Assembling the motorcycle
Installing the front wheel
Degrease all brake discs.
Remove front straps.
Using the straps, secure the front of the motor-
cycle to the assembly crane,
BMW No. 46 5 640.
Do not damage the brake lines, Bowden cables and
Raise the front of the motorcycle.
Make sure that the motorcycle cannot topple side-
Remove rear straps.
Using the assembly crane, BMW No. 46 5 640,
carefully push the motorcycle forward off the pal-
Extend the main stand and lower the motorcycle
until it is resting firmly on the main stand and the
Integral ABS When removing and installing the
brake calipers, carefully force back the pistons only
far enough to ensure that the wheel-circuit reservoir
does not overflow.
If fluid escapes, top up the level in the wheel-circuit
reservoir to "MAX" mark.
Remove screws securing the front brake cali-
Do not apply handbrake lever or footbrake lever with
brake calipers removed/front wheel removed.
Install the front wheel with spacer (1) and speed-
ometer drive (2).
Locate stop on slider tube (A) in recess in speedom-
eter drive (B).
Tighten the retaining screw (3).
Install the front brake calipers.
Release the motorcycle from the assembly
crane, BMW No. 46 5 640.
Compress the front fork firmly several times.
Tighten the clamp screws.
The brakes are not ready for use until the brake
pads have been bedded against the brake discs
with the ignition switched on.
Bolt of quick-release axle ............................ 30 Nm
Clamping screws of quick-release axle ....... 22 Nm
Brake caliper to fork slider ........................... 30 Nm
Installing front mudguard