Apply high-temperature grease to the grease seal lips.
Fit the collars [A] on the both sides of the hub.
The collars are identical.
Insert the front axle [B] from the right side.
Torque - Front Axle: 127 N·m (13.0 kgf·m, 93.7 ft·lb)
Front Axle Clamp Bolts [C]
Viewed from Rear [D]
Before tightening the front axle clamp bolts on the right
front fork leg, pump the front fork up and down 4 or 5
times to allow the right front fork leg to seat on the front
Put a block in front of the front wheel to stop moving.
Torque - Front Axle Clamp Bolts: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)
Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to en-
sure even tightening torque.
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Check the front brake effectiveness (see Brake Operation
Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter).
After servicing, it takes several applications of the
brake lever before the brake pads contact the disc,
which could result in increased stopping distance
and cause an accident resulting in injury or death.
Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until a firm
brake lever is obtained by pumping the lever until
the pads are against the disc.
Rear Wheel Removal
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand [A].