As one of two big United states motorcycle producers to survive the fantastic Depression, the business has survived numerous ownership arrangements, subsidiary plans, times of poor financial health insurance and product high quality, and intense global competition Ã¢Â€Â” to
INFORMATION Manual organization / Warnings cautions and notes / Safety / Serial numbers / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Basic tools / Precision measuring tools / Electrical system fundamentals / Special tools / Basic service methods / Storage / Specifications * TROUBLESHOOTING Operating requirements / Starting the engine / Engine performance / Electric starting system / Charging system / Ignition system / Fuel system / Engine noises / Engine lubrication / Clutch / Transmission / Lighting system / Excessive vibration / Front suspension and steering / Brake problems * LUBRICATION MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP Routine safety checks / Maintenance intervals / Tyres and wheels / Periodic lubrication / Engine oil and filter change / Transmission oil change / Primary chaincase oil change / Front fork oil change / Periodic maintenance / Primary chain adjustment / Final drive belt deflection and models) / Fuel pump and fuel filter (2004-on fuel injected models) / Alternator / Voltage regulator / Ignition system (2004-on models) / Starting system / Lighting system / Switches / Electrical panel (2004-on models) / Turn signal module (TSM) and turn signal module/security module (TSSM) (2004-on more…..
Heritage Softail Classic 110th Anniversary Edition (2013) * FLSTF Fat Boy (2011) * FLSTF Fat Boy 103 (2012 – 2016) * FLSTF Fat Boy Lo 103 (2012 – 2016) * FLSTFB Fat Boy Lo (2011) * FLSTFB ANV Fat Boy Lo 110th Anniversary Edition (2013) * FLSTFB 103 Fat Boy Lo (2012 – 2016) * FLSTFB 103 ANV Fat Boy Lo 110th Anniversary Edition (2013) * FLSTFBS 110 Fat Boy Lo (2016) * FLSTN Softail Deluxe (2011) * FLSTN 103 Softail Deluxe (2012 – 2016) * FLSTNSE CVO Softail Deluxe (2014) * FLSTSB Softail Cross Bones (2011) * FTSTSE2 CVO Softail Convertible (2011) * FTSTSE3 CVO Softail Convertible (2012) * FXCWC Rocker C (2011) * FXS 103 Blackline (2012-2013) * FXSB 103 Softail Breakout (2014 – 2016) * FXSBSE 110 Softail Breakout (2013 – 2015) * FXST 103 Softail Standard (2011 – 2013) Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION Manual organization / Warnings cautions and notes / system service / Clutch service / Throttle cable adjustment / Starting enrichment valve (choke) cable adjustment / Fuel line inspection / Steering play / Rocker arm bearing inspection and adjustment / Swing arm pivot shaft inspection / Shock absorber inspection / Fasteners / Electrical more tips
Harley FLSTN/FLSTNI Softail Deluxe 2005 * Harley FLSTSC/FLSTSCI Softail Springer Classic 2005 * Harley FXST/FXSTI Softail Standard 2000-2005 * Harley FXSTB/FXSTBI Night Train 2000-2005 * Harley FXSTS/FXSTSI Springer Softail 2000-2005 * Harley FXSTD/FXSTDI Softail Deuce 2000-2005 * Harley FXSTDSE2 Screamin’ Eagle Deuce 2004 Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION Manual organization / Warnings cautions and notes / Safety / Serial numbers / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Basic tools / Special tools / Precision measuring tools / Electrical system fundamentals / Basic service methods / Storage / Specifications * TROUBLESHOOTING Engine principles / Operating requirements / Starting the engine / Engine performance / Starting system / Charging system / Ignition system (carbureted models) / Ignition system (fuel-injected models) / Engine management and guide inspection / Primary chain alignment / Compensating sprocket inspection / Primary chaincase housing / Starter jackshaft / Clutch cable replacement * TRANSMISSION Shifter assembly / External shift mechanism / Transmission top cover / Shift cam / Shift arm assembly / Shift forks / further data
FLHTCUSE2 Screamin Eagle Ultra Classic Electra Glide (2007) * FLHTCUSE3 Screamin Eagle Ultra Classic Electra Glide (2008) * FLHTCUSE4 Screamin Eagle Ultra Classic Electra Glide (2009) * FLHR Road King (2006-2009) * FLHRI Road King (2006) * FLHRS Road King Custom (2006-2007) * FLHRSI Road King Custom (2006) * FLHRC Road King Classic (2007-2009) * FLHRCI Road King Classic (2006) * FLHRSE3 Screamin Eagle Road King (2007) * FLHRSE4 Screamin Eagle Road King (2008) * FLHX Street Glide (2006-2009) * FLHXI Street Glide (2006) * FLTR Road Glide (200-2009) * FLTRI Road Glide (2006) * FLTRSE3 Screamin Eagle Road Glide (2009) Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION Manual organization / Warnings cautions and notes / Safety / Serial numbers / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Tools / Measuring tools / Electrical system fundamentals / Service methods / Storage / Specifications * inspection / Starter jackshaft (2006 models) / Clutch cable replacement (all models except Screamin Eagle) / Clutch lever assembly (all models except Screamin Eagle) / Clutch release cover (all models except Screamin Eagle) / Clutch service (Screamin Eagle models) / Clutch master cylinder (Screamin more…..
