How to Adjust the Rear Shocks on a Harley Davidson?

Answer The rear shocks on your Harley Davidson motorcycle supply a soft suspension for the rear frame of the bike. This allows the seat and swing arm to move independently, giving you a softer more comfo... Read More »

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How to Adjust Harley Rear Motorcycle Shocks?

All Harley-Davidson motorcycle shock absorbers fall into one of three categories: Standard, non-adjustable exterior shocks; adjustable exterior shocks and Softail shocks. The stiffness of adjusta... Read More »

How to Adjust the Rear Shocks on a Harley Sportster Using a Strap Wrench?

Improperly adjusted rear motorcycle shocks transfer road vibration and bumps directly to the motorcycle rider. The shock pre-load determines the amount of dampening provided by the rear shocks of a... Read More »

How to Adjust Valves on a Shovelhead Harley Davidson?

Motorcycle pushrods link the cams to the valves, the primary components of the engine. Valves require adjustment over time due to wear. You may notice a ticking noise in the top of your Shovelhead ... Read More »

How to Adjust the Clutch on a 2008 Harley Davidson?

Harley-Davidson recommends that the clutch be adjusted on all 2008 models during the initial service at 1,000 miles, again at the first 5,000-mile minor service and every 5,000 miles after that. Th... Read More »