Harley Tips

Since 2004 our crew has been answering Harley Davidson how to technical questions and posting them here for all to learn from. Our Harley Tips page grows every day. From easy questions about battery and charging systems to in-depth questions and answers about cam chain tensioners and transmissions. Make sure to click on the Tags in the topics that you are interested in to see more questions, answers and of course related videos. Wrench Safe

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Not Ridden for 18 Months

I’ve been a member here for about a month and I just watched Bob talk about storage from a live event. I have been in Australia for a couple of years and my bike has been sitting under cover for about 18 months. I used Stabil and gave it a good clean and wax before…

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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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Mikuni Carb Issue

Carb on my 93 Fatboy leaking from overflow what could be the cause? Have a Mikuni carb. Via Email Either your needle valve is stuck in its seat, or the float height is not set correctly. Both, the needle & seat can be replaced on your Mikuni. Related Fix My Hog Videos: Mikuni Carb Install…

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Transmission Oil Level

Hi. I have a 2008 Road King Police (FLHP) and after every ride, there’s a quarter-size oil drop just below the primary case, near the drain plug. When I checked the transmission oil level, it was low so I changed it and filled it full. So I’m thinking maybe a shifter or transmission case seal.…

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No mileage reading and want to sell Harley

1997 Fat Boy — the LED failed on the odometer. Can’t read the mileage on the bike. Is there any one who can repair this unit? or somehow certify the mileage? I’m getting ready to sell the bike and need the mileage. what is a good source to go to in order to find fair…

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Carb or Spark?

I just had the S&S super E carb on my 84 Sportster XLH 1000. I was just riding it and and she was running like a dream then all of a sudden and in the worst it could happen. My bike started sputtering and died on me. Now she won’t start. New plugs.customer has this…

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Security Indicator Light Stays On

On my 05 Ultra Classic I took the fairing front cover off to repair antenna and when I reinstalled it checked everything and it was fine. Then later that day the security indicator light was on when I rode it and tried to reset it. It took forever to get it to flash only once…

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Upgrade Ideas

Hey I have a question, I have a stock 2003 HD Road King Classic 100th Anny. I would like to put a cam in it to get a little more power on top end. I do most of my riding out on the interstate. Do u have any ideas? Via Email Go to sites like…

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Battery Box Removal

Would like to know how to remove the battery box? Thanks! Via Email This is really simple. First, remove your seat and disconnect your battery, the negative cable 1st. Best to disconnect the negative cable from the frame, as opposed to the battery on this model m/c. Use a 1/2″ socket to remove these two…

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Bobber Project

I am doing a bobber project on my 2005 883L. I am bobbing the fender and will no longer have the stock tail light assembly. What I want to do is use the rear turn signals for my RUN/STOP/TURN. I have watched the video on the Turn Module Kit and I see how it works.…

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