* XL883L Super Low (2004-2013) * XL883N Iron (2009-2013) * XL883R Roadster (2004-2013) * XL1200C Custom (2004-2013) * XL1200L Super Low (2004-2011) * XL1200N Nightster (2007-2012) * XL1200R Roadster (2004-2009) * XL1200V 72 (2010-2013) * Sportster XL1200X 48 (2010-2013) Note: this manual DOES NOT include XR1200 Contents: * AMENDMENT On the 2/1 edition page X (QRD) and page 538 have been changed to note the engine oil capacity on: * 2008 – 2009 models is 2.8 qt (2.65 litre) * 2004 – 2007 models the capacity is 3.6 qt. (3.4 litre) * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION Manual organization / Warnings cautions and notes / Safety / Serial numbers / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Tools / Measuring tools / Electrical system fundamentals / Basic service methods / Storage / Specifications * TROUBLESHOOTING Engine operating requirements / Engine starting / Engine release mechanism / Primary chain adjuster / Primary drive/clutch / Clutch cable / Shift lever assembly / Shift shaft / Specifications * TRANSMISSION AND INTERNAL SHIFT MECHANISM Internal gearshift mechanism / Transmission / Mainshaft / (2004-2005 models) / Countershaft / (2004-2005 click on
Lo (2010) * FLSTFSE2 Screamin’ Eagle Fat Boy (2006) * FLSTN / FLSTNI Softail Deluxe (2006 – 2010) * FLSTSB Softail Cross Bones (2008 – 2010) * FLSTSC / FLSTSCI Softail Springer Classic (2006 – 2007) * FLSTSE Softail CVO Convertible (2010) * FXCW Softail Rocker (2008 – 2009) * FXCWC Softail Rocker Custom (2008 – 2010) * FXST / FXSTI Softail Standard (2006 – 2009) * FXSTB / FXSTBI Night Train (2006 – 2009) * FXSTC Softail Custom (2007 – 2010) * FXSTD / FXSTDI Softail Duece (2006 – 2007) * FXSTS / FXSTSI Springer Softail (2006) * FXSTSSE Screamin’ Eagle Softail Springer (2007) * FXSTSSE2 Screamin’ Eagle Softail Springer (2008) * FXSTSSE3 Screamin’ Eagle Softail Springer (2009) * The manual also includes a CD-ROM with flowcharts and wiring diagrams for all models. Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION Manual organization / Warnings cautions and notes / Safety / Rear wheel / Front and rear hubs / Belt guard and debris deflector / Driven sprocket / Drive sprocket / Drive belt / Wheel runout / Rim and laced wheel service / Disc and cast wheels / Wheel balance / Tyres / Tyre changing / Tyre repairs / Tyre runout / Specifications * FRONT SUSPENSION AND click here…..
