section (Pg. 224).
handlebar, handlebar clamp,
clamp bolts (Pg. 145).
the fuel tank (Pg. 46).
To improve stability and decrease vibration at high
speed, the front and rear wheels must be kept balanced.
Check and balance the wheels when required, and
when a tire
replaced with a new one.
check the wheel balance:
the wheel (Pg. 121 or 129).
that the wheelis not damaged.
the wheel so that it can be spun freely.