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How to remove my inner primary bearing 1989 softail

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HD Ultra Classic Primary Removal and Installation

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SOURCE: 1998 harley davidson softail custom primary cover bolt pattern

Are u asking for the torque sequence for the outer primary cover ?

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SOURCE: need to remove and install inner primary cover

You really need a manual for this job if you have never done it before. readers digest version is as follows. Drain Primary Fluid, remove outter primary cover, Remove compensating Nut its the one on the front, use a snap ring plyer on the clutch, remove the clutch adjuster nut rod plate . will come out in one piece, Remove the Chutch Hub Nut it turns opposit ( in other words tightening is loosening it) remove bolt on the chain tensioner, whole system will now pull out.
Leave the stator magnet on dont have to remove thats the silver plate up front. Remove the jack shaft bolt on the starter pull it out. Go to other side of bike remove two starter bolts you will need LONG allen..then remove all the bolts on the inner primary and remove it. If you dont understand any of this you need a manual for your bike. or any Harley FL its all the same.

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SOURCE: Softail 98 Starter issues...

it sounds as if your inner primary is not lined up they do have a tendency to wear slots in the holes where they mount to the tranny and motor

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SOURCE: oil leak at inner primary

06 Road king inner primary leak where shift lever comes out, seal was leaking...Under warranty fixed no charge, no further issues!

I have heard of this same leak on the V-twin Harleys due to normal motor vibration "unbalanced" which is normal on the older models the 2008's and newer baggers have a differant mounting system that eliminates the vibration/ jumping/ loping/ which again is a normal Harley engine

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SOURCE: How do i tighten the inner primary chaincase on a Triumph T110

Oh, it's been a long time since I've messed with a pre-unit Triumph. Best as I can remember, the transmission was adjustable on it's mount on the frame. You loosened the inner primary bolts and the transmission mounting bolts. There was an adjuster mounted on the frame behind the transmission, I think.

I hope this helps. It's been a LONG time since I've seen one of those and I'm an OLD man with a questionable memory.

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Hi, Edgar first thing you need to do is check your primary and transmission oil levels to determine which one is leaking and repair as necessary usually seals or possibly cracked inner primary. The grinding noise could be a loose/tight primary chain, transmission main shaft bearing, primary bearing, or clutch hub bearing, you can remove your primary drain plug and inspect the magnet for metal ants. I am sorry you can't find the first and best tool you ever bought for your Harley Davidson but despair not for a mere $7 you can download another one. For more information about your issue, please visit the websites below, and for specific information or questions, please feel free to contact me at Good luck and have a nice day.
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