FXDS-CONV FXDWG 1340cc 1991 – 1998 Please note: This manual DOES NOT include police models. Contents: * Living With Your HARLEY-DAVIDSON BIG TWIN Introduction: Miwaukee magic; Ackowledgements; About this manual; Identification numbers: buying spare parts; decoding the Vehile Identification Number (VIN); Safety first! * Daily (Pre-Ride) Checks: Engine oil level check; Suspension steering and final-drive checks; Tyre checks. * Maintenance Routine Maintenance and Servicing: Specifications; Recommended lubricants and fluids; Component locations; Maintenance schedule; Maintenance procedures. * Repairs And Overhaul Engine Transmission and Associated Systems: Engine; Clutch primary drive and transmission; Fuel and exhaust systems; Ignition system. * Chassis and Bodywork Components: Steering; Suspension; Final drive; Wheels; Brakes; Tyres; Frame and bodywork. * Electrical System * Wiring Diagrams (In Colour) further data
Manual covers the following models: * Harley FXD Dyna Super Glide 2006-2010 * Harley FXDC Dyna Super Glide Custom 2006-2011 * Harley FXDL Dyna Low Rider 2006-2009 2010-2011 HDI Japan only * Harley FXDWG Dyna Wide Glide 2006-2008 2010-2011 * Harley FXD35 35th Anniversary Super Glide 2006 * Harley FXDB Street Bob 2006-2011 * Harley FXDF Fat Bob 2008-2011 * Harley FXDSE Screamin’ Eagle Dyna 2007 * Harley FXDSE2 Screamin’ Eagle Dyna 2008 * Harley FXDFSE CVO Dyna Fat Bob 2009 * Harley FXDFSE2 CVO Dyna Fat Bob 2010 Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION Manual organization / Warnings cautions and notes / Safety / Serial numbers / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Tools / Measuring tools / Decimal place values / Electrical system fundamentals / Service methods / Storage / Specifications * TROUBLESHOOTING Operating requirements / Engine starting / Engine performance / race replacement / Fork stem lower bearing replacement / Steering play checking and adjustment / Specifications * REAR SUSPENSION Shock absorbers / Shock absorber adjustment / Swing arm / Specifications * BRAKES Brake service / Front brake pad replacement / Front brake caliper / Front more…..
models: * XL XLH XLCH 883 Hugger Sportster Deluxe Custom Low Roadster 1970 – 1971 1986 – 2013 * XL XLH-61 XLH XLCH XLS 1000 Sportster Roadster Anniversary 1972 – 1985 * XL XLH 1100 Sportster 1986 – 1987 * XL XLH 1200 1200C 1200S 1200N 1200L 1200R Sportster 1998 – 2013 Note: DOES NOT include XR-1000 engine information or 2009-on XR models Contents: * Tune-up and routine maintenance * Engine * Primary drive clutch and transmission * Fuel and exhaust systems * Ignition system * Steering suspension and final drive * Brakes wheels and tires * Frame and bodywork * Electrical system and wiring diagrams extra
FLSTN Heritage Special Nostalgia Softail * Harley-Davidson FLSTS Heritage Springer Softail * Harley-Davidson FXST Softail * Harley-Davidson FXSTB Night Train * Harley-Davidson FXSTC Softail * Harley-Davidson FXSTF Springer Softail * Harley-Davidson FXSTS Springer Softail * Harley-Davidson FXSTSB Softail Bad Boy Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION Manual organization / Notes cautions and warnings / Safety first / Service hints / Serial numbers / Parts replacement / Torque specifications / Fasteners / RTV gasket sealant / Threadlock / Gasket remover / Expendable supplies / Basic hand tools / Test equipment / Precision measuring tools / Cleaning solvent / Other special tools / Mechanic’s tips / Ball bearing replacement / Oil seals / Specifications * TROUBLESHOOTING Testing electrical components / Emergency troubleshooting / Engine noises / cover / Shift forks / Kickstarter and starter clutch / Side cover (electric start) / Shifter adjustment / Specifications * 5-SPEED TRANSMISSION Production gears (1994 models) / Shift cam assembly / Shift forks / Transmission / Transmission case / Transmission side cover (1987-on) / more advice
