Stem, Stem Bearing Removal
Upper Fairing (see Upper Fairing Removal in the Frame
Front Wheel (see Front Wheel Removal in the
Front Fork (see Front Fork Removal in the Suspension
Brake Hose Clamp Bolt [A]
Steering Stem Head Nut [A] and Washer [B]
Steering Stem Head
Handlebars (see Handlebar Removal in this chapter)
Bend the claws [A] of lock washer straighten.
Remove the steering stem locknut [B].
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench: 57001-1100
Remove the lock washer.
Pushing up the stem base, and remove the steering stem
nut [A] with stem cap.
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench [B]: 57001-1100
Steering Stem [C]
Upper Ball Bearing Inner Race
To remove the bearing outer races [A] pressed into the
head pipe [B], insert a bar [C] into the recesses [D] of head
pipe, and applying it to both recess alternately hammer 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.