Balance Weight Removal
Insert a flat tip screwdrivers [A] [B] between the rib [C] and
weight [D] as shown.
Pry the balance weight with two screwdrivers and remove
the balance weight.
Discard the used balance weight.
Do not tap the screwdrivers. The rim could be dam-
Balance Weight Installation
Check if the weight portion has any play on the blade [A]
and clip [B].
If it does, discard it.
Unbalanced wheels can create an unsafe riding
condition. If the balance weight has any play on
the rib of the rim, the blade and/or clip have been
stretched. Replace the loose balance weight. Do
not reuse used balance weight.
Balance weights are available from Kawasaki dealers
in 10, 20 and 30 grams (0.35, 0.71 and 1.06 oz.) sizes.
An imbalance of less than 10 grams (0.35 oz.) will not
usually affect running stability.
Do not use four or more balance weights (more than 90
grams, 3.2 oz.). If the wheel requires an excess balance
weight, disassemble the wheel to find the cause.
Slip the balance weight [A] onto the rib [B] by pushing or
lightly hammering [C] the clip [D].
Left Side [E]
Right Side [F]
10 g (0.35 oz.)
20 g (0.71 oz.)
30 g (1.06 oz.)