Front Fork Installation
Install the fork so that the top end [A] of the outer tube is
flush with the upper surface [B] of the steering stem head
Tighten the lower fork clamp bolts and fork top bolt.
Torque - Front Fork Clamp Bolts (Lower): 20 N·m (2.0
kgf·m, 14.5 ft·lb)
Front Fork Top Plug: 23 N·m (2.3 kgf·m, 17 ft·lb)
Tighten the handlebar holder bolt upper fork clamp bolt.
Torque - Handlebar Holder Bolt: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)
Front Fork Clamp Bolt (Upper): 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m,
Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to en-
sure even tightening torque.
Tighten the top plug before tightening the handlebar
holder bolt upper fork clamp bolt.
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Adjust the spring preload and the damping force.
Front Fork Oil Change
Remove the front fork (see Front Fork Removal).
Hold the inner tube lower end in a vise.
Unscrew the top plug [A] out of the outer tube.
Install the clamps [A] as shown.
Set the clamps so that the cutout [B] of the upper side
does not touch the tongue shape of stopper, pull up the
outer tube [C] to hold it by the clamps, and then tighten
the two bolts [D]. The outer tube is used as a guide.
Special Tool - Fork Spring Compressor: 57001–1540
Screw the handles in the clamps to the bottom.