Installation

STEERING SI EM

STEERING SI EM

LOCK NUT LOCK WASHER TOP THREAD

UPPER DUST SEAL

LOCK NUT LOCK WASHER TOP THREAD

UPPER DUST SEAL

LOWER INNER RACE LOWER DUST SEAL

Apply grease to the upper and lower hearings and bearing races.

Install the lower bearing onto the steering stem. Insert the steering stem into the steering head pipe.

Install upper bearing, inner race and dust seal.

INNER RACE/UPPER BEARING

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DUST SEAL

STEERING STEM

LOWER BEARING

Apply oil to the bearing adjustment nut threads. Install and tighten the stem bearing adjusting nut to the initial torque.

TOOL:

Steering stem socket

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STEERING STEM SOCKET

STEERING STEM SOCKET

STEERING STEM SOCKET

ADJUSTING NUT

ADJUSTING NUT

Move the steering stem to the right and left, lock to lock, five times to seat the bearings. Make sure the steering stem moves smoothly, without play or binding; then loosen the bearing adjusting nut.

Rctightcn the bearing adjusting nut to the specified torque.

Recheck that the steering stem moves smoothly without play or binding.

Install the new lock washer onto the steering stem.

Align the tabs of the lock washer with the grouves in the adjustment nut and bend the two opposite tabs (shorter) down into the adjustment nut groove.

ADJUSTING NUT

STEERING STEM SOCKET

ADJUSTING NUT

LOCK NUT

LOCK WASHER TAB

Install and finger tighten the lock nut. Hold the lock nut and further tighten the lock nut within 1/4 turn (90s), enough to align its grooves with the lock washer tabs.

Bend the lock washer tabs up into the lock nut groove.

LOCK NUT

LOCK WASHER TAB

Install the fork legs (page 13-23).

Install the top bridge and steering stem nut. Tighten the steering stem nut to the specified torque.

Band Adjustment Replacement Lock Nut

Install the front brake hose clamp, tighten the bolt to the specified torque.

Install the horn unit assembly and tighten the mount ing bolt.

Connect the horn wire connectors.

Connect the ignition switch 4P (White) connector and secure the wires with the wire band and clamp (page 1-23).

Install the following:

Sportster Fork Leg Assembly
STEM NUT

BRAKE HOSE CLAMP BOLT

HORN UNIT

Yamaha Indicator Switch Diagram

WIRE CLAMP WIRE RAND

4P (WHITE) CONNECTOR

Make sure there is no cable or wire harness interference.

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