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1985 FXSB Clutch Hub Issue

Nick is wondering: I have an ‘85 FXSB that was experiencing some clutch slip and so I’m in the process of trying to upgrade to the scorpion clutch. My problem is I cannot figure out how to get the OEM clutch hub separated from the basket. I’ve tried several times using a puller and it…

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1994 Was in Storage Evo videos

James would like to know: Have a 94 FLSTC that was poorly laid up through a series of military moves and has not been ridden since 2010. Lots of exterior corrosion. With it’s age, I don’t think it is worth a professional restoration but would like to work on it myself to see if I…

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Hard to Up Shift with the Front Controls

Joe would like to know: Hey, can I shorten the shift linkage on my 2009 Harley Dyna Super Glide Custom FXDC? It is hard to up shift with the front controls. I just need a little more leverage to shift comfortably, keep the cost under $100, no need for complete shift kit. Via Email There…

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Pushrod Covers Don’t Slide Up

Paul would like to know: Going to change cams lifters and pushrods but when I pulled the clips off for pushrod covers they do not slide up. Are they supposed to slide up after pulling the clip out or do I have to do something to free them up or they just stuck and need…

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How Do I Install an LED License Plate

John asked: I have a 2003 FXSTSI Harley Davidson softail springer. Do I have to remove the rear fender in order to add a new led license plate frame ? Via Email You should not need to remove your rear fender for something like an LED marker plate frame. However, removing your rear wheel may…

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In The Shop: Jump Starting A Harley

Tips on Jump Starting a Harley We’ve all been there at some point. You turn on the ignition switch and notice that the headlight beam is dim. You take a deep breath as you depress the start button only to hear the engine struggling to turn over or, even worse, the dreaded starter clicking pulse.…

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In The Shop: Harley Davidson Charging System

Harley Davidson Charging System At some point, every Harley owner will have to deal with a motorcycle that is not charging. It is important to know how the Harley Davidson charging system works prior to attempting the repair. So, what is a charging system? The charging system is the source of electric current that supplies…

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Cruise Control Not Working

2007 HD Ultra classic My cruise control will not work properly it will come on and set then after a minute it will start speeding up on its own. When this happens sometime the rollover switch is only way it will shut off. Any suggestions? Via Email Try performing a cruise diagnostic test. Also, inspect…

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Twist Grip Issue

I have a Harley-Davidson 2014 street glide and is showing these codes P1510 .2122 and 2138 and the part # that is giving me is 001217-01. I want to know what do I need? Via Email P1510 – ETC limited performance mode P2122 – TGS 1, low/open P2138 – TGS correlation error. Basically, the wiring…

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Gasket Sealant

1996 HD FLHTCUI When replacing the canopy gasket on the fuel tank should you apply gasket sealing compound to the cork gasket? The old one did not appear to have anything on it and it was not leaking. my Clymer manual does not specify. Via Email No. Do not add any type of sealant. Gasoline…

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