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  • Harley Starter Clutch
    38:28

    A common component to fail on a Harley-Davidson is the starter. Whether from age or lack of proper battery/motorcycle maintenance, it is almost inevitable that your starter will need to be pulled for rebuild or repair. Harley’s starter design changed in 2007 and we found ourselves no longer having to get into the primary drive… Read more »

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  • Harley Throw Out Bearing
    39:21

    On the right side of your Harley, behind the transmission side cover (aka clutch end cover) you will find the transmission door bearings. These two bearings are critical as they support the heavy load at the end of the transmission main and and counter shafts. Failure It is not uncommon for these bearings to eventually… Read more »

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  • Fork Seal Leak
    14:56

    You may develop a Harley fork seal leak at some point. It’s a rubber seal and they were out and deteriorate over time. Another Vice Mike shows us how not to pick up another vice. He uses the motorcycle as the vice to remove the tubes. Make sure everything is clean and free of debris…. Read more »

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  • Harley Starter Clutch
    38:28

    A common component to fail on a Harley-Davidson is the starter. Whether from age or lack of proper battery/motorcycle maintenance, it is almost inevitable that your starter will need to be pulled for rebuild or repair. Harley’s starter design changed in 2007 and we found ourselves no longer having to get into the primary drive… Read more »

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  • Harley Throw Out Bearing
    39:21

    On the right side of your Harley, behind the transmission side cover (aka clutch end cover) you will find the transmission door bearings. These two bearings are critical as they support the heavy load at the end of the transmission main and and counter shafts. Failure It is not uncommon for these bearings to eventually… Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • Fork Seal Leak
    14:56

    You may develop a Harley fork seal leak at some point. It’s a rubber seal and they were out and deteriorate over time. Another Vice Mike shows us how not to pick up another vice. He uses the motorcycle as the vice to remove the tubes. Make sure everything is clean and free of debris…. Read more »

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  • Fork Seal Leak
    14:56

    You may develop a Harley fork seal leak at some point. It’s a rubber seal and they were out and deteriorate over time. Another Vice Mike shows us how not to pick up another vice. He uses the motorcycle as the vice to remove the tubes. Make sure everything is clean and free of debris…. Read more »

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  • Harley Valve Replacement
    7:21

    I Still Have a Carburetor! Every carbureted Harley Davidson has a Harley fuel valve or aftermarket one. This valve allows the rider to control the on/off delivery of fuel to the carburetor. The fuel valve also has a reserve position that helps the rider to monitor fuel quantity, and can be used as a fail… Read more »

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  • Motorcycle Compression Test
    6:40

    Know Before You Invest In this video, Bob takes us through a compression test on a Twin Cam motor. The motorcycle in this video has sustained damage due to an accident. It is already known that the frame will need to be replaced. It is, also, important to know the status of the motor before… Read more »

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