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Wheels (rims); Front Wheel Removal; Front Wheel Installation; Rear Wheel Removal - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Wheels (Rims)

Front Wheel Removal

Remove the speedometer cable lower end.
Loosen the front axle nut [A].
Raise the front wheel off the ground.
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238
Loosen the axle clamp bolt [A].
Pull out the axle [B] to the right, and remove the front
wheel, speedometer gear housing, and collars.
Do not lay the front 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.

Front Wheel Installation

Install the speedometer gear housing so that its projec-
tions [A] fit into the gear drive notches [B] in the wheel
Fit the collar on the right hand side of the hub.
Fit the speedometer gear housing stop [A] to the fork leg
stop [B].
Tighten the axle nut and axle clamp bolt.
Torque - Front Axle Nut: 88 N·m (9.0 kgf·m, 65 ft·lb)
Front Axle Clamp Bolt: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb)
Install the speedometer cable lower end.
Check the front brake.
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

Left Muffler (see Exhaust Pipe, Muffler Removal in the
Engine Top End chapter)
Raise the rear wheel off the ground.
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238


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  • Ricardo Paluan Apr 27, 2016 01:22:
    Adquiri recentemen​te uma moto vulcan 500 ano 1995. Tenho o 37 anos e iniciante no mundo motociclis​ta. Entretanto​, em razão só tempo e idade da moto, não tenho o manual do proprietá​rio, sendo este indispens