How to Install the Rear Swingarm
Bonneville T100 Liquid
The how-to guide is proved for information purposes only. The guide assumes you have general mechanical knowledge and have the ability to remove and replace components on your motorcycle. If you have any questions or are not comfortable doing the work contact a professional mechanic. Keep all stock parts from your existing system as some components may be necessary to install your new British Customs Products depending on the application.
Read through the guide prior to beginning to remove any components. Always properly support the vehicle with a stand and/or lift when servicing or performing any work. Unstable vehicles my present dangerous conditions and may cause property damage and/or personal injury
Step By Step Guide - How to Install the Rear Swingarm
1. Verify the bearing spacers are installed correctly
Note: The long spacer goes on the chain side of the swingarm (see chain rub strip for reference).
2. Install the swingarm into the frame and partially install the swingarm spindle from the right-hand side of the bike to support the swingarm. Do not allow the swingarm spindle to pass all the way through, to give access to the swingarm pivot bolt adjuster sleeve.
3. Using the Swing Arm Adjuster Wrench (T38801104), tighten the swingarm pivot bolt adjuster sleeve to 6 Nm.
4. Support the swingarm and remove the swingarm spindle and install the (1) washer and install the swingarm spindle from the left-hand side of the bike.
5. Using a 19 mm and 24 mm socket, secure the swingarm spindle (1) nut and (1) washer on the right side of the bike and tighten to 110 Nm.
6. Install the right side axel spindle cover
7. Using an 8 mm socket, install the (4) bolts that secure the front sprocket cover and tighten to 9 Nm.
Note: The lower right-hand bolt is shorter than the (3) other bolts
8. Reinstall the swingarm pivot cover to the left-hand side of the frame.
9. If removed, reinstall the rear shocks.
10. Install the rear wheel (see How to Install the Rear Wheel)
11. Reinstall the ABS sensor and brake cable clips to the left-hand side of the swingarm.
12. Using a 5 mm Allen, install the (2) bolts that secure the chain guard to the swingarm and tighten to 9 Nm.
13. Lower the motorcycle to the ground and park it on the side stand. Pump the rear brake pedal to position the rear brake pads.