Repair Manual Covers the following Models: * Harley Softail all models 88 cid (1450cc) 2000 – 2006 * Harley Softail all models 96 cid (1548cc) 2007 – 2010 * Harley Dyna Glide all models 88 cid (1450cc) 1999 – 2006 * Harley Dyna Glide all models 96 cid (1548cc) 2007 – 2010 * Harley Touring all models 88 cid (1450cc) 1999 – 2006 * Harley Touring all models 96 cid (1548cc) 2007 – 2010 * Harley Touring all models 103 cid (1688cc) 2010 Note: manual includes all Electra Glide Road King and Road Glide models. Contents: * Maintenance * Maintenance Sschedule and Procedures * Engine Oil Level Check * Brake Fluid Level Checks * Tyre Checks * Component Locations * Repairs and Overhaul * Engine Transmission and Associated Systems * Clutch Primary Drive * Fuel System and Lubrication * Ignition System * Frame and Forks * Bodywork * Wheels Brakes and Tyres * Motorcycle Chemicals and Lubricants fuel injected) FLTR Road Glide (carbureted) FLHRCI Road King Classic (fuel injected) FLTRI Road Glide (fuel injected) FLHPEI FLHTI Electra Glide Standard (fuel injected) FLHRI Shrine (fuel injected) FLHRS Road King Custom (carbureted) FLHRSI Road King Custom (fuel injected) FLHX Street considerably more details
(1983-1985) * Harley-Davidson XLS Sportster (1980-1985) * Harley-Davidson XL Sportster (1973-1977) Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION * TROUBLESHOOTING * PERIODIC LUBRICATION MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP Maintenance schedule intervals / Periodic lubrication / Engine oil and filter change / Periodic maintenance / Suspension adjustment / Breaker point ignition service / Magneto / Breakerless ignition system / Carburetor adjustments * ENGINE Removal installation / Pushrods / Valves and components / Cylinder / Oil pump / Gearcase / Tappets and guides / Crankcase / Drive sprocket and seal / Engine seals / Starter drive shaft and housing / Specifications * CLUTCH PRIMARY DRIVE KICKSTARTER AND TRANSMISSION Clutch / Primary chain / Kickstarter / Transmission / Shifter mechanism / Shifter linkage / Specifications * FUEL EXHAUST AND EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS Air Front hub / Wheel balance / Tyre changing / Tyre repairs / Handlebar and throttle control / Steering head / Front fork / Specifications * REAR SUSPENSION Rear wheel / Rear hub / Driven sprocket assembly / Drive chain / Wheel balancing / Tyre changing / Rear swing arm / Shock absorbers / click the link
organization / Notes cautions and warnings / Safety first / Service hints / Serial Numbers / Parts replacement / Torque specifications / Fasteners / Lubricants / Sealants cements and cleaners / Expendable supplies / Basic hand tools / Test equipment / Measuring tools / Special tools / Mechanic * TROUBLESHOOTING Operating requirements / Troubleshooting instruments / Testing electrical equipment / Engine performance / Electric starting system / Charging system / Ignition system / Fuel system / Engine noises / Engine lubrication / Clutch / Transmission / Electrical problems / Excessive vibration / Front suspension and steering / Brakes / Specifications * PERIODIC LUBRICATION MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP Pre-ride inspection / Maintenance intervals / Periodic lubrication / Oil and filter change / Lifter oil screen cleaning / Transmission oil change / Primary chaincase oil change deflection and alignment / Cable lubrication / Rear brake adjustment / Clutch adjustment / Throttle cable adjustment / Enrichener (choke) cable adjustment / Air filter service / Tune-up / Compression test / Cylinder leak down test / Spark plugs / Ignition service / Idle speed adjustment / more info
(1996-1998) * FLHTC-U Electra Glide Classic-Ultra & Anniversary (1989-1997) * FLHTC-UI Electra Glide Classic-Ultra & Anniversary (1996-1998) * FLTC Tour Glide (1984-1991) * FLTC-U Tour Glide-Ultra Classic (1989-1995) * FLTC-UI Tour Glide-Ultra Classic (1996) * FLTR Road Glide (1998) * FLTR-I Road Glide (1998) * FXEF Fat Bob (1985) * FXLR Low Rider Custom & Anniversary (1987-1994) * FXR Super Glide (1986-1994) * FXR2 & FXR3* Super Glide (*Limited edition models available only in 1999) * FXRD Super Glide Grand Touring (1986) * FXRS Low Rider & Convertible (1984-1992) * FXRS-Con Low Rider-Convertible (1991-1993) * FXRS-SP Low Rider-Sport Edition (1988-1993) * FXRT Sport Glide (1984-1992) * FXSB Low Rider (1985) * FXWG Wide Glide (1985-1986) Contents: * Quick Reference Data * General Information Manual Organization / Warnings Cautions And Notes / Safety / Serial Numbers / Lubrication / Control Cable Lubrication / Periodic Maintenance / Primary Chain Adjustment / Drive Belt Deflection Adjustment / Tune-Up / Ignition Service / Carburetor Adjustments / Specifications * Engine Removal Installation / Rocker Arms And Covers / Cylinder Head / Valves And Components / more…..
