Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Front Wheel Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Wheels (Rims) / Front Wheel Installation

NOTE

The direction of the wheel rotation [A] is shown by an arrow [B] on the wheel spoke.

Front Wheel Installation


The collars are identical.

Front Wheel Installation


Torque - Front Axle Nut: 127 N·m (13.0 kgf·m, 94 ft·lb)

NOTE

Put a block in front of the front wheel to stop moving.

Torque - Front Axle Clamp Bolts: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)

NOTE

Put a block in front of the front wheel to stop moving.

Torque - Front Axle Clamp Bolts: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)

NOTE

Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to ensure even tightening torque.

WARNING

After servicing, it takes several applications of the brake lever before the brake pads contact the disc, which could result in increased stopping distance and cause an accident resulting in injury or death.

Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until a firm brake lever is obtained by pumping the lever until the pads are against the disc.

Front Wheel Removal
Remove: Front Caliper Mounting Bolts [A] (Both Sides) Front Caliper [B] (Both Sides) Loosen: Front Axle Clamp Bolts [A] (Right Side) Front Axle [B] Remove the lower fair ...

Rear Wheel Removal
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand [A]. Remove: Cotter Pin [A] Rear Axle Nut [B] Washer [C] Rear Axle [D] (from Right Side) Remove the rear wheel rotation sensor ...

Other materials:

Brakes
Brake Wear Inspection Inspect the brakes for wear. For each front and rear disc brake caliper, if the thickness of either pad is less than 1 mm (0.04 in.), replace both pads in the caliper as a set. Pad replacement should be done by an authorized Kawasaki dealer. A. Lining Thickness B. ...

Shift Pedal Removal
Remove: Shift Lever Bolt [A] Front Footpeg Bracket Bolts [B] If the tie-rod [C] is to be removed from the shift pedal and the shift lever, loosen the tie-rod locknuts [D]. The front tie-rod locknut is left-hand thread. Remove: Shift Pedal Mounting Bolt [A] ...

Upper Crankcase Assembly
When installing the breather plate, replace the gasket [A] with a new one. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the bolts [A] and tighten them. Torque - Breather Plate Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87 in·lb) Install the fitting [A] until it is bottomed ...