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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests

Ducati Diavel Service Manual / Chassis / Frame inspection / Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests

Apply the recommended grease to the thread of the pins (9) and of the nuts (8).

Place the frame (1) and the brackets (2) and (3) on the engine block. Start the pins (9) by holding the nuts (8) and insert without tightening the screws (6) into the adjusters (4).

Position and fix the rear shock absorber support to the engine crankcases and the swingarm brackets (sect. 7 - 12, Refitting the shock absorber support).

Tighten the screw (v) on the swingarm shaft right side to a torque of 72 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings), by holding the screw (z) on the left side.

Tighten the indicated front nut (8) to a torque of 60 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings), by holding the pin (9) on the left side.

Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Reassemble the tool tray (23), as described in the following paragraph, by tightening the rear screws (24) to 14 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Tighten the indicated rear nut (8) to a torque of 60 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings), by holding the pin (9) on the left side.

Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Work first on the left side and then on the right one, remove the special screws (6) and tighten to a torque of 0.5 Nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings) the adjusters (4) and make sure they are fully home on the rear plates of the rear subframe.

Locate service tool no. 88713.3166 On the ring nut (5) and fit the torque wrench to the tool.

Hold the clearance adjusters (4) and tighten the ring nuts (5) to a torque of 100 nm +/-5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Lubricate thread and underside of special screws (6), then start them on the frame, and tighten them to a torque of 55 nm +/-5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Tighten the front screws (24) to a torque of 14 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings) that retain the tool tray (23).

Reassembling the frame and the lateral footrests


Reassembly of structural components and the frame
Check for the nuts with clips (8). Apply recommended grease on the threads of the adjusters (4) and the ring nuts (5) having care not to have grease on the surface (c) of the adjusters. Tig ...

Reassembly of the tool tray
Place the tool tray unit (23) on the lateral brackets (2) and (3) by tightening the screws (24) to 14 nm +/- 5% (sect. 3-3, Frame torque settings). If the handle guide (32) has been previously r ...

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Checking valve lift
Set the engine to the configuration described for the "checking and adjusting the valve clearances", previously indicated. Position the tool 88765.1518 On the cylinder head: the part marked "a" should be on the intake side and the part marked "s" should be on the exhaust side. Seat the pl ...

Refitting the front footrests
Note The assembly of the front footrests is described only for the right one (2) but it is the same also for the left one. Place the spring (4) bringing the end (a) onto the footrest (2). Place the footrest (2) in the correct position, by inserting the end (c) of the spring (4) in the hole ...

Removal of the movable tensioner/timing belt
Loosen the nut (8) and remove the washer (7) and the tensioner pulley (9) from the pin (12) on the cylinder head. Remove the timing belt (14) from the horizontal cylinder assembly. Important If the belts are to be re-used, mark the direction of rotation with an arrow and also mark the cylin ...

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