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Rear Shock Absorber Installation; Rear Shock Absorber Wear Inspection; Bushing Wear Inspection - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Rear Shock Absorber

Rear Shock Absorber Installation

Tighten the mounting bolts.
Torque - Rear Shock Absorber Upper Mounting Bolt: 25
N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)
Rear Shock Absorber Lower Mounting Bolt: 34
N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb)
Adjust the rear shock absorber position (see Spring
Preload Adjustment).

Rear Shock Absorber Wear Inspection

Remove the rear shock absorbers (see Rear Shock Ab-
sorber Removal).
Compress each rear shock absorber.
Visually inspect the following items.
Compression Stroke
Oil Leakage
Other Damage
If there is any damage to the rear shock absorber, or one
unit feels weaker than the other, replace both shock ab-
sorbers as a set.

Bushing Wear Inspection

Visually inspect the rubber bushings [A].
If they show any signs of damage, replace them.
SUSPENSION 12-13

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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