Steering Stem Bearing
Stem Bearing Removal
Remove the steering stem (see Steering Stem Removal).
Drive out the bearing outer races from the head pipe.
Special Tool - Head Pipe Outer Race Remover: 57001
If either steering stem bearing is damaged, it is recom-
mended that both the upper and lower bearings (includ-
ing outer races) be replaced with new ones.
Remove the lower inner race [A] which is pressed onto
the steering stem, using a chisel.
Grease Seal [B]
Tap here [C]
Stem Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing outer races with new ones.
Apply grease to the outer races, and drive them into the
head pipe at the same time.
Special Tools - Head Pipe Outer Race Press Shaft: 57001
Head Pipe Outer Race Drivers: 57001-1077
Replace the stem bearing inner races with new ones.
Apply grease to the lower inner race [A], and drive it onto
the stem base.
Special Tools - Steering Stem Bearing Driver: 57001-1344
Steering Stem Bearing Driver Adapter:
Install the steering stem.
Do not install the O-rings yet.
Settle the bearings in place as follows:
Tighten the stem nut to 78 N·m (8.0 kgf·m, 58 ft·lb) of
torque. (To tighten the steering stem nut to the specified
torque, hook the wrench on the stem nut, and pull the
wrench at the hole by 440 N (45 kgf, 99 lb) force in the
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench: 57001-1100 [A]
180 mm [B]