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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
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Steering head: steering
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Overhauling the front wheel
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