Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Swingarm Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Swingarm / Swingarm Installation

Replace the chain guide if it shows any signs of abnormal wear or damage.

Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the chain guide bolt [B].

Swingarm Installation


Swingarm Installation


Swingarm Installation


NOTE

Tighten the swingarm pivot shaft until the clearance [C] between the ball bearing [D] and collar come to 0 mm (0 in.).

Swingarm Installation


Torque - Swingarm Pivot Shaft: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)

Special Tool - Swingarm Pivot Nut Wrench: 57001-1597

Torque - Swingarm Pivot Adjusting Collar Locknut: 98 N·m (10.0 kgf·m, 72 ft·lb)

Torque - Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut: 108 N·m (11.0 kgf·m, 80 ft·lb)

Swingarm Removal
Remove: Rear Wheel (see Rear Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter) Mud Guard with Rear Brake Hose (see Mud Guard Removal in the Frame chapter) Rocker Arm (see Rocker Arm Removal) R ...

Swingarm Bearing Removal
Remove: Swingarm (see Swingarm Removal) Collar [A] Oil Seals [B] Sleeve [C] Circlip [D] (Right Side) Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143 Remove the ball bearing and ...

Other materials:

Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness Inspection
Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also, check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good condition. NOTE For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them when the engine is cold (at room temperature). If there are loose fasteners, retighten them to ...

Transmission Assy Assembly
Install the ball bearing [A] until it is bottomed. Turn the oil seal side to the bottom. Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Install the bearing holder [B]. Turn the flat side to the bottom. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the bearing holder bolts [C]. Tighten: ...

Parking
WARNINGOperating or parking the vehicle near flammable materials can cause a fire, and can result in property damage or severe personal injury. Do not idle or park your vehicle in an area where tall or dry vegetation, or other flammable materials could come into cont ...