10-8 WHEELS / TIRES
Remove the rear caliper mounting bolts and rear caliper.
Remove the inner fender and chain cover.
Remove the drive chain [A] from the rear sprocket toward
Move the rear wheel back and remove it.
Do not lay the wheel on the ground with the disc
facing down. This can damage or warp the disc.
Place blocks under the wheel so that the disc does
not touch the ground.
Rear Wheel Installation
Engage the drive chain with the rear sprocket.
Install the caliper bracket [A] onto the swingarm stop [B].
Insert the axle from the right side of the wheel, and tighten
the axle nut.
Insert a new cotter pin [A].
When inserting the cotter pin, if the slots in the nut do
not align with the cotter pin hole in the axle, tighten the
nit clockwise [B] up to next alignment.
It should be within 30 degree.
Loosen once and tighten again when the slot goes past
the nearest hole.
Bend the cotter pin [A] over the nut [B].
Torque - Rear Axle Nut: 127 N·m (13.0 kgf·m, 94 ft·lb)
Adjust the drive chain slack after installation (see Final
Drive in the Periodic Maintenance chapter).
Install the rear caliper, chain cover and inner fender.
Check the rear brake effectiveness.
Do not attempt to drive the motorcycle until a full
brake pedal is obtained by pumping the brake pedal
until the pads are against the disc. The brake will
not function on the first application of the pedal if
this is not done.