• 5:25

    Capitol Reef National Park: The Ridge of Many Names

    It happened 65 million years ago, in what would eventually become the American southwest. Subterranean turbulence forced up massive layers of rock, warping Earth’s crust with hundreds of miles of ridge. This one-hundred-mile-long and very narrow national park runs north to south along Highway 24 through south-central Utah at Fremont River Canyon. Come along as…

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  • 10:04

    M8 Harley Davidson Starter Replacement

    In this video lesson, Mike gives us a demonstration on M8 Harley Davidson starter replacement. He will show us how to remove and install a starter motor on your 2017 and later Milwaukee Eight Touring model Harley Davidson. The Harley Davidson starter replacement process is virtually the same for six speed Twin Cam models (pre-2007…

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  • 31:38

    Harley Terminology: Explained

    There is a lot of unfamiliar Harley terminology that may come about when building your motor or installing a performance cam on your Harley Davidson. Most riders will choose a cam based on their budget. In Harley terminology, a “bolt in” or “drop in” cam is always less expensive because the valve train will typically…

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  • 20:49

    Harley Davidson Motor Review – Shovel to M8

    The Harley Davidson motor has gone through a lot of changes over the years. From the Knucklehead and Panhead, the Shovelhead and Evolution, and more recently, the Twin Cam and Milwaukee Eight. In this video, Mike talks about the Halrey Davidson motor from the inception of the Shovelhead motor in 1966 and demonstrates some of…

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  • 17:47

    Harley M8 Cam Removal Continued

    Mike has the pushrods and the Harley M8 cam cover removed and is ready to move on with disassembly for our S&S cam upgrade. Next in line are the front and rear lifter covers. A 3/16″ Allen is needed to remove the securing hardware. A wobble, or ball Allen will be needed in order to…

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  • 41:40

    M8 Oil Pump Upgrade

    Before we get to the M8 oil pump and S&S cam, there are two crucial things that need to be addressed. First, it is vitally important to measure the crankshaft run-out. A dial indicator is needed to take this measurement. For 2007 and later Harley Davidsons, the run-out should not exceed .012″. Twelve thousandths is…

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  • 47:57

    S&S Quickee Pushrods, Lifters, Cuffs Install

    Mike has the cam chest completely assembled. He is now ready to move forward and install the S&S lifters and S&S Quickee pushrods. The lifters have a side oil passage. It does not matter if the passage faces in or out. However, if lifters are being re-used, it is important that they are returned to…

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  • 29:03

    Harley Shop Essentials

    Tommy is gearing up for a big tear down and customization of our 2000 XL to a Harley Cafe Racer. In preparation, Tommy reviews Harley shop essentials, tools and materials that will be needed along the way. Safety is of utmost importance in your Harley shop. Eye and face protection, respirators, gloves, and appropriate clothing…

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  • 49:38

    Sportster Handlebars, Seat, Battery, Tank Removal

    Tommy is eager to take off the Sportster handlebars, seat, tank and more. Before picking up any tools, it is important to begin with a service manual and a plan. Don’t just start off by tearing down areas at random. Develop a plan of action. Make lists of parts that will be needed, parts that…

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