Chassis

Brakes

INSPECTION

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)

Wheels

FRONT WHEEL

Basic weight: With oil and full fuel tank

224 kg (493 lb)

Maximum load*

246 kg 543 lb)

Cold tire pressure

Chapter 5, CHASSIS

Chassis Maintenance

 

FINAL GEAR OIL

Oil Level Measurement

1. Place the motorcycle on a level area and place on its centerstand. 

2 Remove:
•  Oil filler cap 

3. Observe:
•  Oil level (2)

Low level— Add oil. (1) Oil

Final gear Disassembly and Reassembly

Final gear disassembly

1.      Remove the nuts and bolts holding the bearing housing.

2.      Remove the ring gear assembly and thrust washer from the final gear case.

3. Remove the self-locking nut from drive pinion by using the holding tool (special tool) and remove the coupling.

Final gear Removal and adjustment

Final gear removal

1.      Remove the rear axle and left shock absorber. Remove the rear wheel (see "REAR WHEEL" section in this chapter).

2.      Remove the 4 nuts holding the final drive unit to the swing arm.

3.      Remove the final gear assembly.

Drive Shaft / Joint

Removal

1.      Remove the rear wheel.

2.      Remove the final gear case assembly.

3.      Remove the drive shaft.

Tires

To ensure maximum performance, long service, and safe operation, note the following: Tire air pressure

Always check and adjust the tire pressures before operating the motorcycle.

Special Tools and Troubleshooting

The following special tools are not available but can be constructed for the final gear disassembly and assembly:

PRESS TOOL NO. 1

PRESS TOOL NO. 2

GEAR CASE HOLDING TOOL

Anti-Dive system

System inspection

1.      Apply the front brake for a few minutes and check to see if any brake fluid leaks out of the pipe joints, the master cylinder, or the actuating piston housing.

2.      Check the fork for fork oil leakage.

3.      Turn the anti-dive adjusting bolt to the maximum position.