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  • which cam is best???

    I've got a 1979 FLH, and I am just finishing up doing the top end.... Had a little port work done as well as oversize valves and springs....My question is which cam is the best for my bike??? I have been told to get an Andrews AB Grind, but I wanna make sure I am making the right move before I do...
    Posted to Harley Tech Talk (Forum) by drtywytboy5150 on Fri, Jul 17 2009
    Filed under: Cam, Shovelhead
  • PUSH ROD COVER LOSE & LEAKING

    Shovelhead rear intake PUSH ROD COVER is LOSE & LEAKING on the BOTTOM, I have replace the hole thing with a NEW ONE, ALL NEW PARTS & SAMETHING IS GOING ON, YES I HAVE STROKER PR COVER. THE OTHERS ARE JUST FINE. NEED HELP SOMEONE ANYONE 93inRICHE
    Posted to Harley Tech Talk (Forum) by 93inriche on Fri, Sep 4 2009
    Filed under: Shovelhead
  • Piston Compression Ring SIDE Clearance

    I have always checked the ring end gap and called it good. I am putting my '75 1200 back together (after removing the wavy washers on the rocker arms) and I noticed some carbon on on a compression ring that seemed to be slightly binding it. No chunks just a dark area. In the process of cleaning it...
    Posted to Harley Tech Talk (Forum) by namehere on Sun, Nov 1 2009
    Filed under: Harley, Shovelhead
  • Pull in clutch, put in gear, lurches forward

    That is where I am stuck. Thankfully have another bike to ride. My 82 HD FLT is the problem child. I recently (in the last two months) sealed the primary (while having the main seal/bearing replaced), replaced the clutch metals, replaced the throwout bearing/washers/clip, installed a clutch tamer and...
    Posted to Big Twin Tech Talk (Forum) by ldhunter1959 on Mon, Aug 30 2010
    Filed under: Clutch, Shovelhead
  • S&S in ShovelHead Skins

    I have a 1974 Harley-Davidson FXE SUPERGLIDE that has been built with many custom extras. Heads are S&S and dual-plugged using DYNA Single Fire Ignition, an S&S Super B Carburetor, and a late model 5 speed transmission (still chain driven secondary) and SPYKE High-torque starter to crank-over...
    Posted to Big Twin Tech Talk (Forum) by DJBaar on Thu, Jun 9 2011
    Filed under: custom, Shovelhead
  • shovelhead duel plug timing

    Good Evening, Bought a basket shovel that I've been putting back togather and it's got duel plug heads. Looking to static time before I fire up and was told that with duel plugs you should retard the time 5-7 degrees. So normally I'd set the timeing off the front advance timing mark with...
    Posted to Big Twin Tech Talk (Forum) by scottymac on Fri, Jan 20 2012
    Filed under: Shovelhead
  • 1980 Shovelhead with oil filter.

    I cannot figure this out.. I have the HD Service Manual FL/FX models 1200 / 1340 cc 4 speed 1978 1/2 to 1984. My "1980" shovelhead (stated by stamp on motor) has a spin on oil filter that is underneath the bike as pictured in the HD service manual page 3-7... BUT, the picture showing my spin...
    Posted to Big Twin Tech Talk (Forum) by Karrowack on Thu, Mar 28 2013
    Filed under: Shovelhead, oil, lubricant primary chain
  • Convert back to OEM?

    Gentleman, Ladies... I have a 2013 Custom bike, Santee Frame with a 1973 FLH dressing... When I purchased this bike it came with a BDL belt drive primary and its kick only. I like the looks of the large primary cover as well as the floor board pedals instead of forward controls and would like to convert...
    Posted to Big Twin Tech Talk (Forum) by jamieschillin on Fri, May 17 2013
    Filed under: Harley, Shovelhead, For Sale, OEM, primary, BDL, 73 FLH
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