Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Balance Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Wheels (Rims) / Balance Adjustment

If the wheel rotates and the weight goes up, replace the weight with the next heavier size. If the wheel rotates and the weight goes down, replace the weight with the next lighter size. Repeat these steps until the wheel remains at rest after being rotated 1/4 turn.

Balance Adjustment


Balance Inspection
Remove the front and rear wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Support the wheel so that it can be spun freely. Spin the wheel lightly, and mark [A] the wheel at the top when the wheel st ...

Balance Weight Removal
Insert a regular tip screwdrivers [A] [B] between the rib [C] and weight [D] as shown in the figure. Pry the balance weight with two screwdrivers and remove the balance weight. Discard the ...

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Rebound Damping Force Adjustment
To adjust the rebound damping force, turn the rebound damping adjuster [A]. The standard adjuster setting is the 3 3/4 turns out from the fully clockwise position. WARNINGIf both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition may res ...

Clutch Lever Installation
Install the clutch lever so that the mating surface [A] of the clutch lever clamp is aligned with the punch mark [B] of the handlebar. Tighten the upper clamp bolt first, and then the lower clamp bolt. Torque - Clutch Lever Clamp Bolts: 7.8 N·m (0.80 kgf·m, 69 in·lb) There will be ...

Brake Pedal Installation
Apply grease to the brake pedal pivot shaft [A]. Install: Washers [B] Brake Pedal [C] Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the brake pedal mounting bolt [D], and tighten it. Torque - Brake Pedal Mounting Bolt: 8.8 N·m (0.90 kgf·m, 78 in·lb) Install the re ...