organization / Saervice hints / Safety first / Expendable supplies / Shop tools / Emergency tool kits / Troubleshooting and tune-up equipment / Specifications * TROUBLESHOOTING Engine / Starting difficulties / Poor performance / Clutch and transmission / Drive train / Chassis / Brakes / Electrical system / Charging system / Lighting / Fuses / Wiring * LUBRICATION MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP Routine safety checks / Maintenance intervals / Cleaning your Harley / Tyres and wheels / Periodic lubrication / Periodic maintenance / Non-scheduled maintenance / Tune-up / Breaker point ignition service / Carburetor adjustment / Storage * ENGINE Panhead engine overview / Service precautions / Special tools / Servicing engine in frame / Engine / Rocker arm cover/cylinder head / Pushrods / Valves and valve components / Cylinders / Pistons and piston rings / Tappets and tappet cover / Foot shift cover / Shift forks / Transmission / Transmission overhaul / Main drive gear oil seal replacement / Kickstarter and starter clutch * FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS Linkert carburetor / Fuel tanks / Fuel shutoff valve / Exhaust system * ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Battery / Circuit breakers / click to go
XLH1100 (1986 – 1987) * XLH1200 (1988 – 2003) * XL1200 Custom (1996 – 2003) * XL1200 Sport (1996 – 2003) Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION Manual organization / Warnings cautions and notes / Safety / Serial numbers / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Tools / Measuring tools / Electrical system fundamentals / Service methods / Storage / Specifications * TROUBLESHOOTING Starting the engine / Engine performance / Electrical component replacement / Starting system / Charging system / Ignition system (1986-1997 models) / Ignition system (1998-2003 models except 1200S models) / Ignition system (1998-2003 1200S models) / Fuel system / Engine noises / Engine smoke / Leakdown test / Engine lubrication / Clutch / Transmission / Electrical testing / Electronic speedometer/tachometer / Turn signal module (1991-1996 models) / Turn signal module (1997-2003 (1986-1990 MODELS) Transmission / Shifter mechanism / Specifications * FIVE-SPEED TRANSMISSION (1991-2003 MODELS) Transmission / Shift forks and shift drum / Mainshaft and countershaft / Main drive gear / Access door bearings / Right transmission case bearings / Shift mechanism / information
2006-2007 * Harley-Davidson VRSCD Night Rod 2006-2007 * Harley-Davidson VRSCDX Night Rod Special 2007 Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION * TROUBLESHOOTING * LUBRICATION MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP Maintenance intervals / Engine oil / Control lever lubrication / Drive belt deflection and adjustment / Engine mounts and stabilizer / Tune-up / Engine rotation / Air filter / Compression test / Ignition timing / Valve clearance / Secondary camshaft chain tensioner / Spark plugs * ENGINE TOP END AND EXHAUST SYSTEM Cylinder head covers / Camshafts and drive gear / Cylinder head / Valve tappets and shims / Valves and components * ENGINE LOWER END Removal and installation / Oil pan and oil pickup strainer / Oil pump / Oil cooler / Oil filter mount / Crankcase / Piston and connecting rod / Piston and rings / Connecting rod / Balance shaft / Crankshaft / Break-in * CLUTCH Passenger seat / Frame side covers / Air filter housing cover / Front fender / Rear fender / Drive belt and debris deflector covers / Radiator cover / Foot rests / Jiffystand / Windshield / Wind deflector * COLOUR WIRING DIAGRAMS much more info
Manual Covers the following Models: * Harley-Davidson FL 1973-1984 * Harley-Davidson FXE 1974-1984 * Harley-Davidson FLH 1973-1984 * Harley-Davidson FXEF 1980-1984 * Harley-Davidson FXB 1980-1984 * Harley-Davidson Super Glide (FL) 1971 * Harley-Davidson FLHS 1980-1983 * Harley-Davidson FXS 1978-1984 * Harley-Davidson FXSB 1980-1984 * Harley-Davidson FX 1973-1979 * Harley-Davidson FXWG 1980-1984 * Harley-Davidson Electra Glide (FL) 1966-1972 Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION * TROUBLESHOOTING Emergency troubleshooting / Engine starting / Engine noises / Engine lubrication / Clutch / Electrical problems / Breaker point ignition troubleshooting / Breakerless ignition troubleshooting / Excessive vibration / Carburetor troubleshooting / Specifications * PERIODIC LUBRICATION MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP Maintenance schedule intervals / Periodic lubrication / Front fork / Specifications * REAR SUSPENSION Rear wheel / Rear hub / Driven sprocket assembly / Drive chain / Drive belt / Wheel balancing / Tyre changing / Rear swing arm / Shock absorbers / Specifications * BRAKES Rear drum brake (1966-1972) / Disc brakes / Disc brake pad replacement / more…..
