Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Balance Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Wheels (Rims) / Balance Inspection

Repeat this procedure several times. If the wheel stops of its own accord in various positions, it is well balanced.

If the wheel always stops in one position, adjust the wheel balance (see Balance Adjustment).

Balance Inspection


Axle Inspection
Remove the front and rear axles (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Visually inspect the front and rear axle for damages. If the axle is damaged or bent, replace it. Place the axle in V bloc ...

Balance Adjustment
If the wheel always stops in one position, provisionally attach a balance weight [A] on the rim at the marking using adhesive tape. Rotate the wheel 1/4 turn [B], and see whether or not the ...

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Connecting Rod Twist Inspection
With the big-end arbor [A] still on V block [C], hold the connecting rod horizontally and measure the amount that the arbor [B] varies from being paralleled with the surface plate over a 100 mm (3.94 in.) length of the arbor to determine the amount of connecting rod twist. If the conne ...

Drive Chain Wear Inspection
Remove the chain cover (see Drive Chain Removal/Installation in the Final Drive chapter). Rotate the rear wheel to inspect the drive chain for damaged rollers, and loose pins and links If there is any irregularity, replace the drive chain. Lubricate the drive chain if it appears dry. ...

Exploded View
5. Other than US, CA, and CAL Models 6. The big diameter side of the dampers faces upward. G: Apply grease. L: Apply a non-permanent locking agent. R: Replacement Parts S: Follow the specified tightening sequence. SS: Apply silicone sealant. 11. Immobilizer Ampli ...