When it comes to Harley-Davidson maintenance the rear drive belt is a big one. There are many factors, other that a belt breaking, that might make you change it like misalignment or warpage due to incorrect installation of parts. If you plan on going a long distance and your belt is getting old or warn, take the time to replace it. This is the final step of a Harley drive belt removal. Here we remove the rear caliper, wheel, swing arm pivot bolt, front transmission sprocket, pulley, inner primary spacer, transmission case seal and main shaft seal.
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Bob bleeds for us. Well, he bleeds the front brakes on this custom caliper set up. He notes the two bleeder set up and that we should remove old fluid before replacing with new. Check your manual DOT4 and DOT5 do not mix. They go pro with the use of a Brake Bleeder that pushesWatch Now >>
Bob demonstrates how to service the front and rear brake calipers on a Sportster. There are a few changes that Harley has made over the years, so you should be sure to pay attention to the differences; they could affect how you service your bike. Next Video: Sportster Brake Pads 1999 & Older Single PistonWatch Now >>
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 >>
Bob and Mark show you how to remove and replace the Harley front wheel on your Sportster. They teach you the proper way to take off the brake caliper and wheel axle so you can do whatever you need to do to the front tire. Once the wheel is off you can replace the tire,Watch Now >>