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:

Cylinder Compression Measurement
NOTE Use the battery which is fully charged. Warm up the engine thoroughly. Stop the engine. Remove the spark plugs (see Spark Plug Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Attach the compression gauge [A] and adapter [B] firmly into the spark plug hole. Using the startermo ...

Check 3-3: High Beam Indicator Light (LED) Inspection
Connect the leads in the same circuit as Check 3-2. Connect the terminal [7] to the battery (+) terminal. Check that the high beam indicator light (LED) [A] goes on. If the indicator light does not go on, replace the meter unit. ...

Valve Guide Removal
Remove: Valve (see Valve Removal) Oil Seal Spring Seat Heat the area around the valve guide to 120 150°C (248 302°F), and hammer lightly on the valve guide arbor [A] to remove the guide from the top of the head. NOTICE Do not heat the cylinder head with a torch. This ...