Harley Davidson Softail Motorcycles EZ-Steer Installation Manual

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Filed Under (Harley Davidson) by admin on 16-02-2011

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Softail EZ-Steer Instruction Supplement Installation of the Champion EZ-Steer system is similar to the installation of the OEM triple clamps of your Harley Davidson Softail Motorcycle. We strongly recommend that you use your OEM service manual and follow the prescribed disassembly, installation and torque specifications (except where noted below) for the upper and lower clamp assembly. Installation Notes • Note the torque specifications for the items listed below. Item # Description (Qty) Torque Spec. (Lb.Ft.) N/A OEM Steering Stem Bolt (1) 35 7 7/16-20 x 1.5 Socket Head Cap Screw (2) 45 • The supplied fork tube extensions (Item #2) must be used with the Champion EZ-Steer system. • Do not torque the steering stem bolt until fork tubes have been installed to the assembly. • Remove O-rings from OEM fork tube ends and install to Champion fork tube extensions (Item #2) prior to installation onto fork tubes. • The supplied fork tube covers (Item #9) must be installed to lower triple clamp prior to installation of fork tubes. WARNING: If the Champion EZ-Steer system is installed on a motorcycle / sidecar combination and the sidecar is removed, the motorcycle is not safe to ride, and OEM triple clamps should be replaced.

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Honda VTX 1800 Motorcycles EZ-Steer Installation Manual

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Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 16-02-2011

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Honda VTX 1800 EZ-Steer Instruction Installation of the Champion EZ-Steer system is similar to the installation of the OEM triple clamps of your Honda VTX 1800 Motorcycle. We strongly recommend that you use your OEM service manual and follow the prescribed disassembly, installation and torque specifications (except where noted below) for the upper and lower clamp assembly. Recommended Procedures • Disconnect all wiring to headlight and remove headlight, windscreen (if so equipped) and brackets from motorcycle. • Remove handle bars from top clamp. • Remove brake caliper and brackets; disconnect all mounting points on brake lines. Secure calipers to frame being careful not to damage brake lines. • The wheel and fork tube assembly can be removed as one complete unit. • Remove steering lock fromOEM bottom clamp and install on Champion’s bottom clamp. • Replacing the upper OEM bearing and race with the Champion supplied bearing and race, install Champion’s lower triple clamp to motorcycle reusing original hardware as removed. Torque bearing lock nut to 35 lb. ft.. • Install covers to bottom forks if supplied with OEM motorcycle. • Install Champion upper clamp with OEM washer and dome nut. Leave loose. • Slide forks up and into the upper clamp until top of forks are flush with top surface of clamp. • Torque dome nut to 75 lb. ft.. • Ensure that fork tube extensions are flush with top of upper clamp. Torque lower 8mm bolts to 20 lb.ft. and upper 10 mm clamp bolts to 30 lb. ft.. • Install handle bars to upper clamp using OEM nut and flat washers. • Reinstall brake line holders to the lower triple clamp. • Reinstall all other OEM parts as removed. • Bleed brakes. • OEM windshield # 08R80-MCH-100 can be used on this kit

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Honda VTX 1300 EZ-Steer Installation Instruction

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installation of the Champion EZ-Steer system is similar to the installation of the OEM triple clamps of your Honda VTX 1300 Motorcycle. We strongly recommend that you use your OEM service manual and follow the prescribed disassembly, installation and torque specifications (except where noted below) for the upper and lower clamp assembly. Recommended Procedures • Disconnect all wiring to headlight and remove headlight, windscreen (if so equipped) and brackets from motorcycle. • Remove handle bars from top clamp. • Remove brake caliper and brackets; disconnect all mounting points on brake lines. Secure calipers to frame being careful not to damage brake lines. • The wheel and fork tube assembly can be removed as one complete unit. • Remove caps and install supplied extensions to fork tubes using the supplied o-rings. Apply lubricant to o-rings and extensions prior to installing to fork tubes. Reinstall OEM caps and o-rings. • Remove steering lock from OEM bottom clamp and install on Champion’s bottom clamp. • Replacing the upper OEM bearing and race with the Champion supplied bearing and race, install Champion’s lower triple clamp to motorcycle reusing original hardware as removed. Torque bearing lock nut to 35 lb. ft. • Install fork tube covers to bottom clamp if supplied with OEM motorcycle. • Remove OEM nylon tube cover sliders from lower fork legs and replace with supplied sliders, if required for lower chrome covers on C models. See figure on the right. • Install Champion upper clamp with OEM washer and dome nut. Leave loose. • Slide forks up and into the upper clamp until top of extension is flush with top surface of clamp. • Torque dome nut to 75 lb. ft. • Ensure that fork tube extensions are flush with top of upper clamp. Torque upper 8mm bolts to 20 lb. ft and lower 10 mm clamp bolts to 30 lb. ft. • Install handle bars to upper clamp using OEM nut and flat washers. • Reinstall brake line holders to the lower triple clamp. • Reinstall all other OEM parts as removed. • Bleed brakes.

