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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual: Handlebar removal and installation

Removal

  1. Remove the following parts from the left handlebar.
  1.  left handlebar switch box (1)
  2.  handlebar balancer (2)
  3.  grip rubber (3)
  4.  clutch cable (4)

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


  1. Remove the following parts from the right handlebar.
  1.  right handlebar switch box (5)
  2.  handlebar balancer (6)
  3.  throttle grip (7)
  4.  front brake master cylinder (8)
Caution

do not turn the front brake master cylinder upside down.

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


  1. Loosen the handlebar clamp bolts (9) and front fork upper clamp bolts (10).

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


  1. Remove the steering stem head nut (11) and washer (12).
  2.  Remove the steering stem upper bracket assembly (13).
Note

place a rag under the steering stem upper bracket to prevent scratching the body cowling and the combination meter.

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


  1. Remove the handlebars (14) upward.

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


  1. Remove the clutch lever assembly (15) from the left handlebar.

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


Installation

Install the handlebars in the reverse order of removal.

Pay attention to the following points:

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


Note

face the chamfer side of the washer downward.

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


Tightening torque front fork upper clamp bolt (a): 23 n·m (2.3 Kgfm, 16.5 Lbf-ft) handlebar clamp bolt (b): 23 n·m (2.3 Kgf-m, 16.5 Lbf-ft)

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


Tightening torque steering stem head nut (c): 90 n·m (9.0 Kgf-m, 65.0 Lbf-ft)

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


: Grease 99000–25010 (suzuki
super grease “a” or equivalent)

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


: Handle grip bond (handle
grip bond (commercially available))

Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


Suzuki GSX-R. Handlebar removal and installation


Handlebar components
Throttle grip Grip rubber Right handlebar switch box Left handlebar switch box Right handlebar Left handlebar Handlebar expander Handlebar balancer ...

Handlebars inspection
Refer to “handlebar removal and installation” (page 6b- 2). Inspect the handlebars for distortion and damage. If any defect is found, replace the handlebar with a new one. ...

Other materials:

Reporting safety defects
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the national highway traffic safety administration (nhtsa) in addition to notifying american suzuki motor corp. If nhtsa receives similar complaints, it ma ...

Steering / steering damper related parts inspection
Refer to “steering / steering damper removal and installation” . Inspect the removed parts for the following abnormalities: Steering stem Distortion of the steering stem and brackets. Bearing Bearing wear or damage  abnormal bearing noise  race wear or damage &nbs ...

Special tools and equipment
Recommended service material Note required service material is also described in the following. “Water hose routing diagram”  “water pump components”  “water pump construction” Special tool ...

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