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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