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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Refitting the rear sprocket

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Final drive / Refitting the rear sprocket

Check the cush drive bushes (6) condition and, if necessary, replace them by removing them from the flange.

Refitting is the reverse of removal.

Apply recommended grease on the rear sprocket flange (5) external diameter.

Place the rear sprocket flange (5) on sprocket (17) by inserting it on cush drive damper pins (6).

Apply prescribed threadlocker on the nut threads (4).

Start the nuts on the cush drive damper pins (6) threaded side.

Tighten the nuts (4) to a torque of 44 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings), following a cross-pattern sequence.

Refitting the rear sprocket


Check for wear following the instructions given at the beginning of this section.

To refit the nut (2) follow the specifications for the wheel fixing nut, in sect. 7 - 2, Refitting the rear wheel.

Position the clip (1) as shown.

Refitting the rear sprocket


Refitting the rear sprocket


Washing the chain

Chains with o-rings must be washed in oil, diesel fuel or paraffin (kerosene).

Do not use fuel, trichloroethylene or other solvents which will damage the rubber o-rings. For the same reason use only sprays specifically formulated for use with o-ring chains.

Replacing of the rear sprocket
Lock the wheel axle rotation. Remove the clip (1). Loosen the locking nut (2) with a socket wrench. Fully unscrew the nut (2) and remove the washer (3) and the flange (5) with the sproc ...

Lubricating the chain
O-ring chains have sealed, life-lubed link studs and bushes. However, these chains need lubricating at regular intervals to protect metal parts of the chain and the o-rings. Lubrication also ser ...

Other materials:

 Trip 2  meter
This function shows the distance travelled since the trip meter was last reset (in km or miles depending on the specific application). Holding the button (1, fig. 14) ? pressed for 3 seconds when this function is displayed resets the trip meter. When the reading exceeds 9999.9, Distance t ...

Adjusting the front fork
The front fork used on this motorcycle has rebound, compression and spring preload adjustment. This adjustment is done using the outer adjusters: Rebound damping; Inner spring preload; Compression damping. Park the motorcycle in a stable position on its side stand. Turn the adjust ...

Checking and overhauling the components
Clearance between the clutch drum and friction plates Insert a friction plate (e) in the clutch drum (f) and measure the clearance (s) with a feeler gauge. Clearance "s" must not exceed 0.6 Mm. If it does, renew the plates and, if necessary, the clutch drum. Overhaul of the clutch plat ...

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