Classic (1999-2005) * FLHRS/FLHRSI Road King Custom (2004-2005) * FLTR/FLTRI Road Glide (1999-2005) Note: the "I" designation indicates fuel injected models Contents: * QUICK REFERENCE DATA * GENERAL INFORMATION Manual organization / Warnings cautions and notes / Safety / Serial numbers / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Basic tools / Special tools / Precision measuring tools / Electrical system fundamentals / Basic service methods / Storage / Specifications * TROUBLESHOOTING Operating requirements / Engine starting / Engine performance / Starting system / Charging system / Ignition system / Engine management system diagnostic codes / Cruise control system diagnostic codes / Fuel system (carbureted models) / Fuel system (fuel injected models) / Engine noises / Engine lubrication / Clutch / Transmission / Lighting system / Excessive vibration / Front suspension and steering / injected models) / Fuel tank console / Fuel tank (carbureted models) / Fuel tank (fuel injected models) / Fuel pump and fuel filter (fuel injected models) / Fuel shutoff valve (carbureted models) / Fuel tank gauge (FLHR) / Exhaust system / Evaporative emission control system (California models) full details
As one of two big United states motorcycle producers to survive the fantastic Depression, the business has survived numerous ownership arrangements, subsidiary plans, times of poor financial health insurance and product high quality, and intense global competition Ã¢Â€Â” to be the entire world’s 5th biggest bike maker and an iconic brand well regarded because of its dedicated next Ã¢Â€Â” with holder clubs and events global as well as an organization sponsored brand-focused museum.
Noted for a style of customization that provided increase toward chopper bike design, Harley-Davidson traditionally promoted heavyweight, air-cooled cruiser motorcycles with system displacements more than 700 cc Ã¢Â€Â” and contains broadened their offerings to incorporate their more sophisticated VRSC and middle-weight Street platforms.
Harley-Davidson manufactures their motorbikes at factories in York, Pennsylvania; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Kansas town, Missouri; Manaus, Brazil; and Bawal, Asia Ã¢Â€Â” and areas its items globally.
In 1981, AMF offered the organization to several 13 people led by Vaughn Beals and Willie G. Davidson for $80 million. Inventory ended up being strictly managed utilizing the just-in-time program.
During the early eighties, Harley-Davidson reported that Japanese makers were importing motorcycles into the United States this kind of volume concerning damage or threaten to harm domestic producers. After a study by the U.S. Overseas Trade payment, President Reagan imposed in 1983 a 45per cent tariff on brought in bicycles with engine capacities higher than 700 cc. Harley-Davidson subsequently refused grants of assistance from Japanese motorcycle makers. However, the business did provide to fall the request for the tariff in exchange for loan guarantees from Japanese.
Without trying to complement the Japanese, this new administration deliberately exploited the “retro” benefit of the machines, design motorcycles that intentionally adopted the look and experience of their earlier in the day devices and subsequent customizations of owners of that era. Numerous elements particularly brake system, forks, shocks, carburetors, electrics and tires were outsourced from foreign producers and quality increased, technical improvements were made, and buyers slowly came back.
Harley-Davidson purchased the “Sub Shock” cantilever-swingarm back suspension system build from Missouri engineer Bill Davis and developed it into its Softail a number of motorbikes, introduced in 1984 using the FXST Softail.
Responding to feasible motorcycle markets loss as a result of aging of baby-boomers, Harley-Davidson bought deluxe motorhome manufacturer Holiday Rambler in 1986. In 1996, the business marketed getaway Rambler towards the Monaco advisor Corporation.
The “Sturgis” model, boasting a dual belt-drive, ended up being introduced in the beginning in 1980 and had been designed for three years. This bicycle was then cut back as a commemorative design in 1991. By 1990, using introduction of this “Fat Boy”, Harley once again became the business chief inside heavyweight market. At the time of the Fat guy design introduction, a tale quickly spreading that their silver paint task alongside functions were empowered by the B-29; and Fat guy ended up being a mixture of the brands of this atomic bombs Fat guy and Little Boy. However, the Urban Legend Reference Pages lists this tale as an urban legend.
1993 and 1994 saw the substitution of FXR versions using Dyna, which became the sole rubber mount FX Big Twin frame in 1995. The FXR had been revived quickly from 1999 to 2000 for unique restricted versions.
