• 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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  • Softail Shock
    15:23

    Softail Shock Maintenance & Rebuild

    Down and Gets Dirty The Softail shock is one of the most neglected components on a Harley Davidson. Although not easy to access, the shock assembly does require regular maintenance. The design of this shock assembly allows for it to accumulate road debris. The front side of the shock assembly has a number of (aprox…

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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-Davidson wheel bearings
    48:54

    Harley-Davidson® Wheel Bearings Replacement

    Sealed wheel bearings are supposed to make things easier for us. Now we do not have to pack grease into the bearings like before and this saves us a maintenance step. Here’s the rub, the axle can start to seize to the bearings or the bearing can start to seize to the hub. Bob shows…

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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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  • Harley Throw Out Bearing
    39:21

    Harley Throw Out Bearing

    On the right side of your Harley, behind the transmission side cover (aka clutch end cover) you will find the transmission door bearings. These two bearings are critical as they support the heavy load at the end of the transmission main and and counter shafts. Failure It is not uncommon for these bearings to eventually…

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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 Top End Removal
    39:45

    Harley Top End Removal

    Top End Removal In this video, Mike Roen takes us through Harley top end disassembly on a Twin Cam. As always, review your service manual before attempting a labor-intensive job, such as this. Also, refer to your manual as you work. Stay Organized It is important to have a clean, safe area prepared for disassembly.…

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  • Harley Valve Job
    7:42

    Harley Valve Job

    When You Ship it Out So you do not have a Serdi machine in your garage and you will need to have a reputable shop do a Harley valve job for you. Or maybe you do and all your riding buds can have you do the work! Mike reviews the Serdi and the specialty tools…

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