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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:

Tubeless tyres
Front tyre pressure: 2.50 Bar (rider only) - 2.6 Bar (with passenger and/or bags) rear tyre pressure: 2.50 Bar (rider only) - 2.6 Bar (with passenger and/or bags) as tyre pressures are affected by changes in temperature and altitude; check and adjust them whenever you are riding in areas where ...

Removal of the cylinder/piston assembly
Loosen the clamps (7) and remove the hoses (8) and (9) from the cylinder barrels (10) and from the alternator-side crankcase cover. If damaged, unscrew the unions (6). Note The following procedure is described with the engine removed from the frame and the cylinder head r ...

Refitting the number plate holder
Place the number plate light (5), as indicated, on the number plate holder plate (8) and tighten the screws (7) to a torque of 2 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Thread the number plate light wiring (c) into the opening in the number plate holder plate as shown. Fit ...

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