Fix My Hog Projects

This amazing video collection takes you for an exciting ride. Check out all the projects that are available to improve your motorcycle wrenching skills. These multi hour projects focus on a certain component or system to help you become a master wrench. It’s time to get serious about your wrenching skills. Discover the benefits of taking on a Harley-Davidson project.

Cam Gear Drive Conversionview all >>>

  • 7:44

    We are into the final steps of our S&S gear drive conversion for Twin Cams. Before installing the Harley cam cover, it is important to check for correct cam gear clearance against the outer cover. S&S instructions recommend, at least .030″ clearance between the gear and the cover. Mike shows us two different ways to

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  • 25:25

    We always like to use S&S adjustable pushrods on our motors. The S&S Quickee pushrod kit (with pushrod covers) is always the best way to go. There are other adjustable pushrod kits available that are less durable than the S&S adjustable pushrods. Also, some kits are difficult to adjust. Many pushrod kits have longer exhaust

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  • 5:35

    There are a a number of quality replacement lifters available for Harley Davidsons. Andrews and Jims are excellent. Fueling and Harley Davidson lifters are also very good. Our first choice, however, are S&S lifters. It can be argued that another manufacturer’s lifters are equally good, but we like to stick with what we know. We

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Cam Chain Tensioner Shoeview all >>>

  • 3:58

    The Harley Davidson cam chain tensioner shoes have been an issue since 1999 until Harley updated to hydraulic cam chain tensioners in 2006 and 2007. We show you how to update to hydraulic in our Harley Cam Chain Tensioner Shoe Project videos. Mike Roen walks us through the next level upgrade to gear drive instead

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  • Harley Cam Chain Tensioner Failure!
    21:47

    Bob walks us through a Harley cam chain tensioner inspection, a common issue on the Twin Cam 88. He removes the exhaust, floor boards and everything in the way of the cam cover. At the cam cover, he reminds us to remove bolts in a star or cross pattern to ease pressure evenly. With the

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  • Pushrod Removal for Adjustable Pushrods Replacement
    29:29

    Learn how to remove the Harley cam cover and cam lifters. We remove the lifter blocks and Harley lifters in this procedure to give you a better view. We cut the pushrods and will use adjustable pushrods during reassembly. Next video: Lifter Blocks, Cam Lifters and Cam Cover Removal How to Remove Battery and Exhaust

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Carburetor Rebuildview all >>>

  • Harley Carburetor Troubleshooting | Fix My Hog
    4:33

    Bob’s at the bench with your Harley carburetor troubleshooting questions. He gives his suggestions on where to start when you are having fuel delivery issues. He also gets into other issues that might be the issue for a “stumbling” motorcycle. Watch how to rebuild your carburetor with our Carburetor Rebuild Class.

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  • 6:04

    Bob LaRosa provides us a video review of the CV Performance replacement parts for the Harley Carburetor. CV Performance helps riders like yourself achieve the full performance potential of your Harley and American V-Twin motorcycle with their quality CVP brand products. CV Performance manufactures the Original EZ-Just mixture screw, slide needles, jets, the latest design

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  • Stock Harley Carburetor Tear Down
    26:36

    Bob LaRosa brings us through the clean-up and tear down of a stock Harley carburetor. Take you time and work clean. Make sure all debris is cleaned off carb before you start to remove any parts. As you remove the parts, set them aside and mark them for reference before you start to rebuild the

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Electrical Systemsview all >>>

  • 26:03

    You determined your charging system was not functioning properly. Mike walked us through the process of a full charging system test, along with the removal of a complete charging system on a Twin Cam touring model. In this video Mike demonstrates Harley Davidson stator replacement with a 50 amp upgrade. The demands on the battery

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  • 21:41

    How do you know if your charging system, which consists of the Harley Davidson stator and rotor, is functioning properly? Mike walks us through the process of a full charging system test, along with the removal of a complete Harley Davidson stator and rotor assembly on a Twin Cam touring model. If your Harley Davidson’s

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  • 2:27

    If your Harley cruise control has an issue, there is an interactive cruise diagnostic test that can be performed on the motorcycle without the need or aid of any diagnostic service scan tools or computer. The Harley cruise control function is governed by the motorcycle’s ECM. The ECM monitors the vehicle speed sensor (VSS) to

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Handlebars 101view all >>>

  • LA Choppers Handlebars - Mini Apes Overview
    5:52

    This class on handlebar installation has been on our list for sometime. We had the chance to do it right with LA Choppers handlebars and Dennis Kirk. Check out over 4 hours and 30 minutes of Harley Handlebar How-To. Click here to get started. Overview of LA Choppers Chrome 13 in. Ape Hanger 1 1/2

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  • Harley Handlebars Removal - Lights & Nacelle
    21:08

    Bob LaRosa and Mark DiPietro start this project that focuses on removing Harley handlebars. They start with removing the headlight, passing lamps and the nacelle. Follow along with them and continue the project with the next video on removing the housings, master cylinder and brake lines. Next Video: Handlebar Controls Master Cylinder Brake Line Removal.

