How to Take Apart Harley Shocks?

Answer Harley-Davidson insists that only the shock absorbers on its Softail models may be disassembled. All other Harley shock absorbers must be replaced as an assembly. Harley sells a Softail lowering k... Read More »

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How to Take Apart Motorcycle Shocks?

Some motorcycle shocks are not designed to be taken apart. Make sure to view the manufacturer's recommendations before proceeding. The greatest difficulty in taking apart any motorcycle shock lies ... Read More »

How Can I Drain the Oil Out of Harley Air Shocks?

The front forks on many Harley-Davidson touring motorcycles are dampened by oil and pressurized with air. This oil can and will become contaminated over time after routine exposure to the elements... Read More »

How to Replace Harley Shocks?

The shocks on a Harley are located on the rear of the frame and the fork area at the front of the frame where the front wheel is secured. The shocks are commonly concealed by saddle bags or the exh... Read More »

How to Adjust Harley Shocks?

Harley-Davidson motorcycles use three different types of shocks. Touring models use air shocks to deliver a smooth ride that is easily adjustable for changing passenger and cargo weight. FX and XL ... Read More »