Fit the collars [A] on the both sides of the hub.
Tighten the axle nut [B].
Torque - Front Axle Nut: 127 N·m (13.0 kgf·m, 94 ft·lb)
Before tightening the clamp bolts on the right front fork
leg, pump the front fork up and down 4 or 5 times to all on
the right front fork leg to seat on the front axle.
Put a block in front of the front wheel to stop moving.
Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to en-
sure even tightening torque.
Tighten the axle clamp bolts [C] on the right fork leg first.
Torque - Front Axle Clamp Bolts : 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 14.5
Install the front brake calipers (see Brakes chapter).
Check the front brake effectiveness (see Brakes chapter).
Do not attempt to drive the motorcycle until a full
brake lever is obtained by pumping the brake lever
until the pads are against the disc. The brake will
not function on the first application of the lever if
this is not done.
Rear Wheel Removal
Remove the lower fairings and side stand (see Frame
Using the jack [A], raise the rear wheel off the ground.
Adjust the length of the jack legs [B], and situate the mo-
torcycle so that it is perpendicular to the ground.
Special Tool - Jack: 57001–1238
Cotter Pin [A]
Axle Nut [B]
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