You will find that the Harley Tri Glide rear wheels are similar to your car rims. To remove them from the motorcycle you will need to break the lug nuts free while the trike is on the ground, in gear with the parking brake on. Then you can use the proper Tri Glide jacking point to raise the motorcycle and remove the rear wheel. Once again safety is the most important part of this process. Bob leaves the center jack in place and has a jack stand placed in the right spot. Now with one of the Harley trike wheels removed we can look at the tire for wear and get ready to work on the brakes.
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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 >>
Update: July 2013 the City of Hollister marked the comeback of the Hollister Rally. Sounds like it went well and the Hollister City Council has signed a 10-year agreement to host the rally every July. Game on – Ride & Rock On. We have been to almost every Harley-Davidson rally in this great country andWatch Now >>
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 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 >>