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 Measure Harley Shocks?

The simplest job you can do on a Harley is measure the shock absorbers. Depending on the year and model of your motorcycle, replacement shock absorbers can be found in lengths from about 11 inches... Read More »

How To Install Shocks in a Harley?

Dyna Glide Harley-Davidson motorcycles use two large coil over shocks to absorb road conditions on the rear of the bike. You get the coil over shocks in complete units and since the shocks are out ... 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 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 »