Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Connecting Rod Twist Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / Crankshaft and Connecting Rods / Connecting Rod Twist Inspection

If the connecting rod twist exceeds the service limit, the connecting rod must be replaced.

Connecting Rod Twist Service Limit: TIR 0.2/100 mm (0.008/3.94 in.)

Connecting Rod Twist Inspection


Connecting Rod Bend Inspection
Remove the connecting rod big end bearing inserts, and reinstall the connecting rod big end cap. Select an arbor [A] of the same diameter as the connecting rod big end, and insert the arbor t ...

Connecting Rod Big End Side Clearance Inspection
Measure connecting rod big end side clearance. Insert a thickness gauge [A] between the big end and either crank web to determine clearance. Connecting Rod Big End Side Clearance Standard: 0. ...

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Brake Disc Installation
Install the brake disc on the wheel so that the marked side [A] faces out. Front Brake Discs [B] Rear Brake Disc [C] Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the brake disc mounting bolts. Tighten: Torque - Brake Disc Mounting Bolts: 27 N·m (2.8 kgf·m, 20 ...

Gear Position Switch Removal
Remove: Oil Pump (see Oil pump Removal in the Engine Lubrication System chapter) Engine Sprocket (see Engine Sprocket Removal in the Final Drive chapter) Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Disconnect the connector [A]. Remove: Screws [A] ...

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 blocks that are 100 mm (3.94 in.) [A] apart, and set a dial gauge [B] on the axle at a point halfway ...