Stem, Stem Bearing Removal
Upper Fairing Bracket (see Upper Fairing Bracket Re-
moval in the Frame chapter)
Handlebars and Lower Handlebar Holder (see Handle-
Steering Stem Head Bolt Plug [A]
Steering Stem Head Bolt [B] and Washer
Front Forks [A] (see Front Fork Removal in the Suspen-
Steering Stem Head
Brake Hose Fitting Bolt [B]
Bend the claws [A] of claw washer back.
Remove the steering stem locknut [B].
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench: 57001-1100
Remove the claw washer.
Pushing up the stem base, and remove the steering stem
nut [A] with stem cap [B].
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench [C]: 57001-1100
Steering Stem [D]
Upper Ball Bearing Inner Race and Ball Bearing
To remove the ball bearing outer races [A] pressed into
the head pipe [B], insert a bar [C] into the recesses of
head pipe, and applying it to both recess alternately ham-
mer it to drive the race out.
If either steering stem bearing is damaged, it is recom-
mended that both the upper and lower bearings (includ-
ing outer races) should be replaced with new ones.