700NC (Maxim)



Brake Shoe

1. Measure brake shoes friction material thickness (1) with calipers. Replace if below limit.

Brake Shoe Thickness 4 mm (0.16 in)
Replacement Limit: 2 mm (0.08 in)



Basic weight: With oil and full fuel tank

224 kg (493 lb)

Maximum load*

246 kg 543 lb)

Cold tire pressure

Chapter 5, CHASSIS



Remounting the Engine


1.      Refer to engine removal. Reverse those removal steps that apply.

2.      Tighten:

• Engine mount bolts

Engine Mounting Bolt: 

Front, upper: 4.2 m-kg (30 ft-lb) 

Rear: 9.0 m-kg (65 ft-lb) 

Middle Gear Adjustment


C. Middle Gear Servicing

1.    Disassembly

Refer to page 39 for disassembly.

2.    Inspection

Refer to page 52 for inspection.

3.    Gear lash check


Cylinder Head and Camshaft Reassembly

Cylinder head and Cam shafts

a. Install the new cylinder head gasket. Install the dowel pins and "O-rings". Locate the cam chain cavity cylinder seal with the tabs down.

b.   Install the cylinder head onto the cylinder. Pull the cam chain through the cylinder head as it is installed. Tie the cam chain so that it does not fall into the crankcase.

Pistons and Cylinder Reassembly

Pistons and Cylinder

a. Install the piston rings onto the pistons. Manufacturer's marks or numbers are located on the top side of the rings.

Install the pistons on the rods. Always use new piston pin clips (1).  The arrow on the piston (2) must point to the front of the engine.

Generator, Starter and Pick-up Coil Reassembly

8. A.C. Generator

a. Install the rotor onto the shaft and tighten the bolt using the rotor holding tool (special tool) as shown.

1. Rotor holding tool

Tightening torque: 5.5 m-kg (39.8 ft-lb)

b. Install the stator coil assembly onto the crankcase and align the grooves on the stator core with the bolt holes on the crankcase.

Middle Gear and Shifter Reassembly

6. Middle gear (installation only, refer to _tbd__ for the middle gear adjustment)

a. Install the middle drive gear assembly with the proper size of shim(s) and secure it with the bearing retainers and new "TORX" screws.

Tightening torque: 2.5 m-kg (18 ft-lb)

1. Shims

b. Stake the screw heads to the dents on the bearing retainers with a center punch.