Replacement of Joint/clev
Before dismantling the Joint/Clev:
Remove the crank,
Remove the chain wheel.
Rear triangle bolt
Repeat Step 1 in reverse to reassemble the Joint/Clev.
Recommended torque for the rear triangle bolt is 120-150 kgf-cm.
Recommended torque for the Joint/Clev bolt is 120-150 kgf-cm.
Replacement of front frame
Step 1: Remove the rear shock, rocker arm.
Step 2: Remove the rear triangle (follow rear triangle disassembly steps).
Step 3: Remove the saddle, seat post, seat post clamp.
Step 4: Remove the front fork, heat parts, stem
Step 5: Remove the Joint/Clev (follow Joint/Clev disassembly steps).
Q1: If the frame pivots and links for any looseness or play
Make sure that the pivot bolts are tightened to the appropriate torque value
If the pivot bolt is not tightened to the apporpriate torque value, unthread
the bolt enough to expose the receiving threads on frameset or linkage.
Put one drop of blue LoctiteTM on the exposed receiving threads.
Tighten the bolt to the appropriate torque value.
Wipe off excess blue LoctiteTM on the back of the threads.
Loosen the Joint/Clev bolt and
remove the Joint/Clev.