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To Add an Additive or Not

We have had a number of questions come in about oil and fuel additives. Should they be used with Harley Davidsons? Which oil additive is best for my air cooled Harley? Via Email Using an oil additive is actually “old school thinking”. Many years ago the oil that was available to us did not offer…

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Drain Plug

I was wondering if you would give me a tip on how to get the drain plug out of a FLSTS 1999 Springer transmission. It’s right in the middle of underneath it or the brace running to the tailpipe can’t hardly get my finger in there. Via Email Try using the box end of a…

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Harley Oil and Filter

Can I use this video to change the Harley oil and filter for on my 2007 FLS ? And what tools would be recommend for me to use? Softail & Dyna Maintenance Via Email This Softail video under related videos works for a 2007 FLSTN. You will need a 5/8″ socket and a ratchet for…

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Harley Fuel Shut Off

I just changed oil and filter on my 2001 XLH883C when I started it, it blew the filler cap off and oil all over, what could be the problem? Also changed the Harley fuel shut off cause it was leaking, the new one didn’t have the vacuum port so the mechanic told me to just…

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2006 Harley Trike

Q:I have a 2006 Harley Trike the engine has a cam upgrade and increased to 96 cu in. I buy 92 octane premium gas. Only a few gallons at a time ( 100 to 150 mile rides) My bike has been pinging. 1. How much gas is in the lines from the storage tank pump…

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Harley Davidson Oil Change

Q: Hi there, I’m a customer of yours (a few dvd’s). I’m hoping to get your valued opinion on a recent issue… 2005 Screamin Eagle Electra Glide. Last service, dude left it low on oil. In a rush, I mistakenly dumped an entire quart of oil in it, (thinking it’d be ok even if 1/4…

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