750R (Euro)

Cleaning the Hitachi Carb

This series assumes you took the carbs apart, and are trying to figure out how to put them back together again. If you haven’t taken them apart yet, it’s a good idea to skim through this first anyway. Address any questions to: xj-owners@micapeak.com, and we’ll try to talk you through it.


Pictures and text by Dwayne Verhey


Chapter 1, Introduction



Service Manual


Cleaning and Replacing the CMS Display/ Microcomputer

Cleaning and replacement

Use the following procedure to replace the LCD unit or the microcomputer unit.

1. Remove the headlight lens and the two headlight-body holding bolts. This will give you easy access to the instrument-panel holding nuts.

Anti Dive System




Normal oil flow -- no brakes applied.


Steering Head




A. Adjustment

Refer to "D. Reassembly" (below) for steering head adjustment procedure.

B. Removal

1.    Remove the front wheel, front forks and handlebars.


(Note: see previous section "Wheels" for removal of wheels)

B. Checking Brake Shoe Wear

1. Measure the outside diameter at the brake shoes with slide calipers.

Front brake shoe diameter:

180 mm (7.09 in) Replacement limit:

176 mm min. (6.93 in)

Front Fork







Computerized Monitor System - Operation



NOTE: Before starting out on the road, check the motorcycle conditions using computerized monitor system.

  When the main switch is turned on, all seven liquid crystal displays
(LCDs) come on, with the fuel display indicating the amount of fuel in
the tank.

Steering head, Cables and Pivot points

F. Steering Head Adjustment

The steering assembly should be checked periodically for looseness.

1.    Raise the front end of the motorcycle so that there is no weight on the front wheel.

2.    Grasp the bottom of the forks and gently rock the fork assembly backward and forward, checking for looseness in the steering assembly bearings.