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HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTSTER BLACK EXHAUST HEAT SHIELDS INSTALLATION MANUAL

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Filed Under (Harley Davidson) by admin on 14-02-2011

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INSTALLATION Remove Original Equipment (OE) Heat Shields Avoid contact with exhaust system and wear protective clothing that completely covers legs while riding. Exhaust pipes and mufflers get very hot when engine is running and remain too hot to touch, even after engine is turned off. Failure to wear protective clothing could result in burns or other serious injury. (00009a) 1. Allow the motorcycle to cool. 2. Identify the position of the OE clamp screws securing the black heat shields to the exhaust pipes. NOTE The clamp screws are positioned on either side of the exhaust pipe for clearance. 3. See Figure 1. Open the heat shield clamps (1) and spread the bands to remove front and rear heat shields (2) from the exhausts. Retain the heat shield clamps Install Black Heat Shields 1. See Figure 2. Matching the OE position of the heat shield clamps, open the clamps bands and thread the bands through the brackets of the front (1) and rear (2) black heat shields. 2. Spread the band around the exhaust pipes and push the end of the bands to engage the clamp screws. Tighten to hold the heat shields in place. 3. Adjust the shields and heat shield clamps to access clamp screws and to avoid contact with other components. 4. Tighten the heat shield clamp screws

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HARLEY DAVIDSON HANDLEBAR RESERVOIR COVER SET INSTALLATION MANUAL

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Filed Under (Harley Davidson) by admin on 13-02-2011

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Kit 46098-98 fits the following models with single-disc front brake. •1996 through 2003 XL (Sportster®) models •1996 and later Dyna models •1996 and later Softail® models Kit 46099-98 fits the following models with dual-disc front brake. •1996 through 2003 XL (Sportster) models •1996 and later Dyna models •1996 and later Softail models •1996 and later FL Touring models INSTALLATION Wear safety glasses or goggles when removing or installing retaining rings. Retaining rings can slip from the pliers and could be propelled with enough force to cause serious eye injury. (00312a) NOTE Make sure you are using the correct retaining-ring pliers. Verify that tips of pliers are not excessively worn or damaged. 1. Adjust the clutch cable for maximum free play. With snap ring pliers, remove and retain the external snap ring from the bottom of the clutch lever pivot pin. Remove the pivot pin, clutch lever, clutch cable and rear-view mirror from the clutch bracket. NOTE Apply anti-seize (10) (Harley-Davidson part number 98960-97) from the kit to all screw threads prior to installation. 2. See Figure 1. Install the new chrome clutch bracket (1) using a clamp half (2), washers (3) and screws (4) from the kit. Tighten the screws to 70-80 in-lbs (7.9-9.0 Nm). -J01271 1 is01004 Figure 2. Clutch Cable Adjustment 3. Re-install the clutch cable and clutch lever, mirror and pivot pin and snap ring. See Figure 2. Re-adjust the clutch cable so there is a 1/16-1/8 inch (1.6-3.1 mm) gap between the clutch cable ferrule and the end of the clutch bracket (1). 4. Remove the original clamp half from the front brake master cylinder assembly. 5. See Figure 1. Install the new chrome clamp half (2) on the front brake master cylinder assembly using washers (3) and screws (4) from the kit. Tighten the screws to 70-80 in-lbs (7.9-9.0 Nm). 6. Remove the two screws retaining the brake master cylinder reservoir cover. See Figure 3. Replace with the two standoff studs (1) in the kit. Tighten to 6-8 in-lbs (0.7-0.9 Nm)

HARLEY DAVIDSON FLAME HANDLEBAR GRIPS REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION MANUAL

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Filed Under (Harley Davidson) by admin on 12-02-2011

