Beyond Basic Maintenance

These videos will help you with projects that go beyond your basic maintenance checklist. High mileage motorcycles will need different maintenance and sometimes repair work. We will cover them here.

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  • 11:29

    Sealed Harley Wheel Bearings Replacement

    Harley Wheel Bearings: Was Old Better? Up until 1999, the motor company used conventional, serviceable Harley wheel bearings. These were high quality bearings made by Timken. They were packed with grease and set against a bearing race with a wheel bearing seal on the outside end of the wheel hub to block out the elements…

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  • 11:08

    Harley Inner Fairing Removal: Part 1

    1996 – 2013 Harley Inner Fairing Removal Removing the Harley inner fairing on an FLHTC is a complex process. It is a good idea to have a factory service manual and a plan of action before attempting this job. It is also important to set aside an adequate amount of time to start and complete…

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  • 19:30

    Harley Inner Fairing Removal: Part 2

    1996 – 2013 Harley Inner Fairing We are moving along with our Harley inner fairing removal on this touring model; Photos have been taken, notes and labels have been made. Passing lamps can now be removed if they have not already. Remove the fastening hardware, cut the tie wraps that secure the harness to the…

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  • 8:41

    Softail Shock Adjustment

    If you are not fully satisfied with the handling performance of your Harley Davidson Softail; try experimenting with your softail shock adjustment. Softail models feature adjustable rear shock absorbers located beneath the motorcycle. They function opposite of a conventional shock, as they are inverted. Positioned horizontally under the motorcycle, the shock is mounted to the…

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  • 11:29

    Sealed Harley Wheel Bearings Replacement

    Harley Wheel Bearings: Was Old Better? Up until 1999, the motor company used conventional, serviceable Harley wheel bearings. These were high quality bearings made by Timken. They were packed with grease and set against a bearing race with a wheel bearing seal on the outside end of the wheel hub to block out the elements…

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  • Harley Starter Clutch
    38:28

    Harley Starter Clutch Replacement

    A common component to fail on a Harley-Davidson is the starter. Whether from age or lack of proper battery/motorcycle maintenance, it is almost inevitable that your starter will need to be pulled for rebuild or repair. Harley’s starter design changed in 2007 and we found ourselves no longer having to get into the primary drive…

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  • 11:29

    Sealed Harley Wheel Bearings Replacement

    Harley Wheel Bearings: Was Old Better? Up until 1999, the motor company used conventional, serviceable Harley wheel bearings. These were high quality bearings made by Timken. They were packed with grease and set against a bearing race with a wheel bearing seal on the outside end of the wheel hub to block out the elements…

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  • Fork Seal Leak
    14:56

    Harley Fork Seal Leak Fix

    You may develop a Harley fork seal leak at some point. It’s a rubber seal and they were out and deteriorate over time. Another Vice Mike shows us how not to pick up another vice. He uses the motorcycle as the vice to remove the tubes. Make sure everything is clean and free of debris.…

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  • Harley Valve Replacement
    7:21

    Harley Fuel Valve Replacement

    I Still Have a Carburetor! Every carbureted Harley Davidson has a Harley fuel valve or aftermarket one. This valve allows the rider to control the on/off delivery of fuel to the carburetor. The fuel valve also has a reserve position that helps the rider to monitor fuel quantity, and can be used as a fail…

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