Bikes & Babes accelerates you into the real-life world of custom motorcycle building. It’s all smoke, fire, and steel without the DRAMA. iKuztom’s 13 episodes get you up close and personal with an elite group of builders on the cutting edge of motorcycle engineering. Metal workers, engravers, air brush artists, and 3D fiber-glass molders and carvers weld, bend, cut, grind, paint, and polish bikes into creation before your eyes. Featured bikes include street fighters, art bikes, theme bikes, monster bikes, café racers, cruisers, rat bikes, sport bikes, scooters, bobbers, and yes, even choppers. All this blood, sweat, and passion is framed by fast-paced comic sketches, beautiful models, and burning rubber.
Bob teaches you how to service the spark plugs on your Harley’s engine. Although you can clean and service your old spark plugs, Bob recommends just buying new ones because they are fairly inexpensive. You should purchase gapped, Harley-only spark plugs which usually come with a gap of 38-43,000th of an inch. After applying some anti-seize to the threads of the new plugs, you can thread them into the cylinder by hand and tighten them with a torque wrench and you’ll be good to go.Watch Now >>
Bob and Mark demonstrate the process for lubricating your Harley’s steering head bearings and adjusting the fall-away. As always, Bob stresses the importance of adequately prepping all bolts, consulting your user manual to be sure everything is done correctly, covering any painted areas on the bike and, if possible, working with two sets of hands.Watch Now >>
Bob and Mark put an older Sportster up on the lift to show you how to service the front and rear brake calipers. They teach you which parts to remove, clean and replace, and discuss the components of the single piston-style caliper assembly and how they work.Watch Now >>