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CHECKING AND ADJUSTING THE STEERING HEAD
Lower ring nut (initial tightening
38Nm (3.8m • kgf, 27.5ft • lbf)
c. Losen the lower ring nut completely and then
tighten it to specification with a steering nut
Do not over tighten the lower ring nut.
Lower ring nut (final tightening
14Nm (1.4m • kgf, 10.1ft • lbf)
d. Check the steering head for looseness or
binding by turning the front fork all the way
in both directions. If any binding is felt, re-
move the lower bracket and check the up-
per and lower bearings.
Refer to “STEERING HEAD” in chapter 4.
e. Install the rubber washer.
f. Install the center ring nut 7.
g. Finger tighten the center ring nut, then align
the slots of both ring nuts. If necessary, hold
the lower ring nut and tighten the center ring
nut until their slots are aligned.
h. Install the lock washer 8.
Make sure the lock washer tabs a sit correctly
in the ring nut slots b.
i. Hold the lower and center ring nuts with a
ring nut wrench and tighten the upper ring
nut with a steering nut wrench.
Steering nut wrench
Ring nut wrench
Upper ring nut
75Nm (7.5m • kgf, 54.2ft • lbf)
8leg shield 1
Refer to “COVER AND PANEL”.
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