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:

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] Remove: Front Master Cylinder [A] (see Front Master Cylinder Removal in the Brakes chapter) ...

Subthrottle Valve Actuator Input Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Disconnect the subthrottle valve actuator connector and connect the measuring adapter [A] between these connectors as shown in the figure. Main Harness [B] Subthrottle Valve Actuator [C] Special Tool ...

Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Installation
Replace the needle bearings [A] and oil seals with new ones. Apply plenty of grease to the lips of the oil seals. Install the needle bearings and oil seals position as shown in the figure. Screw the needle bearing driver into the driver holder. Insert the needle bearing driver into th ...