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  • 5:25

    M8 Adjustable Rocker Arms

    Mike brings our attention to adjustable rocker arms for the M8. A topic that will become increasingly more common for Milwaukee Eight owners who establish fifty thousand miles and higher. Harley’s four valve head has two rocker arms that control two valves each. One rocker arm controls a pair of intake valves and one arm…

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  • 20:49

    Harley Davidson Motor Review – Shovel to M8

    The Harley Davidson motor has gone through a lot of changes over the years. From the Knucklehead and Panhead, the Shovelhead and Evolution, and more recently, the Twin Cam and Milwaukee Eight. In this video, Mike talks about the Halrey Davidson motor from the inception of the Shovelhead motor in 1966 and demonstrates some of…

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  • 4:16

    Harley Monoshock Adjustment

    One adjustment that often gets overlooked is the Harley monoshock adjustment on M8 Softail models. Harley Davidson Softail models were completely redesigned and there are many obvious visual differences but possibly the most notable are the new M8 motor and a completely different style chassis. Softail models have always had two shocks located at the…

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  • 4:16

    Harley Monoshock Adjustment

    One adjustment that often gets overlooked is the Harley monoshock adjustment on M8 Softail models. Harley Davidson Softail models were completely redesigned and there are many obvious visual differences but possibly the most notable are the new M8 motor and a completely different style chassis. Softail models have always had two shocks located at the…

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  • 5:03

    Introduction to M8 Softail Service

    Harley Davidson introduced Softail models for the first time in 1986. By positioning two rear shocks beneath the motorcycle, they were able to achieve the appearance of a rigid, “old school” looking frame. Between 1986 & 1999, Harley Davidson Softail’s consisted of the Fatboy, Heritage Softail, FXST, and Springer models. Future models included the Deuce,…

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  • 4:16

    M8 Harley Switches and Electrical Check

    We have the new Milwaukee Eight Heritage Softail on the lift and we are ready to begin a full service as per the factory service checklist. It is important to run the motorcycle for more than two minutes prior to service. This is important to remember before the motorcycle is strapped down on a lift…

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    Softail Shock Adjustment

    If you are not fully satisfied with the handling performance of your Harley Davidson Softail; try experimenting with your softail shock adjustment. Softail models feature adjustable rear shock absorbers located beneath the motorcycle. They function opposite of a conventional shock, as they are inverted. Positioned horizontally under the motorcycle, the shock is mounted to the…

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    15:23

    Softail Shock Maintenance & Rebuild

    Down and Gets Dirty The Softail shock is one of the most neglected components on a Harley Davidson. Although not easy to access, the shock assembly does require regular maintenance. The design of this shock assembly allows for it to accumulate road debris. The front side of the shock assembly has a number of (aprox…

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  • 11:29

    Sealed Harley Wheel Bearings Replacement

    Harley Wheel Bearings: Was Old Better? Up until 1999, the motor company used conventional, serviceable Harley wheel bearings. These were high quality bearings made by Timken. They were packed with grease and set against a bearing race with a wheel bearing seal on the outside end of the wheel hub to block out the elements…

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Style and Performance Upgradesview all >>>

  • 23:24

    Barnett Lock Up Clutch and Extra Plate Kit Install

    Barnett Lock Up Clutch and Extra Plate Kit Mike has a 2010 Road King on the lift and is ready to install the Barnett lock up clutch along with Barnett’s extra plate clutch kit. This innovative lock-up assembly is an excellent performance upgrade. Whether you are riding two up, weighed down with luggage, pulling a…

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  • 7:03

    Barnett Product Review

    Barnett Tool & Engineering has been manufacturing some of the best products for motorcycles since 1948. We are happy to be working with a great company that keeps innovating products to make our rides better in several ways including performance. Coil Spring Conversion Kit Lock-up Pressure Plate Low profile lock-up billet pressure plate. Specifically designed…

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  • 5:57

    Interview with Tommy Creal

    Our crew adds another experienced wrench to the FMH team. We sit down with Tommy Creal and get to know a little more about him and his work as a custom builder since his teenage years. He is the founder of Chopper College and has build several well known custom motorcycles. He also explains the…

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  • 5:25

    M8 Adjustable Rocker Arms

    Mike brings our attention to adjustable rocker arms for the M8. A topic that will become increasingly more common for Milwaukee Eight owners who establish fifty thousand miles and higher. Harley’s four valve head has two rocker arms that control two valves each. One rocker arm controls a pair of intake valves and one arm…

    Watch Now >>
  • 20:49

    Harley Davidson Motor Review – Shovel to M8

    The Harley Davidson motor has gone through a lot of changes over the years. From the Knucklehead and Panhead, the Shovelhead and Evolution, and more recently, the Twin Cam and Milwaukee Eight. In this video, Mike talks about the Halrey Davidson motor from the inception of the Shovelhead motor in 1966 and demonstrates some of…

    Watch Now >>
  • 4:16

    Harley Monoshock Adjustment

    One adjustment that often gets overlooked is the Harley monoshock adjustment on M8 Softail models. Harley Davidson Softail models were completely redesigned and there are many obvious visual differences but possibly the most notable are the new M8 motor and a completely different style chassis. Softail models have always had two shocks located at the…

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  • 5:25

    M8 Adjustable Rocker Arms

    Mike brings our attention to adjustable rocker arms for the M8. A topic that will become increasingly more common for Milwaukee Eight owners who establish fifty thousand miles and higher. Harley’s four valve head has two rocker arms that control two valves each. One rocker arm controls a pair of intake valves and one arm…

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  • 4:32

    Harley Twin Cam Oil Pressure Relief Valve

    Here is a great tech tip that Mike demonstrates for any members that are working in their Twin Cam, cam compartment. It is always a good habit to remove, clean, and inspect the Twin Cam oil pressure relief valve any time a cam plate is removed. Especially, if there had previously been some type of…

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  • 7:40

    What is the Best Cam for M8 114 or 107

    What’s the best cam for M8 114, 107, or 117? Our friend Mike Roen is getting prepared to take us, step by step, through the process of a S&S performance cam upgrade on this M8 Softail. Whether your bike has a 107, 114, or 117 cui motor, this procedure pertains to all M8 Harley Davidson…

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