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REMOVE AND INSTALL THE LEFT GRIP 1. See Figure 1. Using a T27 TORX® drive head, remove the two screws with flat washers securing the handebar clamp (3) to the clutch lever bracket. Remove the clamp and position the clutch hand lever assembly away from the handlebar 2. Using a T25 TORX® drive head, loosen but do not remove the upper and lower switch housing screws (1). 3. Remove the end cap from the existing left handlebar grip if so equipped. Remove the grip by carefully cutting it away from the handlebar using a sharp blade or knife. Do not lubricate left handlebar grip before installation. Lubricating grip can cause it to come off while riding, which could result in loss of control and death or serious injury. (00315a) NOTE Make sure that the handlebar surface and the inside of the grip are smooth, dry and thoroughly cleaned of all dirt or adhesive residue. 4. Position the new left grip (4) so the larger flange (5) is at the bottom. Push the grip fully onto the handlebar. 5. Fit the grooves (2) on the outboard side of the upper and lower switch housing over the flanges on the end of the grip, then loosely fasten the two screws. 6. Position the clutch hand lever assembly inboard of the switch housing assembly, engaging the tab on the lower switch housing in the groove at the bottom of the clutch lever bracket. 7. Align the holes in the handlebar clamp with those in the clutch lever bracket, and loosely fasten the two screws with flat washers. Adjust the switch housing and clutch hand control position for rider comfort. 8. Using a T27 TORX® drive head, tighten first the upper, then the lower handlebar clamp screws to 60-80 in-lbs (6.8-9 Nm) . 9. Using a T25 TORX® drive head, tighten first the lower, then the upper switch housing screws to 35-45 in-lbs (4- 5.4 Nm) . 5 3 1 1 4 2 2 is00735 1. Switch housing screws 2. Grooves 3. Handlebar clamp 4. Left handlebar grip 5. Larger flange Figure 1. Left Handlebar Switch Housing REMOVE AND INSTALL THE RIGHT GRIP NOTE Right handlebar switch removal requires a Service Manual for your model and year of motorcycle. A Service Manual can be purchased from your Harley-Davidson Dealer. 1. Refer to the RIGHT HANDLEBAR SWITCH section of the Service Manual for removal of the switch housing assembly. This is necessary to access the throttle cables. 2. Refer to the THROTTLE CONTROL section of the Service Manual to disconnect the throttle cables and remove the existing right grip/throttle sleeve assembly. After removal, make sure that the handlebar end is clean and smooth. 3. Follow instructions in the Service Manual to install the new right grip/throttle sleeve to the handlebar and connect the throttle cables. 4. Verify that the right grip/throttle sleeve rotates and returns freely and does not bind on the handlebar or switch housing.

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HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTSTER® ACCESSORY SLIP-ON MUFFLER KITS INSTALLATION MANUAL

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Filed Under (Harley Davidson) by admin on 11-02-2011

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INSTALLATION To prevent accidental vehicle start-up, which could cause death or serious injury, disconnect negative (-) battery cable before proceeding. (00048a) Disconnect negative (-) battery cable first. If positive (+) cable should contact ground with negative (-) cable connected, the resulting sparks can cause a battery explosion, which could result in death or serious injury. (00049a) 1. Disconnect negative (-) battery cable. Perform this installation when the engine is cool. Working on or near the exhaust system when the engine is hot could result in severe burns. (00311a) 2. Remove mufflers using appropriate Service Manual instructions. 3. Discard gaskets and mufflers. 4. Install new gaskets on mufflers. 5. Slip muffler clamps on mufflers. 6. Loosely attach mufflers to the interconnect tube using existing screws and washers. 7. Position the ends of the front and rear exhaust pipes into front and rear cylinder heads and align exhaust system while tightening all nuts and bolts; begin at the cylinder head exhaust ports and work back toward the mufflers. a. Finger tighten the upper nuts to the mounting studs. b. Tighten the lower nut to 9-18 in-lbs (1.0-2.1 Nm) . c. Tighten the upper nut to 60-80 in-lbs (6.8-9.0 Nm) . d. Tighten the lower nut to 60-80 in-lbs (6.8-9.0 Nm) . 8. Tighten the acorn nut on the rear exhaust pipe support clamp to 15-19 ft-lbs (20.3-25.8 Nm) . 9. Tighten muffler clamps to 45-60 ft-lbs (61-81.3 Nm) . 10. Tighten screws and washers to 15-19 ft-lbs (20.3-25.8 Nm)

HARLEY DAVIDSON HEATED HAND GRIP KITS REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

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Filed Under (Harley Davidson) by admin on 08-02-2011

