Changing Axle from 3/4″ to 1″

Question I have a 2003 HD FXDWG. I need to replace Harley front rim and tire. I have found a rim that is the right size but is for a 1″ axle. Mine is a 3/4″ axle. What would I need to do if I wanted to change my axle to a 1″? And what other parts would be involved that I would have to replace? Martha C.


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Answer Hi Martha,
You do not want to change the axle. Just change the bearings, Drag Specialties offers a complete kit for this conversion. In order to change to a 1 inch axle you would have to change the lower sliders and all the spacers along with the axle.
Wrench Safe,Team FMH



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4 Responses to “Changing Axle from 3/4″ to 1″”
  1. Elvis

    I have a 06 ultra classic I bought a set of Crome sliders I was told they came off a 02 ultra but I have a 1″ axle the sliders are 3/4″ can I change to a 3/4″ and would it be safe ?

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