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Buyer Beware… Royal Enfield Bullet       ·       Brake Fluid Explained       ·       Harley Trouble Codes       ·       Protocols of Harley ECM       ·       Re-Setting Harley-Davidson TSSM Module       ·       Lehman Trike Axle Service       ·       Break-In and General Maintence       ·       Gear Oil 101       ·       Kicker PXi 50.2 Tunes!       ·       The N1 Shifter Drum       ·       What is my motorcycle worth?       ·       DTC 1353 and 1356 Harley Twincam       ·       Ion Sensing Explained       ·       Harley-Davidson / Delphi Single Fire Ignition       ·      

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Buyer Beware… Royal Enfield Bullet

Don’t bite the Bullet. If you are going to buy a Enfield motorcycle from an individual, perhaps even from overseas, like off of EBay, I hope you read this first and maybe even go do some of your own research. Seems there are some unscrupulous individuals who will sell you a non export (India only […]

Brake Fluid Explained

DOT 3, 4, 5, 5.1 ???? What are all the numbers? In this post I will take the mystery out of brake fluid. Dot 3, 4 and 5.1 are glycol based fluid. That’s the kind that eats paint and has that funny smell… kinda like brake fluid! The color of it ranges from clear to […]

Harley Trouble Codes

HARLEY-DAVIDSON BASIC DIAGNOSTICS TROUBLE SHOOTING CODES All Harley-Davidson system problems fall into at least one of three general categories. (1) No Start – The engine cranks over freely, but will not start. This does not include situations where the engine will not crank, such as a bad starter, dead battery, etc. This condition assumes that […]

Protocols of Harley ECM

WARNING: If you think electricity is mysterious, then you should consider electricity with data contained in it even more mysterious. If your one of those people that can fry an electronic ignition just by looking at it too long you should not be messing with ECM’s.   Harley-Davidson ECM, ECU, Brain, Computer or what ever […]

Re-Setting Harley-Davidson TSSM Module

This procedure applies to the 2005 and up TSM/TSSM module Are your blinkers suddenly flashing at you and you haven’t done anything? I was working on a 2011 Dyna and this happened to me. I changed out the bars and tail light and blinkers finished servicing it and went to start it. Firstly the bike […]

Lehman Trike Axle Service

  Lehman trike axles are pretty straight forward. From time to time you should grease the differential and stick your head under there and just check things out well. It is also advisable to check the axle bearings when servicing your trike. It’s as simple as grabbing the wheel and checking to see it spins […]

Break-In and General Maintence

The object of breaking in a new engine is to keep damaging friction heat to a minimum. During the break in time the mating surfaces of the new engine parts are wearing into each other, thus causing slightly extra engine heat, and there will also be some metal particles present at this time. Because of […]

Gear Oil 101

  This is a quick post about what you should know about gear oil. Honestly there isn’t a whole lot to know… except if you own an older 4 speed or possibly 3 speed transmission.   First things first is that a good 20w/50 motor oil, preferably synthetic, is just fine in your trans….almost any motorcycle […]

Kicker PXi 50.2 Tunes!

Ever get sick of singingĀ  “Born to be Wild” over and over to yourself while on a road trip? Want to have tunes without the radio part of it? Limited on space and don’t have, or want a fairing? The Kicker PXi 50.2 just might be your answer. It’s easier to install than it probably […]

The N1 Shifter Drum

Perhaps you have been there… 1st, 2nd, 1st, 2nd, 1st, 2nd…grrrrr! Your not stuck in traffic, your just trying to find NEUTRAL! Dammit! You know when you find neutral real easy don’t ya? When you take off hard in 1st and shift into what you thought was going to be 2nd….and then all of a […]

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