Adjusting The Front Wheel Static Balance

NOTE:

• After replacing the tire, wheel or both, the front wheel static balance should be adjusted.

• Adjust the front wheel static balance with the brake discs installed.

1. Remove:

• front wheel's heavy spot

NOTE:

Place the front wheel on a suitable balancing stand.

a. Spin the front wheel.

b. When the front wheel stops, put an "X1" mark at the bottom of the wheel.

c. Turn the front wheel 90o so that the "X1" mark is positioned as shown.

d. Release the front wheel.

e. When the wheel stops, put an "X2" mark at the bottom of the wheel.

f. Repeat steps (d) through (f) several times until all the marks come to rest at the same spot.

g. The spot where all the marks come to rest is the front wheel's heavy spot "X".

3. Adjust: • front wheel static balance a. Install a balancing weight ® onto the rim exactly opposite the heavy spot "X".

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