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Hi, I ride a 1984 shovelhead flh. My riding style seems to be like yours. A couple of things that I did on my bike to help with vibration were to install the polyurethane riser busings and use some cushioned grips. These solid mount shovels will have some vibes. If your engine is well balanced and you use loctite on your fasteners it should help cut down on the vibes. Also make sure that your steering head bearings and swingarm bearings are good because they can have an adverse affect on handling. I know that others who are more knowledgeable will also make some great suggestions. I have been hanging around and looking at these posts for a while and just decided to join. Also i think that if you stay with the rear chain setup you will have more and less expensive final gear ratio options to play with. My bike runs the 32 tooth front pulley and a 70 tooth rear belt setup and could use a little taller top end at 75 but it works for me with little vibration. Reducing the rpm's at higher speeds will certainly make your ride more comfortable.Good luck on your project.

2008 Harley... • Answered 11 hours ago


It's the low oil pressure warning lamp. It's suppose to come on at every start up. It will stay on for a couple seconds after the engine starts. This is normal.

2005 Harley... • Answered Yesterday


Pull the speedo sensor and clean it if that doesn't work replace the speedo sensor

2000 Harley... • Answered 3 days ago


So just got my 2012 tri glide from the shop. Had the whole charging system replaced! What are the chances that now have no reverse! Any connection? There is a click, no movement and you can still hear it when in first for a min.

2006 Harley... • Answered on Jun 13, 2021


It is fuel injected and electronically controlled. Start with STP fuel system cleaner. Then work through electronic metering and timing. https://bikez.com/motorcycles/harley-davidson_xl1200c_sportster_custom_2007.php Some help here https://www.google.com/search?q=2007+harley-davidson+sportster+1200+vibration .. ..

Harley Davidson... • Answered on Jun 12, 2021


Hi, Timothy for this scenario you will need your service manual that has all fastener torque specs and a wiring diagram on the back pages, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can not find the best tool you ever bought for your Harley, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1UEAD_enUS951US951&source=univ&tbm=isch&q=1997+Harley+Davidson+FLHR+Road+king+fuel+pump+fuse+location&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwimtbCF7IrxAhU1WDABHSj6C9IQjJkEegQIHBAB&biw=1440&bih=732https://www.mediafire.com/file/2pox0suo16ph9k6/1997_FLHR_Harley_Service_Manual.pdf/filehttp://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.com/ronnies/showmodel.asp?make=hdmchttTo speak to me personally go to 6ya.comps://serviceinfo.harley-davidson.com/sip/service/document/6300

Harley Davidson... • Answered on Jun 09, 2021


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2010 Harley... • Answered on May 24, 2021


The first thing I would do is replace the spark plugs again. You can foul a plug and it will cause you more problems than you can ever imagine. I see you have done all the logical things that I would recommend but I did not see you have replaced the plugs after the 200 miles. You would be surprised at how many times a $2.00 part can cause fits beyond belief.

2000 Harley... • Answered on May 21, 2021


0.9mm and possibly about 3.5-4.0L w/ filter change

2000 Harley... • Answered on May 19, 2021


Sounds like it is operating as it should now. Maybe it was a software update. Why would you want to risk starting it in gear?

Harley Davidson... • Answered on May 19, 2021


Could be blown fuse, could be bad connection. Take a look.

Harley Davidson... • Answered on May 19, 2021


We have a Harley Davidson Expert named Gregg Mahin. I have spent 15 minutes looking for posts by him, but he and all his tens of thousands of answers seem to have vanished. He includes his www.6ya.com address (paid service) and also his personal email address. This may help you with the codes. Both codes are related to the Electronic Fuel Injection.

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Harley Davidson... • Answered on May 18, 2021


Yes, this is acceptable. I prefer to set the front tire at 30 and the rear tire at 36 when riding single. It's a matter of ride quality preference. As long as the tires are inflated enough to prevent excessive flexing of the side walls, you are safe. By lowering the air pressure, you get a bit better traction as your tire's "foot print" is a bit larger but it doesn't handle quite as quickly either.

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Steve

2011 Harley... • Answered on May 08, 2021


not owning one my guess is possibly worn brake pads they might be like car pads and have a chirper built in now

Harley Davidson... • Answered on May 06, 2021

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