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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Timing system

Desmodromic (type) with four valves per cylinder, operated by eight rocker arms (4 opening rockers and 4 closing rockers) and two overhead camshafts. It is operated by the crankshaft through spur gears, belt rollers and toothed belts.

Desmodromic timing system (fig. 159)

Desmodromic timing system


  1. Opening (or upper) rocker.
  2. Opening rocker shim.
  3. Closing (or lower) rocker shim.
  4. Return spring for lower rocker.
  5. Closing (or lower) rocker.
  6. Camshaft.
  7. Valve.
Engine
Twin cylinder, four-stroke, 90 "l" type, longitudinal, with deep sump die-cast crankcase. Bore, mm: 106 Stroke, mm: 67.9 Total displacement, cu. Cm: 1198 Compression ratio: 11.5В±0 ...

Performance data
Maximum speed in any gear should be reached only after the correct running-in period with the motorcycle properly serviced at the recommended intervals. Important Failure to follow these instruct ...

Other materials:

Charging the battery
Before charging the battery, it is recommended to remove it from the motorcycle. Important The battery is housed in the cowling, always contact a ducati dealer or an authorised service centre for its removal. Remove the left cowling (1, fig. 137) Loosening: side screw (2, fig. 137) Retaining ...

Refitting the swingarm
Apply the recommended threadlocker to the screws (7). Install the lower chain guard (15) on the swingarm (8), fastening it with the screws (7): tighten the screws (7) to a torque of 4 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings). Locate the swingarm (8) on the frame. Lubricate with ...

Useful information for safe riding
Warning Read this section before riding your motorcycle. Many accidents are the result of the inexperience of the rider. Always make sure you have your licence with you; you need a valid licence that entitles you to ride a motorcycle. Do not lend your motorcycle to persons who are inexperie ...

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