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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: 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.

Refitting the front forks


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 head (3).

Lock the fork legs by tightening the screws (1) to the torque of 20 nm +/- 5%, the screws (2) to the torque of 22 nm +/- 5%, and the screws (26) to 12 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings) that secure the bottom yoke (4) and the steering head (3): tighten one fork leg at a time.

Important

If the screws (1) (2) and (26) were removed on disassembly, smear the threads with the specified grease before tightening.

Refitting the front forks


Refit any parts removed from the frame:


Warning

Do not ride with the front mudguard removed. The brake hoses are retained to the front mudguard to keep them from touching the wheel under braking.

Overhauling the front forks
Note It is advisable to loosen the top cap (14) when the fork is still fitted to the motorcycle. Note The specific tools for the revision of the fork, are described in sect. 3 - 4, Specific too ...

Steering head: steering
Screw Steering head Screw Lower rh u-bolt Lower lh u-bolt Bearing Screw Sealing ring Washer Spacer Washer Nut Washer Screw Bottom yoke Dowel Nut Screw Specia ...

Other materials:

Removal of the throttle twistgrip
Peel back the rubber sleeve (a) protecting the throttle control cables. Undo the screws (b) of the throttle grip (6) and open the command. Disconnect the throttle grip cables (10) by unhooking the cable ends (c) from their seats. Remove the throttle twistgrip (6) from the handlebar. ...

Removal of the front brake master cylinder
Warning The brake master cylinder manufacturer advises against servicing the brake master cylinder due to the safety critical nature of this component. Incorrect overhaul of these critical safety components can endanger rider and passenger safety. Maintenance operations on these units are l ...

Refitting the front wheel
When all the necessary inspections have been completed, refit the wheel as follows. Fit the spacers (3) and (9) to the seal rings on the sides of the wheel hub. Install the complete wheel between the fork legs. Lubricate the shank and thread of the wheel axle (10). Take the pin ...

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