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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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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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Friction Plate Thickness

2003 HD Road King Question: What is the thickness of the narrow friction disc? Via Email The service manual states, if the thickness of any plate measures under 0.143″, replace the clutch as a set. Related Fix My Hog Videos: Clutch Upgrade Barnett Lock Up Clutch Have more questions? Check out our Q&A index page…

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Lubing Pivot Points

I would like to know what lube you used for pivot points that’s in the spray can and also what type of anti seize for the spark plugs. Also, what to lubricate clutch cable with please and do I need to adjust clutch pack at every service? Thank you! Via Email We use a quality…

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Harley Will Not Shift

Good day. I have a 1980 FLH That has been running great until it was parked for two weeks and then went I took it out I could hardly shift it. I actually had to force it in gear when up shifting. Now down shifting seemed to be easier and sometimes now not all the…

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Barnett Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Barnett Tool & Engineering is proud to announce that 2018 will be our 70th year in business in the motorcycle industry! Charlie Barnett first started in his garage making parts for his riding buddies. He knew he could make better parts for motorcycles than what was being offered and spare parts weren’t easy to come…

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Clutch Jam Nut Stuck

First I would like to say your videos are top notch they have help me in many of ways. I do have a problem, I want to replace the clutch cable on my 2008 Road King but I can not loosen the clutch jam nut behind the derby cover. It is so tight that the…

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Softail Clutch

How do you fix clutch in 1996 Softail? Via Email The repair procedure will depend on what is damaged or what needs to be replaced. You wil ave to open the bike up. Make to to watch all the videos we have on the topic. Related Fix My Hog Videos: http://www.fixmyhog.com/video/videohigh-performance-clutch-install-custom-primary-cover-001421/ Harley Clutch Assembly Upgrade…

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Slipping Clutch

I just adjusted my clutch and I noticed that I find neutral easier but sometimes it shifts nice and sometimes I have a hard time getting it to shift. I noticed sometime when I go hard on the throttle the engine racing but not the bike? Via Email Sounds like your clutch is slipping. We…

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