How to Change the Primary Chain Oil for a 2005 Sportster?

Answer Unlike the rest of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle lineup, which are lubricated by three distinct fluids, Sportster motors rely on two separate fluids to lubricate the bike's powertrain. The first, ... Read More »

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How to Remove the Primary Chain on a Sportster?

The primary chain on the Sportster turns the mechanical energy of the engine into rotational energy, thanks in part to the primary and secondary sprockets. In order to remove the chain, you'll need... Read More »

How to Change the Oil on a Harley Davidson Sportster Primary DRI?

The Harley-Davidson Sportster primary chaincase houses the compensator sprocket, primary drive chain and clutch pack. Passages at the rear of the inner primary housing connect to the transmission t... Read More »

How to Change the Primary Oil in a 1996 Harley-Davidson Sportster?

Harley-Davidson's 1996 Sportster 883 and 1200 models relied on a combined primary chain and transmission to convert the power generated by its Evolution engine into forward motion. The primary itse... Read More »

How to Convert a Chain Primary to a Belt in a Harley Davidson?

All stock Harley-Davidson motorcycles come equipped with a chain driven primary. A Harley owner with a desire to spend less time and money maintaining his Harley should consider converting the cha... Read More »