Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Swingarm Bearing Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Swingarm / Swingarm Bearing Installation

Insert the needle bearing driver [A] into the needle bearing [B] and press the needle bearing into the housing until the driver contacts the end surface of the housing.

NOTE

Swingarm Bearing Installation


Special Tools - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129

Needle Bearing Driver, 28:
57001-1610

Spacer 28: 57001-1663


Needle Bearing Driver, 20 &
Spacer, 28
(Spacer): 57001-1678

Press in the ball bearing until it bottomed.

Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129

Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143

Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129

Swingarm


32 mm (1.26 in.) [A] 1 mm (0.04 in.) [B] 1.5 mm (0.06 in.) [C] 9.5 mm (0.37 in.) [D] 27.5 mm (1.08 in.) [E] Needle Bearings [F] Grease Seals [G] Ball Bearing [H] Circlip [I]

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 ...

Swingarm Bearing, Sleeve Inspection
NOTICE Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Removal may damage them. Inspect the needle bearings [A] and ball bearing installed in the swingarm. The rollers and ball in a bearing ...

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In accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart, it is very important to 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. Please ask your authorized Kawasaki dealer for torque values. 1. Clutch Lever Hol ...

Valve Guide Installation
Apply engine oil to the valve guide outer surface before installation. Heat the area around the valve guide hole to about 120 150°C (248 302°F). NOTICE Do not heat the cylinder head with a torch. This will warp the cylinder head. Soak the cylinder head and heat the oil. Usin ...

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