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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Refitting the front wheel

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Front wheel / 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.

Refitting the front wheel


Refitting the front wheel


Install the complete wheel between the fork legs.

Lubricate the shank and thread of the wheel axle (10).

Refitting the front wheel


Take the pin (10) fully into the wheel hub.

Refitting the front wheel


Fit the washer (2) on the end of the axle.

Grease the thread and the underside of the head of the axle lock nut (1), then screw it on.

Refitting the front wheel


Tighten the nut (1) to the torque of 63 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the front wheel


Grease the threads and undersides of the heads of screws (a).

Tighten the two retaining screws (a) of the brake callipers (b) to a torque of 2 nm +/- 10%. (Sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings) operate the front brake lever two or three times.

Hold the lever pulled towards the handgrip and simultaneously tighten the screws (a) to a torque of 44 nm +/- 5%(sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the front wheel


Refitting the front wheel


Before tightening the screws (8), lower the bike to the ground and push up and down on the handlebar to load the suspension; so the fork legs will become properly seated onto the wheel shaft.

Tighten the screws (8) to a torque of 10 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings), proceeding in a 1-2-1 sequence.

Refitting the front wheel


Refitting the front wheel


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