Before assembly, wash all parts with a high flash or non-flammable solvent and wipe them dry.
Wrap the end of the slider with tape.
Coat the oil seal lips with the recommended fork fluid.
Install new dust seal, stopper ring and new oil seal.
Install the oil seal with its marked side facing up.
Install the back-up ring, guide bushing and new slider bushing.
Apply the recommended fork fluid to the slider bushing and guide bushing.
Install the fork slider into the outer pipe.
Drive the oil seal in using the special tools.
Tool: Fork seal driver, 45 mm 07KMD-KZ30100.
Install the stopper ring into the groove in the outer pipe.
Install the dust seal.
Pour the specified amount of the recommended fork fluid into the fork.
Recommended fork fluid: Pro Honda Suspension Fluid SS-8.
Fork fluid capacity: 770±2.5 cm3 (26.0±0.08 US oz, 27.1±0.09 Imp oz)
Pump the outer pipe several times.
Measure the oil level from the top of the outer pipe while compressing the outer pipe all the way after stroking the outer pipe slowly more than 5 times.
Fork fluid level: 110 mm (4.3 in).
Wipe off any excessive fluid from fork spring and collar.
Install the fork spring with the tapered end facing up.
Install the fork spring joint plate and spring collar.
Install the rebound rod assembly.
Install and tighten the inner fork bolt to the specified torque.
Tool: Lock nut wrench, 36 x 44 mm 07VMA-MZ0010A.
Torque: 98 N·m (10.0 kgf·m, 72 lbf·ft).
Install the rubber stopper onto the rod.
Screw the rod lock nut fully by hand.
Apply the recommended fork fluid to the new O-ring and install it onto the fork cap.
Install the fork cap onto the rebound rod.
Hold the fork cap and tighten the lock nut to the specified torque.
Torque: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 14 lbf·ft).
Pull up the rubber stopper over the lock nut.
Screw the fork cap into the outer pipe.
Tighten the fork cap after installing the fork into the top bridge.
Install the fork protector and tighten the bolts securely.