• 1:49

    M8 Harley oil cooler inspection can be quick & easy, however it is not an inspection to simply breeze over. The inspection should not only cover the M8 Harley oil cooler, but also all oil lines and junctions associated with the Harley oil cooler assembly. Riding conditions will typically dictate how dirty the Harley oil

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  • 0:55

    If your Harley-Davidson M8 Softail has a windshield, don’t neglect to take a glance at the Harley windshield bushings during a major service. Usually these Harley windshield bushings will only need replacement after many miles or after removing and reinstalling the windshield a great deal of times. If the Harley windshield bushings are dry, cracked

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  • 23:40

    In this video, Tommy covers what is probably the most popular aftermarket air cleaner for Harley Davidson, the Kuryakyn Hypercharger. Kuryakyn has offered variations of their Kuryakyn Hypercharger air cleaner assembly for decades now. The reason for this air cleaner’s popularity is quite obvious. What’s cooler than seeing baffles swing open and closed when you

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  • 7:44

    We are into the final steps of our S&S gear drive conversion for Twin Cams. Before installing the Harley cam cover, it is important to check for correct cam gear clearance against the outer cover. S&S instructions recommend, at least .030″ clearance between the gear and the cover. Mike shows us two different ways to

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  • 1:02

    Checking the condition of major fasteners on a Harley Davidson is an important part of every major service. This is where factory torque specs become important. A factory torque spec is an important reference number for two reasons. You need to be certain that hardware is not set too “loose,” and you also refer to

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  • 1:28

    Mike covers the inspection of Harley windshields mounting bushings or grommets. There is only so much you can say about these bushings. They are round, they are rubber, they hold the Harley windshields in place. Since we are on the topic let’s also consider Harley windshields and their maintenance. The plastic used to make a

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  • 3:53

    The M8 motor uses, almost, one quart more Harley engine oil than its predecessor Twin Cam motor. The Twin Cam motor held approximately 3.8 quarts of oil while the M8 motor holds closer to 4.75 quarts. Before installing a new Harley oil filter, it is important to fill the filter approximately half way and wet

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  • 2:11

    The M8 transmission case will hold approximately 32 ounces, or 1 quart of Harley transmission lubricant. However, unless the transmission was completely disassembled, there will still be an undetermined amount of residual Harley transmission lubricant remaining in the case. That is why; to refill transmission case, it is recommended that we start with 28 ounces

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  • 1:35

    Rear Harley brake fluid level can be inspected by viewing the fluid level through the rear master cylinder reservoir sight glass. However, when performing a major scheduled service, it is important that the reservoir top cap is removed. This allows for a better view of both the fluid level and the fluid condition. On most

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