Adjusting Brakes

Adjusting Front Wheel Brake

Loosen adjusting sleeve lock nut and turn adjusting sleeve as necessary to attain correct free movement of hand lever. After correct hand lever adjustment is made, tighten adjusting sleeve lock nut.

Properly adjusted, hand lever will move freely about one-quarter of its full movement before brake starts to take effect. Adjusted tighter brake may drag.

Keep brake control wire well oiled for easy operation.

Adjusting Rear Wheel Brake

Loosen clevis lock nut on brake rod. Remove clevis pin from end of rear brake rod clevis and turn clevis as necessary to attain correct adjust ment.

Correctly adjusted, brake will not take effect until pedal is pushed down about an inch. Brake should take full effect at least an inch before pedal bottoms. Turn rear wheel to make sure brake is not too tight and dragging.

Note: If motorcycle is equipped with sidecar, see "Adjusting Sidecar Wheel Brake," before adjusting rear wheel brake.

Adjusting Sidecar Wheel Brake

Disconnect sidecar brake rod. (short rod) from brake shaft lever. Adjust rear wheel brake, see "Adjusting Rear Wheel Brake." After rear wheel brake has been correctly adjusted, adjust length of sidecar brake rod so when footpedal is operated, the rear brake starts to take effect slightly before sidecar wheel brake.

DIY Battery Repair

DIY Battery Repair

You can now recondition your old batteries at home and bring them back to 100 percent of their working condition. This guide will enable you to revive All NiCd batteries regardless of brand and battery volt. It will give you the required information on how to re-energize and revive your NiCd batteries through the RVD process, charging method and charging guidelines.

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