Rocker Box Cover Install

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Duration: 14:30

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Moving Along

Mike Roen installs the Harley rocker box cover gasket in the correct location. You will need a little blue Loctite on the cover bolts to help keep them in place. Make sure the gasket stays in place, run the bolts down snug and then torque to spec. Be careful not to damage the chrome surfaces.

Same for the Rear

Mike walks through the same process for the rear Harley rocker box cover. He goes through the torque sequence using the dog bone. This is a tight area and you will need to take care as you move around the cover.

Throttle Body Install

With both Harley rocker box covers in place with gaskets, bolts and torqued to spec, Mike moves to the throttle body installation. Use the new intake seals provided in the kit. Make sure to have the front and rear brackets going to the right position, they are labeled. Mike updates the bolts to hex head for ease of service in the future. You do not want an air leak. Make sure everything goes in place. Do not cross your bolts. Finger tight first.

Level It

Mike uses an angle finder to make sure the throttle body is level. If you do not have an angle finder, put your backing plate on and mock the assembly up. Check your level then snug up the bolts. He will reinstall the fuel injector wires and the rest of the electrical components. You will have good access with the backing plate back off and the tank off.

Not Done Yet

Finish up with motor mounts, throttle cables, exhaust. Before you hit the button to start you want to turn the motor over with the plugs out. Make sure the pistons are moving freely and they are not hitting the valves. Don’t rush in this final process. Clean up everything you touched. Check for oil, gas, intake leaks.