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Forum: Self help tips Wheels,Tires and Brakes

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 09 Harley Rear Brake Switch Failure

    I know we have heard other stories on 09 harley touring models that may or may not effect us .. But got this pic from a Buddy with an 09 Ultra and...

    Started by Jaystronghawk‎, 05-17-2011 08:05 AM
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  1. Brakes, Piston Cleaning Procedure

    Here is a good tip for keeping your brakes in top shape. source:Lyndall Racing Brakes http://www.lyndallracingbrakes.com/ The...

    Started by Bagger‎, 01-27-2011 06:11 PM
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  2. Tires 101

    Here's a good link to answer some of those tire questions you may have. source:Hobbit found this whilst browsing quite good for those questions...

    Started by Bagger‎, 03-08-2011 08:45 PM
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    12-10-2014 09:25 AM Go to last post
  3. Rim Seal Kit for Tubless laced wheels


    Started by Capital Jack‎, 03-25-2014 03:17 PM
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    03-28-2014 10:34 AM Go to last post
  4. Cleaning Laced Wheels

    http://www.barkeepersfriend.com/ Give this a try, rinse off with lots of water, I use an old tooth brush, this stuff works great

    Started by Capital Jack‎, 03-26-2014 05:05 PM
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    03-27-2014 07:36 AM Go to last post
  5. DOT Brake Fluid Basics

    Some info on brake fluids. Beginning in 1976, Harley-Davidson used DOT 5 in all its brake systems. DOT 5 brake fluid is a silicone-based fluid...

    Started by Bagger‎, 03-07-2011 09:26 PM
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    05-29-2013 07:03 PM Go to last post
  6. Brake Bleeding Tip

    If you have one of those problem brake systems that you just can't get bled properly, try this. After you have bled the calipers good, turn the...

    Started by Bagger‎, 10-22-2010 04:30 PM
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    09-20-2011 08:32 AM Go to last post
  7. 08 and Later Rear Wheel Compensater Check for Touring models pdf

    If you're running a newer model touring Harley.Here's something you should be checking as regular maintanence before changing out those tires. ...

    Started by Bagger‎, 08-17-2011 06:05 PM
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    08-18-2011 12:16 AM Go to last post
  8. Determining a Tires Manufacture Date

    Getting a great deal on a set of tires?Dry rot is a real concern when it comes to motorcycle tires.Here's how to determine how old those new tires...

    Started by Bagger‎, 03-08-2011 09:15 PM
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    03-09-2011 06:47 PM Go to last post
  9. Laced Wheel Maintenance

    If you own a bike with spoked rims,it is a good idea to remove the rubber liner and inspect the interior condition of the rim at every tire...

    Started by Bagger‎, 10-17-2010 10:08 AM
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    02-05-2011 07:19 PM Go to last post
  10. Breaking In Brakes

    Here's an article with some good info on how to break in a new set of break pads. source:Performance Machine You’ve got brand new calipers and...

    Started by Bagger‎, 01-30-2011 09:26 AM
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    01-31-2011 06:46 AM Go to last post
  11. Reverse Brake Bleeding

    Here's a link with a great explanation on how reverse brake bleeding works and how to do it on a budget. ...

    Started by Bagger‎, 01-25-2011 07:16 PM
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    01-26-2011 10:12 AM Go to last post
  12. Brake Pad Replacement

    Here's a helpfull link on how to replace the pads http://www.moccsplace.com/images/harley/brake/brake.htm

    Started by Bagger‎, 10-22-2010 05:01 PM
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    01-05-2011 12:51 PM Go to last post
  13. Tire Changing

    If you must do it yourself, here is a link that shows you how it's done. http://www.clarity.net/~adam/tire-changing-doc.html

    Started by Bagger‎, 12-04-2010 06:34 PM
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    12-26-2010 06:23 AM Go to last post
  14. Tires How Fat Can You Go

    Many times I have heard the question arise "How wide a tire can I put on my bike"? Understanding the main limitation to increasing your rear tire...

    Started by Bagger‎, 12-04-2010 09:46 AM
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    12-04-2010 06:22 PM Go to last post
  15. Tire Wear

    Here's an interesting read on tire wear. http://www.rattlebars.com/tirewear/index.html Another from ehow...

    Started by Bagger‎, 10-29-2010 05:53 PM
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  16. Protect it from Corrosion

    When you store you ride of a few months, or chose to ride it when the roads are not the best there are ways to protect it. This product does what it...

    Started by smitty901‎, 10-30-2010 07:51 AM
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    10-30-2010 06:08 PM Go to last post
  17. Bleeder Screw Maintenance

    The bleeder screw is often the most overlooked part when it comes to brake services.What you have is a steel bleeder screw threaded into an aluminum...

    Started by Bagger‎, 10-23-2010 01:38 PM
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    10-24-2010 08:30 AM Go to last post
  18. Checking spokes

    WHEEL SPOKES CAUTION - If nipples require more than one full turn to tighten spoke, remove tire to check that spoke is not protruding far enough...

    Started by Bagger‎, 08-15-2010 10:07 AM
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    09-12-2010 10:50 PM Go to last post
  19. Inspect wheel bearings

    Service wheel bearings - Inspect any time the wheels are removed. Inspect the play of the wheel bearings by finger while they are in the wheel....

    Started by Bagger‎, 08-15-2010 10:05 AM
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    08-28-2010 09:21 PM Go to last post

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