If the dust cover is dirty, clean it. Use a new Honda Genuine air cleaner specified for your model or an air cleaner of equal quality. Add oil until the oil is in the center of glass window. Instructions for other components are presented in other sections of this manual where they will be most useful. The idea of running a cooler on any of these systems is to lower the overall oil temperature helping efficiency and pro-longing the life of parts.
The shift lever is located near the left footpeg. If the electrodes and insulator tip appear unusually fouled or burned, we suggest that you contact your Honda dealer. There is much that you can do to protect yourself when you ride. If you do not have the skills or the tools, see your Honda dealer. Know how to operate all the controls. The opinions posted on this site are solely those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the site owners, moderators, members, advertisers, or any other entity.
Their functions are described on the following pages. The colour code is helpful when ordering replacement parts. An improperly disposed of battery can be harmf ul to the environment and human health. If freeplay is still excessive after adjusting the brake lining clearance, there is probably air in the brake system and it must be bled out. Taking Care of the Unexpected. Using the wrong air cleaner may result in premature engine wear.
Practice the techniques outlined in this section on level ground and at low speeds until you are confident in making turns. Wheel spacers provide clearance between the wheel and the hub to which the wheel is mounted. Total front and rear suspension travel is 5. But any major brand of oil will provide the exact same protection and will not void the warranty. Then remove the drain plug at the bottom of the engine. Ordinary rope is not recommended because it can stretch under load.
Never climb hills with excessively slippery or loose surfaces. First you will have to pull the carbs out. See your Honda dealer to have the air bled from the system. The Nissan Z20E engine features a cast iron block and aluminum alloy cylinder head with two ignition plugs per cylinder. It is better to underfill the motor than to overfill it. Running the engine with an improper oil level can cause serious engine damage. Brake f luid can damage plastic and painted surf aces.
There's no reason whatsoever to use 10W-30 weight oil. To allow for the larger engines a joint venture between Baldwin Motorsports and Timken Bearing, in the 90's, produced a set of stronger aftermarket gears. Using a spark plug wrench provided in the tool kit, remove the spark plug. The color was returned to white for its final year. Bore and Stroke 66 X 72 mm 2.
General Recommendations Refer to Saf ety Precautions. Remove the rear brake drain bolt from the bottom of the rear brake cover. Skidding during a turn is more likely to occur on slippery surfaces, such as snow, ice, mud and loose gravel. Bump starting is also not recommended. Honda does not even refine oil and Honda oil is a major brand that is packaged for Honda with their name on the can.
This was also the only year to be available with red fenders. I use Pennzoil in my Honda. No, you can use any major brand of motor oil you want. The items listed on this page are described in this section. The pistons are each fitted with two compression rings and a single oil ring. Without new quads available after the 1989 model year, stronger replacement frames for racing were soon needed.
If you have a tyre professionally replaced at a non-Honda facility, we recommended that you have the work checked by your Honda dealer. Ed Scott ; Randy Stephens, editor. Using a screwdriver, turn the brake shoe adjuster until the front brake locks. It was not designed to carry a passenger. After it's clean you'll want to either install a new gasket or use silicone to seal it up and put it all back together.
Just take a rag not a paper towel with some carb cleaner and wipe everything down as much as possible. Improperly operating in reverse could cause you to hit an obstacle or person behind you, resulting in serious injury. The Nissan Z20E is a 2. Watch out for bumps, rain ruts, potholes and other obstacles in the terrain. Check local regulations before riding. Avoid using either the front brake or rear brake hard or abruptly when riding down hills. .