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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Disassembly of structural components and the frame

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Frame inspection / Disassembly of structural components and the frame

Before carrying out dimensional checks on the frame, you must remove all the superstructures fitted, referring to the removal procedures outlined in the sections of this manual.

The rear subframes (2) and (3) are structural components of the frame (1).

Both serve to support motorcycle superstructures and must therefore be in perfect condition.

The following flow chart illustrates the logical sequence in which the parts are to be removed from the motorcycle and a reference to the section where the removal procedure is described.

Disassembly of structural components and the frame


Disassembly of structural components and the frame


Refitting is the reverse of removal.

Frame inspection
Frame Rh subframe Lh subframe Grub screw Nut Special screw Rubber pad Nut Special screw Screw Left-hand bracket Hose clip Hose clip Right-hand bracket Special screw ...

Removal of the tool tray
To remove the tool tray unit from the lateral footrests, loosen the screws (40) and remove the splashguard (20). Undo the screws (15) and remove the cover (16). Move the wiring branch ...

Other materials:

Removing the valve rocker arms
With the cylinder head in the condition described in the previous paragraph, remove the rocker arms. Unscrew the eight plugs (12) and recover the seals (15). Using an m6 screw, withdraw the shafts (2) of the opening rocker arms (3) on the exhaust and intake sides. Remove the openi ...

Shimming the shafts
Before assembling the crankcase halves, calculate the shims required to obtain the correct end float of the crankshaft and gearbox shafts. To determine the correct shim thickness proceed as follows. Shimming the crankshaft After having installed the new main bearings (with bushing (a) or ...

Clock setting function
This function sets the clock. To access the function it is necessary to view the "setting" menu page 48, using button (1, fig. 14) ?" "or (2, fig. 14) ?""select the "clock"function and press the reset button (12, fig. 12) To confirm. In the follow ...

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