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Harley Drive Belt Tension

Bob and Mark demonstrate the professional technique for finding the tight spot in a Sportster’s rear wheel belt. You should do this without a rider or passenger and with the bike in neutral. They teach you how to check for belt tension and deflection and how to retorque the axle so you can give your bike a smoother ride.

Softail Drive Belt Installation – Part 1 of 3

Harley-Davidson Softail® rear belt installation is a big procedure. Our experts install the seals and spacers on the main shaft. We install the main drive pulley and show proper torquing of the pulley. The drive belt goes back on and then the swing arm. We re-install the rear wheel, spacers and caliper. Related Videos: Softail…

Softail Harley Belt Replacement – Removal Part 2 of 3

When it comes to Harley-Davidson maintenance the rear drive belt is a big one. There are many factors other that a belt breaking that might make you change it misalignment or warpage due to incorrect installation of parts. If you plan on going a long distance and your belt is getting old our warn take…

Harley Speedo Drive

Picked a 1972 Shovelhead custom chopper. I have to add an odometer to get a title. It does not have a speedometer or any gauges other than an oil pressure gauge. Any advice on how to wire in the odometer? Can send pictures if that will help. Via Email You will need to add a…

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How to Check Harley-Davidson Belt Tension

When you remove the rear wheel, make sure you check the Harley-Davidson belt tension and belt alignment after you reinstall it. Bob and Mark walk us through a couple of these important steps. This video provides and easy to follow guide for you to check your Harley belt tension and guides you through what to…

Drive Belt and Pulley Replacement

I got an 2002 Dyna FXDX. I replaced my belt about 2 years ago, when I took it to the dealer to look it over before a big ride to Boston they said my front pulley is going bad and the teeth are getting sharp and that it’s slowly cutting away at my belt. I…

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Harley Softail Belt Installation – Part 3 of 3

Harley-Davidson Softail rear belt replacement is almost done. Here we install the primary drain plug, outer primary, fill primary fluid, install floor boards, belt guards, exhaust, battery and seat. Related Videos: Softail Rear Belt Replacement Part I Softail Rear Belt Replacement Part II

Drive Belt on a 2001 Dyna

Will the drive belt on a 2001 Dyna being to tight blow the transmission seal? JR Yes, but be aware that many other underlying issues can cause this area to leak like mileage, not properly torqueing the sprocket nut and if the sprocket and spacer were updated. Please keep in mind that, this area has…

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Replacing Harley Drive Belt

Q: Replacing Harley Drive Belt on 1993 Sportster I just watched a video of replacing Harley drive belt. My bike has another guard plate. Help me. I can’t seem to remove the nut that’s attached to the brake fluid holder. I have attached some photos of where I am. I’m the guy that is not…

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Cam Chain to S&S Gear Drive Cam Kit Conversion Wrap-Up

A gear drive or hydraulic cam chain tensioner upgrade is an excellent upgrade for any Twin Cam Harley Davidson. During this cam chain to S&S gear drive cam kit conversion, Mike has also upgraded lifters, cam support plate, pushrods, oil pump, and inner and outer cam bearings. S&S Cycle has excellent tech support. Whether unsure…