Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Handlebar Installation

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Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the handlebar positioning bolts and tighten them.

Torque - Handlebar Positioning Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87 in·lb)

NOTE

Tighten the steering stem head bolt before tightening the upper front fork clamp bolts and handlebar clamp bolts.

Handlebar Installation


WARNING

If the handlebar does not turn to the steering stop it may cause an accident resulting in injury or death.

Be sure the cables, harnesses and hoses are routed properly and do not interfere with handlebar movement (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter).

Fit the projection [A] into a hole [B] in the handlebar.

Torque - Switch Housing Screws: 3.5 N·m (0.36 kgf·m, 31 in·lb)

Handlebar Installation


Fit the projection [A] into a hole [B] in the handlebar.

Handlebar Installation


Handlebar Removal
Remove: Steering Damper (see Steering Damper Removal) Clutch Lever Clamp Bolts [A] Clutch Lever Assembly [B] Left Switch Housing [C] Handlebar Weight [D] Left Handlebar Grip [E] ...

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Other materials:

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] ...

Valve Clearance Inspection
NOTE Valve clearance must be checked and adjusted when the engine is cold (at room temperature). Remove: Crankshaft Sensor Cover (see Crankshaft Sensor Removal in the Electrical System chapter) Cylinder Head Cover (see Cylinder Head Cover Removal in the Engine Top End chapter) Turn t ...

Rear Shock Absorber Installation
Replace the rear shock absorber nuts and tie-rod nuts with new ones. Tighten: Torque - Rear Shock Absorber Nuts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb) Tie-Rod Nuts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb) When installing the rear shock absorber bracket [A], install it so that the recess side [B] ...