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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 n·m (5.0 Kgf-m, 36.0 Lbf-ft) rear shock absorber lower mounting nut (b): 50 n·m (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:

Wheel balance check and adjustment
Check and adjust the wheel balance in the following procedures:  removal the wheel assembly. Refer to “front wheel assembly removal and installation”  and “rear wheel assembly removal and installation” .  Remove the mounting drum from the rear wheel. (For rear wheel) ref ...

Camshaft sprocket
Inspect the camshaft sprocket in the following procedures:  remove the intake and exhaust camshafts. Refer to “engine top side disassembly” .  Inspect the teeth of each camshaft sprocket for wear or damage. If they are worn or damaged, replace the sprocket/ camshaft assembl ...

Gearshift shaft oil seal / bearing removal and installation
Removal Remove the gearshift shaft. Refer to “gearshift shaft / gearshift cam plate removal and installation” .  Remove the gearshift shaft oil seal (1). Remove the bearings (2) and (3) with the special tools. Special tool (a): 09921–20210 (bearing remover (12 mm)) ...

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