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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
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