Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Installing the front fork legs

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Chassis / Front fork / Installing the front fork legs

The following procedure applies to both of the front fork legs.

1. Install:

  • Front fork leg Temporarily tighten the upper and lower bracket pinch bolts.

NOTE:

Make sure the inner tube end position "a" is 24.5 mm (0.96 in) from the top of the upper bracket.

Installing the front fork legs


2. Tighten:

  • Lower bracket pinch bolt "1"

  • Upper bracket pinch bolt "2"

  • Handlebar bolt "3"

  • Handlebar pinch bolt "4"

WARNING

Make sure the brake hose, clutch cable, and leads are routed properly.

Installing the front fork legs


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