In 2000, Ford engine organization added a Harley-Davidson trim level to your F-150, that was produced until 2003. In 2004, Ford introduced a Harley-Davidson trim level toward Super task, which was produced before the trim was discontinued when it comes to 2011 design seasons. Creation of the F-150 Harley-Davidson started again in 2006 and proceeded until 2012, when Ford discontinued the F-150 Harley-Davidson version for the 2013 model year considering low product sales, accounting just for 1-2per cent of this F-150’s complete deals.
Building began on the $75 million, 130,000 square-foot Harley-Davidson Museum in Menomonee area on Summer 1, 2006. It established in 2008 and houses the business’s big number of historic motorcycles and business archives, alongside a restaurant, cafÃƒÂ© and conference space.
The classic Harley-Davidson machines become V-twin machines, with a 45Ã‚Â° position amongst the cylinders. The crankshaft has a single pin, and both pistons are connected to this pin through their linking rods.
This 45Ã‚Â° position is covered under several US patents and is an engineering tradeoff that enables a big, high-torque system in a relatively tiny area. They triggers the cylinders to fire at irregular intervals and produces the choppy “potato-potato” noise so highly linked to the Harley-Davidson brand.
To streamline the system and minimize outlay, the V-twin ignition ended up being built to run with a single pair of guidelines no provider. It is referred to as a double fire ignition system, causing both spark plugs to fire despite which cylinder had been on its compression stroke, with all the more spark plug firing on its cylinder’s exhaust stroke, successfully “wasting a spark”. The fatigue note is simply a throaty growling sound with some popping. The 45Ã‚Â° design of system therefore creates a plug firing sequencing as such: The first cylinder fires, the next cylinder fires 315Ã‚Â° later, then there’s a 405Ã‚Â° space before the earliest cylinder fires once more, offering the system their unique noise.
Harley-Davidson features made use of different ignition systems throughout their record Ã¢Â€Â“ be it the early things and condenser program,, magneto ignition system used on some 1958 to 1969 Sportsters, very early digital with centrifugal technical advance loads,, or the late electric with transistorized ignition controls component, even more familiarly known as the black colored box or even the brain,.
Starting in 1995, the company introduced Electronic gasoline injections as a choice when it comes to 30th anniversary version Electra Glide. EFI became standard on all Harley-Davidson motorbikes, like Sportsters, upon the development of the 2007 manufacturer product line.
In 1991, Harley-Davidson began to be involved in the audio quality Working Group, started by Orfield Labs, Bruel and Kjaer, TEAC, Yamaha, Sennheiser, SMS and Cortex. It was the country’s earliest group to fairly share studies on mental acoustics. Later on that seasons, Harley-Davidson took part in some quality of sound researches at Orfield Labs, predicated on recordings taken on Talladega Superspeedway, with the aim to lessen the sound level for EU specifications while analytically getting the “Harley noise”. This study lead to the bicycles which were launched in compliance with EU specifications for 1998.
On February 1, 1994, the business recorded a sound trademark application for unique noise associated with the Harley-Davidson motorcycle motor: “The level is made of the exhaust noise of candidate’s motorbikes, generated by V-twin, common crankpin bike engines once the items come in use”. Nine of Harley-Davidson’s competition filed feedback opposing the application form, arguing that cruiser-style motorbikes of numerous brands utilize a single-crankpin V-twin motor which emit the same sound. These objections had been followed closely by litigation. In June 2000, the company fallen efforts to federally sign up their trademark.
F-head, also called JD, pocket valve and IOE, 1914Ã¢Â€Â“1929, and 1922Ã¢Â€Â“1929
Flathead, 1930Ã¢Â€Â“1948 and 1935Ã¢Â€Â“1941.
Knucklehead, 1936Ã¢Â€Â“1947 61 cubic inches, and 1941Ã¢Â€Â“1947 74 cubic inches
Panhead, 1948Ã¢Â€Â“1952 61 cubic inches, and 1948Ã¢Â€Â“1965, 74 cubic inch
Shovelhead, 1966Ã¢Â€Â“1984, 74 cubic inches and 80 cubic inches since late 1978
Evolution, 1984Ã¢Â€Â“1998, 80 cubic inch
Twin Cam 1999Ã¢Â€Â“present, into the following versions:
Twin Cam 88, 1999Ã¢Â€Â“2006, 88 cubic inches
Twin Cam 88B, counterbalanced form of the Twin Cam 88, 2000Ã¢Â€Â“2006, 88 cubic inch
Twin Cam 95, since 2000, 95 cubic inches
Twin Cam 96, since 2007. Since 2012, just the Street Bob and Super Glide Customized products still utilize the 96.96 cubic inch
Twin Cam 103, 2003Ã¢Â€Â“2006, 2009, 103 cubic inch, traditional on 2011 Touring products: super Limited, Road King Timeless and path Glide Ultra and recommended on the way Glide Personalized and Street Glide. Traditional of all 2012 brands excluding Sportsters and 2 Dynas. Traditional on all 2014 dyna versions.
