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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 ...

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Refitting the rear brake calliper
When replacing the brake pipes (33) or removing one of the rear braking system components, pay special attention to the position of the couplings on the pump and the calliper. Warning If incorrectly positioned, the hose can affect brake operation and foul moving parts. Position the hose as sh ...

Riding mode  customisation
This function customises each riding style. 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 "riding mode" function and press the reset button (12, fig. 12) To go to next page. W ...

Front brake lever
Pull the lever (1, fig. 94) Towards the twistgrip to operate the front brake. The system is hydraulically assisted and you only need to pull the lever gently. The control lever (1, fig. 94) Features a dial adjuster (2, fig. 94) For lever distance from the twistgrip on handlebar adjustment. ...

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