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Brake Disc; Brake Disc Removal; Brake Disc Installation; Brake Disc Wear Inspection - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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11-12 BRAKES

Brake Disc

Brake Disc Removal

Remove the front wheel (see Front Wheel Removal in the
Wheels/Tires chapter).
Unscrew the mounting Allen bolts [A], and take off the disc

Brake Disc Installation

Install the brake disc on the wheel so that the marked side
[A] faces out.
Tighten the mounting Allen bolts.
Torque - Brake Disc Mounting Bolts: 27 N·m (2.8 kgf·m, 20

Brake Disc Wear Inspection

Measure the thickness of the disc at the point where it has
worn the most.
Disc Thickness
4.8 ∼ 5.2 mm (0.189 ∼ 0.205 in.)
Service Limit:
4.5 mm (0.177 in.)
Replace the disc [A] if it has worn past the service limit.
[B] Measuring Area

Brake Disc Warp Inspection

Jack up the motorcycle so that the front wheel is off the
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238
Turn the handlebar fully to one side.
Set up a dial gauge against the disc [A] as shown and
measure disc runout.
[B] Turn the wheel by hand
Disc Runout
Less than 0.15 mm (0.006 in.)
Service Limit: 0.3 mm (0.012 in.)
If runout exceeds the service limit, replace the disc.


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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