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.
Tags: Member Videos
Harley tools are not only specialty tools like JIMS and Kent Moore but many that you have in your garage already. Bob LaRosa gives us a great overview on some of the basic tools we need to service our Harley-Davidson from oil-change to custom part install. Bob shows us that tools are only part ofWatch Now >>
When you’re adjusting the primary chain on your Sportster model, it’s always specified to adjust it in the tightest spot of its travel. Whether you use the hot or the cold measurement, Harley specifies that you do it in the tightest area. Bob teaches you a quick and simple method for locating the tightest spotWatch Now >>
Bob and Mark demonstrate the professional technique for finding the tight spot in a Sportster’s rear wheel belt. You should do this without a rider or passenger and with the bike in neutral. They teach you how to check for belt tension and deflection and how to retorque the axle so you can give yourWatch Now >>
Bob and Mark demonstrate the best way to remove and replace the rear tire on your Harley Sportster. Then Bob shows you how to service the rear axle and inspect the wheel bearings so you can guarantee a smooth and safe ride. Also, he makes sure to apply anti-seize on the axle. Next Video: HarleyWatch Now >>