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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual: Rear shock absorber removal and installation

Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual / Suspension / Rear suspension / Repair instructions / Rear shock absorber removal and installation

Removal

  1. Remove the right side cowling and side frame covers. Refer to exterior parts removal and installation in section 9d .
  2.  Support the motorcycle with a jack to relieve load on the rear shock absorber.
  3.  Remove the left muffler and muffler chamber heat guard no. 2. Refer to muffler / muffler chamber / exhaust pipe removal and installation in section 1k .
  4.  Remove the rear shock absorber lower mounting bolt and nut (1).

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear shock absorber removal and installation


  1. Remove the rear shock absorber upper mounting bolt and nut (2).

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear shock absorber removal and installation


  1. Remove the rear shock absorber upward

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear shock absorber removal and installation


Installation

Install the rear shock absorber in the reverse order of removal. Pay attention to the following points:

Tightening torque rear shock absorber upper mounting nut (a): 50 nm (5.0 Kgf-m, 36.0 Lbf-ft) rear shock absorber lower mounting nut (b): 50 nm (5.0 Kgf-m, 36.0 Lbf-ft)

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear shock absorber removal and installation


Suzuki GSX-R. Rear shock absorber removal and installation


Rear suspension inspection

Refer to rear suspension inspection in section 0b .

Rear suspension assembly construction
Rear shock absorber mounting bolt (upper) Rear shock absorber mounting nut (lower) Cushion rod mounting nut (front) Cushion rod mounting nut (rear) Cushion lever mo ...

Rear shock absorber inspection
Refer to rear shock absorber removal and installation . Shock absorber Inspect the rear shock absorber for damage and oil leakage, and absorber bushing for wear and damage. If any defect is foun ...

Other materials:

Cooling fan inspection
Cooling fan operating temperature standard (on → off): approx. 100 ?C (212 ƒf) (off → on): approx. 105 ?C (221 ƒf) Inspect the cooling fan in the following procedures:  disconnect the cooling fan motor coupler (1). Test the cooling fan motor for load ...

Front wheel assembly construction
Brake disc bolt Brake caliper mounting bolt Front axle bolt Front axle pinch bolt Clearance 18 Nm (1.8 Kgf-m, 13.0 Lbf-ft) 39 Nm (3.9 Kgf-m, 28.0 Lbf-ft) 100 Nm (10 kgf-m, 72.5 Lbf-ft) 23 Nm (2.3 Kgf-m, 16.5 Lbf-ft) ...

Rear wheel assembly removal and installation
Removal Loosen the axle nut (1).  Raise the rear wheel off the ground and support the motorcycle with a jack or wooden block. Caution make sure that the motorcycle is supported securely. Remove the axle nut (1).  Loosen the left and right lock-nuts (2) an ...

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