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Install 1972 inner primary - FLHT Electra Glide Standard Harley Davidson Motorcycles

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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: Im replacing my oil tank

Neither. You oil tank will come out without removing any of the stuff you mentioned. You must take the rubber vibration mounts off and if you work the tank just right, it'll come out. The manual on the old Shovelheads state that you must remove the tank every other oil change to wash it out due to the clutch debris that gets into the tank. I stock configuration, the oil that oils the primary chain is pumped back into the engine and then into the tank. If you just cannot get it out, take the inner primary off. That's a lot of work though. But, if you got to, you got to.

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Need to replace the bearing and race on the inner primary on a 1999 dyna wide glide. Have the primary off, need help on the proper way to remove the race from the transmission output shaft

There is a special tool to remove and install the inner race. You could heat up the old one and pull it off, but the tool is the best way to install the new one. Drag Specialties has them in their catalog.

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I have a 1999 softtail how do i change the stator

Drain the primary fluid. Remove the outer primary cover. The stator is behind the compensating sprocket in the front of the inner primary. Increase the slack in the clutch cable at the adjuster. Lock the primary drive with the locking tool (may be purchased from Harley or Drag Specialties if you don't have one). Unbolt the primary chain adjuster from the inner primary. Remove the comp nut and nut holding the clutch basket on the trans mainshaft (this nut has right hand threads).Remove the primary drive as an assembly.Remove the rotor. It is held on magnetically. Unplug the voltage regulator from the stator. Remove the 4 bolts holding the stator to the engine case, and throw them away. You will need new stator bolts to install the new stator. Do not reuse the old ones. Remove the stator. Installation is the reverse of removal. Some models also require the removal of the inner primary in order to remove the stator. If this is required, replace all the seals in the inner primary while you have it off. A service manual will be a great help if you do this job yourself. Torque specs are rather high for reinstalling the primary drive, so you may want to consider having a shop do the job. Good luck!

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Inner primary seal keeps leaking replaced three times all other seals replaced to rode another 1200 kms leaking out inner primary seal still which brand off equitment do you reccommend to use or why is it...

There are several places that could be leaking in this area. First let's talk about the seal that goes in the backside of the inner primary. I always use the James double lipped seal in this area. When you install the seal, put some sealant on the outside circumference of the seal. It must be installed to just below the surface of the primary and it must be straight. Before putting the inner primary back on, lubricate the inner bore of the seal as well as the surface the seal is going to seal against. If the engine starts up and seal has no lubrication on it, the friction will burn the delicate sealing lips and they will be damaged. Your leak could also be the large seal in the face of the transmission behind the front belt pulley. Everything I just said about the inner primary seal applies to this seal as well. The last thing is the pulley could be worn in the spline area in the center of the pulley. You didn't say what year model your bike was but over time, these splines wear and the pulley becomes loose. When this happens, the tension on the "quad seal" behind the spacer on the transmission main shaft fails. Transmission lubricant seeps down between the mainshaft and the spacer and out of the splined area of the front belt pulley. Take the lock plate off the front pulley and check to see if the large nut is tight. If it isn't tight, this could be the problem. The large nut has LEFT HANDED THREADS. Retorque the nut to 150 Foot Pounds. You'll need a special socket and sprocket locking tool to do this job. Take the pulley off and check the splines and replace the quad seal. Make sure you check all the areas whenever you have the inner primary off.

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Just installed a 2000 fxdl trans in a 2001 fxd bike. Now the inner primary bolt holes do not line up with the trans. Do I need to get a 2000 inner primary? Everything looks the same, but now wondering...

I don't know about the interchangeability of the transmissions but if the bolt holes are close but not quite aligned, you might want to leave the transmission bolts loose and bolt the inner primary up first. This aligns the transmission with the engine. Once you get the bolts of the inner primary all tightened up, then tighten up the transmission mounting bolts.

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Im replacing my oil tank on my 1972 harley. do i have to remove the inner primary or can i remove rear wheel and fender to remove and replace?

Neither. You oil tank will come out without removing any of the stuff you mentioned. You must take the rubber vibration mounts off and if you work the tank just right, it'll come out. The manual on the old Shovelheads state that you must remove the tank every other oil change to wash it out due to the clutch debris that gets into the tank. I stock configuration, the oil that oils the primary chain is pumped back into the engine and then into the tank. If you just cannot get it out, take the inner primary off. That's a lot of work though. But, if you got to, you got to.

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Do you have to remove the inter primary to change the Stator on a 1989 FXST H/D m/c.

According to the book that I'm looking at, you do not have to remove the inner primary. The opening in the inner primary is large enough for the rotor to come out without having to pull the inner primary. If the Inner primary cover does not "step down" right in the front but remains full size all the way to the outer primary, the rotor and stator will come out without having to pull the inner.

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Removal of inner primary cover

For the cover you may have to loosen your shifter linkage to be able to remove it from the bike depending on what model you have
As for the inner primary you'll have to take off the clutch the front & rear primary sprockets and chain. You can loosen the bolts to both sprockets,then loosen the chain tensioner.
Slide the front & rear sprocket & chain off with the clutch still attached. leave them together and set it aside as one big unit.
The inner primary has bolts with bent washer tabs. Bend the tabs flat so you can remove the bolts.
Thre is a lock ring around the transmission shaft that holds the inner primary on too. Remove that with lock-ring plier.
Depending on your model, you may have to remove the rotor/flywheel first before the inner primary comes off.
Don't for get to put a new engine o-ring back on the front hole of the inner primary when re-installing.

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How to replace inner primary seal

Replacing the inner primary seal is a major job. You must remove all the primary drive components such as the primary chain and the clutch assembly. Then the exhaust system so you can get to the starter to remove it. Then you must remove the inner primary itself from the engne and the transmission. The seal is on the backside of the inner primary. If you replace the seal, remember to lubricate the lips of the seal as well as the mainshaft before you reinstall the inner primary. If you install the seal dry, when you start the engine the mainshaft will burn up the seal in about three seconds before the oil gets to the seal. Put some oil on that seal.

Now, once you're in there, you may find that it isn't your inner primary leaking at all. It could be a transmission seal. One of the worst culprits is the Quad Seal behind the spacer that is behind the front belt pulley. You'll need some special tools to remove the pulley and replace this seal if it's leaking. It looks like a standard O-ring but it isn't. Both the compensator sprocket nut and the front pulley nut require a LOT of torque. The compensator nut takes 150-165 foot pounds and the front pulley nut takes 150 foot pounds. Also, the mainshaft nut that holds the clutch assembly on takes 60-80 foot pounds of torque LEFT-HANDED. You will need a way to lock the front pulley and the primary chain in order to apply these levels of torque to the required fasteners.

This is a complicated job. That's why Harley charges so much to do it. I would suggest that you purchase a service manual as there is far too much involved in this job for me to type it in step by step here.

Good Luck

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Install drive belt on harley fxst-c

Be ready to remove the following:
rear wheel (to allow removal of old belt and threading of new belt)
outer primary (to allow access to the two items following)
clutch hub (to allow removal of the inner primary)
primary drive chain (same as above)
compensator sprocket (same as above)
inner primary (to allow access to primary drive sprocket, and allow belt removal, and thread new belt)
While you have the rear wheel off, you may want to check for wear on the belt sprocket, as they can wear out.
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If you have the tools and capability to do the above, that's about it.
The belt will run over a hundred dollars, and if done in a shop, you can see that most expense is for labor.

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