The braking system on your Harley Trike or any motorcycle for that matter is one of the most important systems you have to maintain. We all love the wind in our hair or running over our bald heads. We also know what it’s like for someone or something to jump out in front of us. We want to go fast and stop faster. Bleeding brakes on a Harley trike is pretty much the same as on other models. Start off by cleaning the area you will be working in to prevent debris from falling into the master cylinder. Remove the cap and follow along as Bob and Mark push the fluid through the lines. Remember to do one side then the other. When done they will reinstall the tire, review Harley tire pressure and maintenance.
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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 someWatch Now >>
Follow along as Bob teaches you how to drain the fluids on your Harley Softail, including the primary, engine oil and the transmission drain plugs. You’ll also learn how to expertly reinstall the oil filter, and which parts must be replaced each time you service your motorcycle. Next Video: Harley Clutch Adjustment on a SoftailWatch 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 >>