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REMOVAL Preparation To prevent accidental vehicle start-up, which could cause death or serious injury, remove main fuse before proceeding. (00251b) 1. Refer to the service manual and follow the instructions given to remove the main fuse. When servicing the fuel system, do not smoke or allow open flame or sparks in the vicinity. Gasoline is extremely flammable and highly explosive, which could result in death or serious injury. (00330a) 2. Remove the fuel tank according to the service manual instructions. -J04259 1 of 8 Left-Side Grip Removal 1. See Figure 1. Using a T-25 TORX drive head, remove the upper and lower switch housing screws (1). 2. Using a T-27 TORX drive head, loosen the upper screw securing the handlebar clamp (3) to the clutch lever bracket. Remove the lower clamp screw with flat washer. Loosen the clamp and position the clutch hand lever assembly away from the switch housing. Separate the upper and lower switch housings. 3. With “glueless” grip: Remove the grip from the handlebar. With glued grip: Remove the grip by carefully cutting it away from the handlebar using a sharp blade or knife. 2 2 1 5 4 3 1 is01283 1. Switch housing screws 2. Grooves 3. Handlebar clamp 4. Left handlebar grip 5. Larger diameter of flange Figure 1. Left Handlebar Switch Housing Right-Side Grip Removal Do not remove or install the master cylinder assembly without first positioning a 5/32-inch (4 mm) thick insert between the brake lever and lever bracket. Removing or installing the master cylinder assembly without the insert in place may result in damage to the rubber boot and plunger on the front stoplight switch. (00324a) NOTE A section of corrugated cardboard or the eyelet of an ordinary cable strap can be used for this purpose. See Figure 2. 1. Place a 5/32-inch (4 mm) thick insert between the brake lever and the lever bracket. 2. Using a T-25 TORX® drive head, remove the upper and lower switch housing screws. 3. Using a T-27 TORX drive head, loosen the upper screw securing the handlebar clamp to the brake master cylinder housing. Remove the lower clamp screw with flat washer. Loosen the clamp and position the master cylinder assembly away from the switch housing. Separate the upper and lower switch housings. 4. Remove the grip from the handlebar. NOTES The twist grip sensor in the right side of the handlebar has a seal cap that protects internal electrodes from dirt and moisture, and also serves as a retention device for the throttle grip. To remove the grip, a slight tug may be necessary to release the index pins in the grip from the receptacle in the seal cap. Upon removing the grip, check the location of the seal cap. If the seal cap is still fastened to the index pins inside the old throttle grip, it can be discarded along with the grip. If the seal cap is still fastened to the end of the twist grip sensor: •See Figure 3. Insert a small screwdriver or other flat-blade tool into the flat area on one side of the seal cap. •Press the leg on the underside of the cap to free it from the slot at the end of the twist grip sensor. Pry up one end of the cap. •Repeat on the other side of the cap. •Carefully remove the cap and discard it

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HARLEY DAVIDSON CHROME DYNA TRIPLE TREE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

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Filed Under (Harley Davidson) by admin on 06-02-2011

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INSTALLATION NOTE The components in this kit install exactly as the OE (Original Equipment). 1. Refer to the applicable Service Manual for steering head removal procedures. 2. Refer to the applicable Service Manual for steering head installation procedures. SERVICE PARTS 1 5 4 3 2 is05169 Figure 1. Service Parts: Dyna Chrome Steering Head -J02511 1 of 2 Table 1. Service Parts Table Part Number Description (Quantity) Item 48365-48A Steering head bearing dirt guard 1 4307 Socket head cap screw 0.38-16 x 1.5 in. 2 4306 Socket button head cap screw 0.38-16 x 1.5 in. 3 46183-99 Bracket, upper fork, chrome 4 45503-02 Lower triple clamp assembly, chrome 5 45611-86 Retaining ring (not shown) 6

HARLEY DAVIDSON VENTED FAIRING LOWERS KIT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

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Filed Under (Harley Davidson) by admin on 03-02-2011

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INSTALLATION 1. See Figure 1. From the kit, obtain the left side fairing lower (1), left side fairing lower cap (2), two flange locking nuts (3) and two stud clips (4). Place fairing lower cap in front of the left side engine guard and left side fairing lower behind engine fairing guard. With both pieces in place around engine guard, install the two flange locking nuts onto the studs clips and hand tighten. Repeat procedure for right side fairing lower. 2. Secure bottom of fairing lower to lower engine guard with round clamp (5) from hardware kit. Position clamp around engine guard with tabs toward rear of vehicle and flat side of clamp against fairing lower and with the rubber washer (6) between clamp and engine guard. Place Torx pan screw (7) through fairing lower, rubber washer and clamp. Secure assembly with flanged locknut (8). Repeat for right side fairing lower. Tighten to 144 in-lbs (16.3 Nm). 3. Tighten all left and right side upper flange locking nuts (3) to 72 in-lbs (8.1 Nm). 4. Install left side door assembly glovebox (9) to fairing lower using the attachment cord (10). Insert glovebox door into fairing lower. Repeat for right side fairing lower. NOTE Do not press reflector firmly into place until you have it positioned in desired location. The adhesive is very strong and once it comes in contact with a surface, it will be difficult to remove without damaging the reflector. 5. Peel adhesive strip off back of reflector from kit. Position reflector on side of front fender above chrome side trim strip and approximately 4 inches rearward from front of fender. Press reflector securely into place. Repeat for opposite side reflector

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