Harley-Davidson FLH Series 2008 and Down, Independent Suspension Trike Conversion Installation Manual


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Protect yourself and others when you have a vehicle up in the air. Anytime you lift a vehicle, either by hoist or a jack, make sure that it is securely supported. b. Make sure the engine is turned off and battery disconnected before you begin work.  Carbon Monoxide poisoning from exhaust gases: Be sure there is adequate ventilation whenever you run the engine.  Burns from hot parts: Let the engine and exhaust system cool before working on those areas.  Injury from moving parts: If running the engine, keep hands, fingers and clothing away from moving/rotating parts. c. Gasoline vapor and hydrogen gases from batteries are explosive. To reduce the possibility of fire or explosion, be careful when working near gasoline and batteries. d. Use only nonflammable solvent, not gasoline, to clean parts e. Never drain or store gasoline in an open container. f. Keep all cigarettes, sparks or flame away from the battery and all fuel related parts. 1.5 Specifications Overall Length: 103″ Overall Width: 57.25″ Wheel Base: 53″ Load Capacity: 600 Lb Tire Size (15″): 205 / 70 / R15 Wheel Size (15″) (4 lug) Offset +35 mm 15x7JJ 4 on 4.5 Tire Pressure: 24-26 PSI Suspension: Double A-arm Independent Rear Differential: Custom-built rear differential utilizing OEM drive belt. Brakes: Original front plus 2 high performance disc brakes at rear. Storage Capacity: 5.75 cubic feet. Two full-face helmets and additional storage.
Harley-Davidson® FLH 2008 & Down Independent Suspension CHAMPION TRIKES Installation Guide Page 6 of 20 Revision 4 2 Removal of Original Parts Secure and raise motorcycle 9 to 10 inches using a quality motorcycle lift. Remove the following from the vehicle. See OEM manual for detailed instructions. Items to be retained for reinstallation after modification are noted.  Seat – to be re-installed; without modification.  Left and right side covers – to be re-installed after modification.  Tour Box – to be re-installed (if so equipped).  Left and right saddle bags (if so equipped).  Left and right rear crash bars, saddlebag rails (if so equipped).  Tour Box mounting frame (if so equipped).  Left and right passenger foot rests – to be re-installed without modification.  Left and right mufflers  Rear wheel NOTE: Prior to removing rear wheel, depress foot brake and secure in down position (e.g., zip-tie to floor board). This will prevent fluid flow when rear brake Caliper is removed.  Remove Rear Caliper (disconnect brake line at Caliper). NOTE: Cap line to prevent introduction of dust / debris into line. Remove Caliper

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