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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Swingarm / Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft

Refitting is the reverse of removal, with attention to the following points.

If the calliper bracket locating pin (14) was removed, apply the recommended threadlocker on reassembly.

Tighten the pin (14) to the torque of 33 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


If previously removed, refit the cable grommet (25) as shown in the figure and tighten the screw (26) to a torque of 1 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Before refitting apply some recommended grease to the eccentric hub (22) external surface.

Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Insert the hub (22) fully home on the swingarm (8).

Note

During this operation force the hub seat open on the swingarm enough to fit the hub (22).

Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Check that the eccentric hub (22) with respect the swing arm (8) features the horizontal axis (d) of the hub bore (b) under the horizontal axis (c) of the hub seat.

Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Apply grease on rings (17) and place them in their seat of the plate (18). Fit the washer (16) on the eccentric hub (22).

Place the plate (18) on the swingarm: the pin (14) must match with the blind slot (t) on the plate (18).

Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Refit the other washer (16) on the eccentric hub (22).

Block the plate (18) after installing circlip (19) in its groove (g) on hub (22), and setting it with its square edge outward.

Note

After this operation visually check that the circlip is perfectly inserted in the groove (g).

Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Apply an even coating of the recommended grease in the areas (a) of the axle (31).

Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Insert the rear wheel shaft (31) in the hub (22).

Ensure the stub axle (31) is seated in the hub.

Fit the inner ring (21) on the wheel shaft (31).

Insert the inner ring (21) in the hub.

Apply the recommended grease to the screws (a) and tighten to the torque of 35 nm+/-5%(sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings) following the sequence 1-2-1.

Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Refitting the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft


Set the chain tension as described in sect. 4 - 3, "Adjusting the chain tension".

Removal of the rear wheel eccentric hub and rear wheel shaft
Before removing the eccentric hub, you must first remove the parts listed below. Slacken off the screws (34). Remove the spacer (20) and the inner ring (21) on the chain side and remove the ...

Removal of the swingarm
Before removing the parts in question, you must first carry out the following operations: Remove the rear wheel eccentric hub as described in chapter "removal of the rear wheel eccentric hub ...

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Removing the valves
Raise the rocker arm (3) and remove the opening shim (5) from the valves with a pair of pliers. Push down the closing rocker arms (16) and (4) and the closing shim (7). Remove the half rings (6) from the valves with a magnetic screwdriver. Extract the closing shims (7) from the valve ...

Changing bulbs
Changing the headlight bulbs Before replacing a burnt out light bulb, ensure that the replacement bulb has the same voltage and power rating as specified for the lighting device in question (sect. 3 - 1.1, Lights/instrument panel). Warning The halogen light bulbs in the headlight become hot ...

Inspection of the gear selector forks
Visually inspect the gear selector forks. Bent forks must be renewed as they may lead to difficulties in gear changing or may suddenly disengage when under load. Use a feeler gauge to check the clearance of each fork in its gear groove. If the service limit has been exceeded, check whether ...

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