Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Install the steering stem head to the front fork.
Tighten the steering stem head nut.
Torque - Steering Stem Head Nut: 98 N·m (10 kgf·m, 72
Tighten the loosened front fork clamp bolts.
Torque - Upper Front Fork Clamp Bolts: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m,
Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to en-
sure even tightening torque.
Check the steering again.
If the steering is too tight or too loose, repeat the adjust-
ment as mentioned above.
Install the handlebar [B] on the handlebar holder (lower)
so that the protruded scales of the both side adjust to the
same width [A].
Apply 2-stroke oil to the threads of the handlebar clamp
Install the handlebar holders (upper) [C] so that center [D]
of the handlebar holders (upper) and handlebar bridge [E]
Torque - Handlebar Clamp Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
After tighten, make sure space [A] [B] of the ahead and
back are same width.
Install the handlebar pad and number plate.
Steering Stem Bearing Lubrication
Remove the steering stem (see Steering Stem, Stem
Bearing Removal in the Steering chapter).
Using a high-flash point solvent, wash the upper and
lower tapered rollers in the cages, and wipe the upper
and lower outer races, which are press-fitted into the
frame head pipe, clean off grease and dirt.
Visually check the outer races and the rollers.
Replace the bearing assemblies if they show wear or
Pack the upper and lower tapered roller bearings [A] in
the cages with grease, and apply a light coat of grease to
the upper and lower outer races.
Install the steering stem, and adjust the steering (see
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