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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Checking the frame

Check the dimensions of the frame against the dimensions shown here to determine whether it needs to be realigned or renewed.

Important

Damaged frames must be changed, not repaired. Any work carried out on the frame can give rise to potential danger, infringing the requirements of ec directives concerning manufacturers' liability and general product safety.

Frame general dimensions (mm)

Checking the frame


Removing the frame and the lateral footrests
Loosen the two special screws (6) to separate the frame (1) from the lateral brackets (2) and (3). On the left side of the vehicle block retaining pins (9) and loosen the nuts (8) on the right ...

Reassembly of structural components and the frame
Check for the nuts with clips (8). Apply recommended grease on the threads of the adjusters (4) and the ring nuts (5) having care not to have grease on the surface (c) of the adjusters. Tig ...

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Adjusting the front fork
The front fork used on this motorcycle has rebound, compression and spring preload adjustment. This adjustment is done using the outer adjusters: Rebound damping; Inner spring preload; Compression damping. Park the motorcycle in a stable position on its side stand. Turn the adjust ...

Gearchange mechanism
Return spring Washer Special screw Gear pawl assembly Interlock plunger holder Sealing washer Detent ball spring Ball Circlip Selector claw return spring Shim washer Ring Nut Selector drum control fork Gearchange lever pin Shaft with gearchange lever arm Gearch ...

Refitting the front forks
Refit the fork legs, positioning them at the height shown in the figure relative to the upper surface of the bottom yoke. Warning The difference in height between the two fork legs must be no greater than 0.1 Mm. Position the fork legs (5) and (6) on the yoke base (4) and on the steering ...

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