Rear Motorcycle Wheel Removal and Drum Brake Inspection. This is a demonstration of rear wheel removal and drum brake inspection on a 1995 Kawasaki Vulcan VN 800 motorcycle. Various methods of lifting the bike and removing the wheel are discussed. Details of OEM torque settings and maximum/minimum allowable tolerance for chain length, chain slack, drum opening and brake shoe thickness are described.
This is an amateur demonstration offered for free, but with no guarantees as to safety or accuracy. DIY Motorcycle repair comes with inherent risks that need to be considered before making the decision to proceed. Any misadventure you encounter if you decide to repair your own motorcycle is your responsibility.
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