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.
Saddle Up on the FXDR 114 Nic de Sena 2019 Harley-Davidson FXDR 114 Review The Harley-Davidson 2020 announcements sent shock waves through the motorcycling industry, to put it lightly. It was a dramatic shift from all that we know the American V-twin manufacturer to be, but those fascinating new models are a year away. Perhaps
A very common owner mistake that can usually be avoided: The dreaded, broken exhaust stud. This is more likely to be an issue on bikes that are stored in sheds or left outside for long periods of time where rust develops on the raw steel exhaust studs & flare nuts. The exhaust may need to
“More Roads to Harley-Davidson” Includes New Products in Additional Motorcycle Segments, Broader Access and Commitment to Strengthen Dealers MILWAUKEE (July 30, 2018) – To inspire even more people around the world to experience the exhilaration of riding a motorcycle, Harley-Davidson today shared details of its “More Roads to Harley-Davidson” growth plan through 2022. In a
My sales team asked me to write an article about insurance. I was hesitant at first because I did not want to sound salesy since we have been working with Markel Insurance. I decided to look at it from my own insurance experience. I ride, I have insurance and I almost got killed on a
2018 Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 Review: Iron Alloy Don Williams With the Iron 883 a popular member of the Harley-Davidson Sportster family, it makes sense for The Motor Company to broaden that popularity. The late-year 2018 Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 is more than simply an Iron with a larger engine. The Iron 1200 may share the Iron
Tom has been fabricating, repairing and building industry leading motorcycles since the ripe age of 16, and was formally trained at the American Motorcycle Institute and in metal fabrication and welding at various schools. Tom leaped into the industry after developing Chopper College, a 3-day boot camp school geared towards hobbyists, professionals and mechanics. During his venture with Chopper College, he joined Allstate Insurance as their spokesman for motorcycle insurance and took to the road with his custom motorcycles. He taught classes at over 40 tour stops in just two years.
1989 FLHTC ISSUE: Grinding noise when shifting into 4th. DIAGNOSIS: Counter-shaft door bearing; complete failure. REPAIR: Complete transmission rebuild including: Main drive gear bearing (main bearing) Main drive gear internal bearings (2) Countershaft bearing Jims shift pawl assembly Main & Countershaft caged bearings (4) Shaft retaining clips Trans door bearings Throw out bearing Ball &
Tri Glide Reverse System Diagnostic Tips In our last, In The Shop, we gave you a working overview of the Tri Glide reverse system. This month, we continue by reviewing a preliminary, basic, diagnostic overview for determining reverse failure on Tri Glide models. Much testing can be completed with, only, a test light and a
2018 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special First Look | 8 Fast Facts By Don Williams Harley-Davidson always has mid-year models of interest, and the 2018 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special definitely fits that category. Part of the popular Sportster platform, which now includes the all-new Iron 1200, the Forty-Eight Special redefines the low-bar cruiser it is based on. 1.