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  • Harley Clutch Cable and Handlebar Removal
    11:49

    Moving along with the ape hanger installation Bob and Mark remove the handlebar controls, master cylinder and brake lines. As always, take your time mark out what you removed, even take a picture our two. We will not be reusing the Harley handlebars you will be re-using the Harley controls. Next Video: Clutch Cable and

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Harley Clutch Assembly Upgradeview all >>>

  • Harley Clutch Basket
    3:31

    We love companies like Barnett because they get in front of an OEM problem and solve it fast. Let’s take a look at the Harley clutch basket on Twin Cam models from 2007 and later. The basket can break and / or start to crack. When you are servicing the primary, do thorough visual inspection

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  • Barnett Clutch
    5:06

    With the 2013 Street Bob clutch assembly on the bench, we have a clear view of the clutch basket, hub, Harley clutch pack and bearing. We also have the opportunity to see the difference between Harley’s stock assembly and the Barnett clutch assembly. Built Strong The Barnett assembly is visually tougher and actually has a

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  • Harley Clutch
    12:34

    Bob gives us a great view and demonstration of the drive assembly on this 2013 Street Bob. This drive assembly has changed tremendously over the years but the concept has remained the same. Weak Basket Material Although there have been improvements and upgrades made to this assembly, Harley has left us with a weak Harley

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Harley 5 Speed Transmission Projectview all >>>

  • 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

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  • Jims Transmission Fat 5 Overview
    9:11

    Bob LaRosa introduces us to another Fix My Hog Video Class. We will be installing a Jims transmission. During the video we will show a Jims Fat 5 Overdrove install. No matter if you are servicing your transmission or doing an upgrade this class reviews the step by step process of removing the transmission and

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  • Harley Rear Tire, Drive Pulley and Inner Race Removal
    9:46

    To start this project and save some time we removed the exhaust and primary drive. If you are not familiar with those procedures, please review the related video links. Bob starts the transmission project by removing the Harley rear tire, drive pulley and inner race. Next Video in Class: Harley Shifter Fork Removal Related Videos:

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Harley 6 Speed Transmission Rebuildview all >>>

  • 20:51

    5 Speed had a Long Run The Harley Davidson five speed transmission ran from the early eighties until 2006 depending on the Big Twin model. In 2007 Harley Davidson Big Twin transmissions had undergone a makeover which took us from five gears to the Harley 6 speed transmission. Better, But… The Harley 6 speed transmission

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  • 13:23

    We move over to the right side of the motorcycle as we continue with the disassembly of our Harley 6 speed transmission. Do Not Snap The Dipstick Start by removing the transmission fill plug / dipstick. Not only will the transmission need to be refilled, but the dipstick will keep you from being able to

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  • 18:15

    The Harley six speed transmission is on the workbench for disassembly, cleaning, and inspection. Door Bearings With the Harley six speed transmission door cleaned, we can press two new bearings into place. Be sure to correctly support the aluminum door and only press on the outer race of the bearings. Doing otherwise can compromise or

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Harley Frame Swapview all >>>

  • 17:41

    This video gives us a look at removing and replacing upper and lower neck bearing races on a Twin Cam Softail frame. Some early model Harleys will have a press in neck cup that fits into the neck of the frame. This neck cup holds the bearing race rather than the frame. The process of

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  • Harley Oil
    8:50

    Time to get this oil tank out of our way so we can continue moving towards removing the engine and transmission on this Twin Cam. Oil Lines Loosen and remove all related hardware and brackets. With the oil tank loose, you can begin pulling the oil lines from the engine crankcase. Do so, by simply

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  • Harley Primary Drive
    30:24

    Let’s pull the Harley primary drive on this Twin Cam. We have filmed drive removal and installation on a number of models. This time we are working on a 2002 Softail. We are removing the drive so that we can remove the transmission and motor as we make our way to stripping this m/c down

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Paint Your Harleyview all >>>

  • How to Remove a Harley Front Fender | Fix My Hog
    9:19

    In this video Bob and Mark walk us through Harley front fender removal. This procedure will be similar on most Harley-Davidsons. There are a number of reasons you may need to remove your front fender. The most common reasons would be to replace your fork seals, removing your lower sliders to replace with chrome, or

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  • Harley Front Fender Hardware Removal | Fix My Hog
    16:01

    If you want to paint your Harley you will need to remove your fenders and remove all of your harley front fender hardware. In this video Bob shows us how to remove the fender spears and badges on the Softail Deluxe front fender. Whether you are having your fender repaired, or having it sent off

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  • Harley Davidson Rear Fender Removal
    11:28

    In this video Bob and Mark walk us through Harley Davidson rear fender removal. Whenever you are handling painted components, you should be working with a second set of hands. It is important to use painters tape to protect any areas of the fender that may make contact another surface. Also, never begin disassembly without

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