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Forum: Self help tips for Suspension and Frame

  1. Touring link stabilizer

    Ok, I did some looking, used the search engine, and didn't find much in way of discussion on touring frame stabilizers. Bagger Brace is one, TRW...

    Started by papa'sSG‎, 02-05-2013 11:09 PM
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    10-29-2013 02:03 PM Go to last post
  2. kuryakyn floorboard relocator brackets install w/pics

    Simple straightforward mod, moved floorboards alittle forward and alittle outboard. 1/4, 3/16ths and 3/32nds ball end allen wrench and 7/16ths...

    Started by papa'sSG‎, 03-28-2013 05:03 PM
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    03-29-2013 03:33 PM Go to last post
  3. Older Model Fork Tube Info

    A diagram with specifications on older Harley Davidson model fork tube dimensions.

    Started by Bagger‎, 01-28-2012 02:23 PM
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    01-28-2012 05:11 PM Go to last post
  4. Harley VIN Identification

    Here's a PDF link with VIN info and for your Harley Davidson. http://www.box.com/s/uspdztnb3o4av6iorc8x

    Started by Bagger‎, 01-28-2012 02:38 PM
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    01-28-2012 03:26 PM Go to last post
  5. Disassembly of lower legs/tubes

    Can anyone tell me the size of the allen bolt at the bottom of the lower legs of a 2007 Sportster? I need to take them apart to swap out the stockers...

    Started by HandOverFist‎, 11-25-2011 01:22 PM
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    11-30-2011 02:22 PM Go to last post
  6. Front end vibrating more? Batwing fairing brackets

    In 2009 HD upgraded the notorious weak fairing brackets and supports for the batwing. The brackets and supports from 96 up to 2008 are famous for...

    Started by dawg‎, 02-21-2011 12:06 PM
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    09-18-2011 12:12 AM Go to last post
  7. Tip: How to properly adjust your rear shocks, and a simple tool to do so

    This is a tip I picked up off of a Progressive Suspension tech dude some years ago, and it's a beauty. It absolutely eliminates any guesswork when it...

    Started by Big Dan‎, 08-31-2011 09:09 PM
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    08-31-2011 10:18 PM Go to last post
  8. Fork oil, Suspension fluid charts and myths

    Fork oil is one of those fluids with virtualy no regulation as to what true wieght you are actualy buying.Here is some good info to help those who...

    Started by Bagger‎, 08-14-2011 03:54 PM
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  9. Checking Rear Shock Air Pressure

    Perhaps one of the most over looked maintenance operations on your Harley is checking your rear shocks air pressure.Since we all come in many shapes...

    Started by Bagger‎, 05-01-2011 10:32 AM
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    05-01-2011 12:22 PM Go to last post
  10. Springer Maintenance

    Found this on the net somewhere KEYWORDS AND KEY PHRASES front end - fall away - rocker - wobble - shimmy - adjustment - steering - squeaks -...

    Started by Bagger‎, 09-29-2010 06:21 PM
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    03-15-2011 02:20 PM Go to last post
  11. Big Twin Rear Belt Adjustment

    Here is a good article on belt adjustment. source:nightrider www.Nightrider.com Rear Belt Drive Adjustment Performance and Technical...

    Started by Bagger‎, 02-18-2011 02:31 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    02-19-2011 11:33 AM Go to last post
  12. Rake and Trail Explained

    Here's a good article explaining how this is measured. source:Thompson Choppers Rake and Trail Explained: We know you were day dreaming...

    Started by Bagger‎, 02-12-2011 03:41 PM
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    02-12-2011 07:36 PM Go to last post
  13. Front end Fall Away

    Here's a good video explaining some basic spoke maintanence and how to check fall away.

    Started by Bagger‎, 02-06-2011 08:32 PM
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    02-07-2011 01:17 PM Go to last post
  14. Fork Maintenance

    Here's some good info posted by "smitty 901" about fork maintenance. Servicing front forks, changing oil and or replacing bushing and seal has...

    Started by Bagger‎, 10-08-2010 06:56 PM
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    01-05-2011 05:30 PM Go to last post
  15. 09 Touring Rear Swing Arm Service Bulletin PDF

    Apparently the 09 touring models are having issues with the rear swing arm collecting excess water.It doesn't look to be anything serious but here's...

    Started by Bagger‎, 11-22-2010 06:40 PM
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    11-22-2010 08:32 PM Go to last post
  16. 96-99 Springer Exploaded View PDF

    Here's a service kit for Springer front ends with part numbers.Also some nice exploaded views. http://www.box.net/shared/eaxetfnnbj

    Started by Bagger‎, 11-22-2010 06:45 PM
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    11-22-2010 06:45 PM Go to last post
  17. Grease the Frame Neck

    Guy's the new Harley's are coming with no grease in the neck.Harleys stance seems to be that its not needed as the neck bearings have you covered.Yet...

    Started by Bagger‎, 10-01-2010 07:28 PM
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    10-02-2010 11:10 AM Go to last post
  18. Swapping Shocks :D

    ok this covers me doing a sportster but its the same regardless of brand, you still need 2 jacks, tools and the same proceedure :D 1st up whilst the...

    Started by Hobbit‎, 08-02-2010 02:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-05-2010 11:37 AM Go to last post

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