Rear Shock Absorber
When pulling out the mounting bolts, lift the rear
wheel slightly. Forcing or tapping on a bolt could
damage the bolt, sleeve, and bearing
Remove the tie-rod mounting bolt and nut [A] (Rear), and
turn the tie-rod [B] downward.
Remove the rear shock absorber lower mounting bolt and
Remove the rear shock absorber upper mounting bolt [A],
nut, and pull out the rear shock absorber [B] down and out.
Rear Shock Absorber Installation
Pack the rocker arm needle bearings with grease.
Apply the tie-rod mounting bolts (rear) to the 2-stroke oil.
Torque - Upper Rear Shock Absorber Mounting Nut: 39
N·m (4.0 kgf·m, 29 ft·lb)
Lower Rear Shock Absorber Mounting Nut: 34
N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb)
Tie-rod Mounting Nut (Rear): 59 N·m (6.0 kgf·m, 44
Install removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
In addition to the standard spring, heavy and light springs
are available. If the standard spring is improper for your
purpose, select a proper one according to the rider's weight
or course conditions.
Rear Shock Absorber (see Rear Shock Absorber Re-
Clean the threaded portion on the upper of the rear shock
Hold the lower of the rear shock absorber with a vise.