Filed Under (Harley Davidson) by admin on 20-02-2011

INSTALLATION To prevent accidental vehicle start-up, which could cause death or serious injury, disconnect negative (-) battery cable before proceeding. (00048a) 1. Refer to the service manual and follow the instructions given for disassembling the motorcycle for service and to gain access to the top end overhaul disassembly of seat, rocker cover, breather assembly, rocker arm support plate and pushrods. 2. Place the motorcycle on a center stand with the rear wheel raised off the ground. Remove the spark plugs. 3. With the transmission in gear, use the rear wheel to turn the engine over until both front cylinder tappets are at their lowest point. Remove and discard the pushrods. 4. Install the new pushrods into the pushrod covers using the appropriate service manual procedures. Be sure the larger end of the tapered pushrods are installed to the tappet sockets. 5. Repeat step 4 for the rear cylinder. NOTE Check for contact between the pushrods and the upper pushrod covers. Check by rotating the engine slowly until both valves have fully opened and closed on the cylinder you are checking. If contact is observed, the rocker arm supports should be shifted toward the engine’s cam side. 6. Complete all the appropriate service manual procedures for assembling the engine. 7. Complete all service manual procedures for the assembly of the motorcycle. 8. Return the transmission to neutral and install the spark plugs. 9. Connect the negative (-) battery cable. After installing seat, pull upward on seat to be sure it is locked in position. While riding, a loose seat can shift causing loss of control, which could result in death or serious injury. (00070b) 10. Install the seat

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