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A. Right
B. Left
Turn the adjuster so that the drive
chain is in line with the sprocket, as
viewed from the rear.
d. Tighten the axle nut while pushing
down the drive chain.
Axle nut:
135 Nm (13.5 m•kg, 98
ft•lb)
e. Tighten the locknuts.
Locknut:
19 Nm (1.9 m•kg, 13
ft•lb)
CHECKING THE FRONT FORK
1. Inspect:
• Front fork smooth action
Operate the front brake and
stroke the front fork.
Unsmooth action/oil leakage →
Repair or replace.
CLEANING THE FRONT FORK OIL
SEAL AND DUST SEAL
1. Remove:
• Protector
• Dust seal "1"
Use a thin screw driver, and be care-
ful not to damage the inner fork tube
and dust seal.
2. Clean:
• Dust seal "a"
• Oil seal "b"
• Clean the dust seal and oil seal af-
ter every run.
• Apply the lithium soap base grease
on the inner tube.
RELIEVING THE FRONT FORK
INTERNAL PRESSURE
If the front fork initial movement feels
stiff during a run, relieve the front fork
internal pressure.
1. Elevate the front wheel by placing
a suitable stand under the engine.
2. Remove the air bleed screw "1"
and release the internal pressure
from the front fork.
3. Install:
• Air bleed screw
Air bleed screw:
1 Nm (0.1 m•kg, 0.7
ft•lb)
ADJUSTING THE FRONT FORK
REBOUND DAMPING FORCE
1. Adjust:
• Rebound damping force
By turning the adjuster "1".
Stiffer "a" → Increase the re-
bound damping force. (Turn
the adjuster "1" in.)
Softer "b" → Decrease the re-
bound damping force. (Turn
the adjuster "1" out.)
Extent of adjustment:
Maximum
Minimum
20 clicks out
Fully turned in
(from maximum
position
position)
3-18
CHASSIS
• STANDARD POSITION:
This is the position which is back
by the specific number of clicks
from the fully turned-in position.
Standard position:
12 clicks out
* 10 clicks out
* Except for USA and CDN
Do not force the adjuster past the
minimum or maximum extent of
adjustment. The adjuster may be
damaged.
Always adjust each front fork to
the same setting. Uneven adjust-
ment can cause poor handling and
loss of stability.
ADJUSTING THE FRONT FORK
COMPRESSION DAMPING FORCE
1. Adjust:
• Compression damping force
By turning the adjuster "1".
Stiffer "a" → Increase the com-
pression damping force. (Turn
the adjuster "1" in.)
Softer "b" → Decrease the com-
pression damping force. (Turn
the adjuster "1" out.)
Extent of adjustment:
Maximum
Minimum
20 clicks out
Fully turned in
(from maximum
position
position)
• STANDARD POSITION:
This is the position which is back
by the specific number of clicks
from the fully turned-in position.

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  • nick Jan 26, 2016 10:47:
    The download is jacked up, so it's only really viewable on the site, but can't really complain since it's free.