Brake Disc Removal
Remove the wheel (see Wheels/Tires chapter).
Unscrew the mounting bolts [A], and take off the disc.
Brake Disc Installation
Install the brake disc [A] on the wheel so that the marked
side [B] faces out.
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of
the brake disc bolts [C].
Torque - Brake Disc Bolts: 27 N·m (2.8 kgf·m, 20 ft·lb)
Brake Disc Wear
Measure the thickness of each disc [A] at the point where
it has worn the most.
Measuring Area [B]
Replace the disc if the sliding surface has worn past the
Front Disc Thickness
Rear Disk Thickness
Brake Disc Warp
Jack up the motorcycle so that the wheel is off the ground
(see Wheels/Tires chapter).
For front disc inspection, turn the handlebar fully to one
Set up a dial gage against the disc [A] as shown and mea-
sure disc runout, while turning [B] the wheel by hand.
If the runout exceeds the service limit, replace the disc.
5.1 mm (0.19 ~ 0.20 in.)
4.5 mm (0.18 in.)
7.2 mm (0.268 ~ 0.283 in.)
6.0 mm (0.24 in.)
TIR 0.15 mm (0.0059 in.) or less
TIR 0.3 mm (0.01 in.)