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In The Shop: Valve Spring Replacement

If you are interested in a cam upgrade on your Harley Davidson, it is vitally important that the manufacturer’s instructions are scrutinized over. If stock Harley pistons are still being utilized, valve to piston clearance needs to be checked. S&S recommends, at least, .060″ clearance for intake valve clearance and, at least, .080″ clearance for…

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In The Shop: Evolution Top End Removal and Replacement

Evolution Top End R&R We love our Evos! There are tens of thousands Evolution model Harley Davidsons still pounding down our roads today. Some of these Evos have been kept stock and well maintained. Some have been mildly or radically modified. Some have been rebuilt or completely restored one or more times by now. Regardless…

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95 Inch

What videos do you have that are for that Dyna and I am punching it out to 95 and I am putting in a hydraulic cam chain tensioner and cams. Via Email You will find what you need in the Softail/Dyna categories. We have the engine tear down videos and rebuild videos. We have a…

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Frozen Spark Plug

I have a frozen spark plug on my RK and would like to know how you as a pro would approach it without taking the head off and re-threading. Do you think the Timesert tools and insert would be the best way to save the head. Thanks in advance. Via Email If your spark plug…

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Winter Projects

Hi, first off I love this website and all the work you guys do, it really takes a lot of the guess work out of doing your own maintenance. I have two questions as I am currently in the middle of some winter time maintenance and modifications. 1. Is it imperative that I disconnect the…

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ForceFlow Install Issue

I bought a Jims forceflow number 5401. I can’t get the bracket on the bottom to adjust enough to clear the shift linkage rod. Any ideas on what to do? I’ve look at your video many times and thought it would be an easy job. Any info would be nice. Via Email If the length…

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In The Shop: S&S Sidewinder Big Bore Kit

Every week, we see Twin Cam models that have already, well exceeded, 50k miles. Depending on how a bike has been maintained, 40k to 60k miles are milestones for larger maintenance procedures and repairs to be considered. One of the most common overhauls is a top end rebuild. Freshening up the top end of your…

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In The Shop: Shovelhead Motor Rebuild

Shovelhead Motor Rebuild There are tens of thousands of Harley Davidsons pounding roads across the globe, at any given minute. In time, it is inevitable, that many of these motorcycles will be ridden, long and far enough for a much needed motor rebuild. There are a number of different reasons a rebuild will be considered.…

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How To Set Evo Timing

1987 Make HD Model FXSTC Hog Questions: How do you set the timing on a 1987 FXST Harley Davidson 1340 Via Email To set with a timing light: Remove the crankcase timing plug and expose the timing hole. Install a clear plastic timing hole plug to prevent oil splash. Connect the positive terminal of an…

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Top End Gaskets

Hi, I would like to know if you have a video for the remove of the top gaskets. I have oil coming out of the top of the head and I want to change them. Via Email Check out this video in the related videos below. This is not Sportster but you will be doing…

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