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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:

Filling the clutch circuit
Warning Clutch fluid will damage painted surfaces if spilled on them. It is also very harmful if it comes into contact with the skin or with the eyes; in the case of accidental contact, wash the affected area thoroughly with plenty of running water. Remove cover (1) and membrane from the clut ...

Refitting the gearchange mechanism
Make sure that the gearchange linkage assembly (6) is installed with the ball joint with a left-hand thread (a) facing the lever (8). Apply the recommended grease to the non-threaded surface of the pin (4). Fit the first o-ring (5) in the pin (4). Start the pin (4) in the gearchange leve ...

Reassembling the front footrest brackets
To reassemble the brackets (6) and (21) carry out the removal procedure in the reverse order; tighten the screws (7) to a torque of 25 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). ...

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