Twin Cam 110, since 2007, 110 cubic inch
D design, 1929Ã¢Â€Â“1931, 750 cc
R Model, 1932Ã¢Â€Â“1936, 750 cc
W Model, 1937Ã¢Â€Â“1952, 750 cc, solamente
Grams design, 1932Ã¢Â€Â“1973, 750 cc
K design, 1952Ã¢Â€Â“1953, 750 cc
KH Model, 1954Ã¢Â€Â“1956, 900 cc
Ironhead, 1957Ã¢Â€Â“1971, 883 cc; 1971Ã¢Â€Â“1985, 1,000 cc
Advancement, since 1986, 883 cc, 1,100 cc and 1,200 cc
V-Rod from the tv show room flooring
The transformation engine will be based upon the VR-1000 Superbike competition system, co-developed by Harley-Davidson’s Powertrain manufacturing team and Porsche manufacturing in Stuttgart, Germany. Its a fluid cooled, dual expense cam, internally counterbalanced 60 degree V-twin system with a displacement of 69 cubic inches, producing 115 hp at 8,250 rpm at the crank, with a redline of 9,000 rpm. It was introduced the brand-new V-Rod line in 2001 the 2002 model seasons, you start with the solitary VRSCA design.
A 1,250 cc Screamin’ Eagle type of the change system is provided for 2005 and 2006, and had been current thereafter in one single manufacturing model from 2005 to 2007. In 2008, the 1,250 cc transformation system became standard for your VRSC line. Harley-Davidson claims 123 hp on crank for the 2008 VRSCAW model. The VRXSE Destroyer comes with a stroker Screamin’ Eagle 79 cubic inch Revolution motor, producing above 165 hp.
750 cc and 500 cc variations for the change system is utilized in Harley Davidson’s newer Street type of light cruisers. These motors, called the transformation X, use one expense cam, screw and locknut valve modification, one internal counterbalancer, and vertically split crankcases; most of these modifications which makes it not the same as the first change build.
1928 Harley-Davidson single-cylinder motorcycle
The initial Harley-Davidson motorcycles are run on single-cylinder IOE engines using the inlet valve operated by motor vacuum cleaner. Singles of the kind stayed made until 1913, whenever a pushrod and rocker program ended up being familiar with function the expense inlet device in the solitary, the same system creating been used on their particular V-twins since 1911. Single-cylinder motorcycle machines were stopped in 1918.
Flathead and OHV singles
Single-cylinder engines were reintroduced in 1925 as 1926 designs. These singles had been readily available either as flathead machines or as overhead-valve motors until 1930, after which it these were only readily available as flatheads. The flathead single-cylinder motorbikes had been designated design the for machines with magneto techniques just and design B for machines with battery pack and coil techniques, while overhead-valve models had been designated design AA and Model BA correspondingly, and a magneto-only race variation ended up being designated Model S. This type of single-cylinder motorcycles concluded manufacturing in 1934.
Touring brands incorporate Big-Twin machines and large-diameter telescopic forks. All Touring designations start out with the letters FL, e.g., FLHR and FLTR.
The touring household, also called “dressers” or “baggers”, include roadway master, path Glide, Street Glide and Electra Glide versions offered in different trims. The street Kings posses a “retro cruiser” look and tend to be equipped with a sizable obvious windshield. Road leaders is similar to big-twin products through the 1940s and 1950s. Electra Glides is identified by their particular full front fairings. Most Electra Glides recreation a fork-mounted fairing known as the “Batwing” due to its unmistakable form. The trail Glide and path Glide Ultra Classic have a frame-mounted fairing, referred to as the “Sharknose”. The Sharknose includes a distinctive, twin front headlight.
Touring systems are distinguishable by their particular huge saddlebags, back coil-over environment suspension and therefore are the sole designs to supply full fairings with radios and CBs. All touring designs utilize the same frame, first introduced with a Shovelhead engine in 1980, and carried forth with only small improvements until 2009, with regards to ended up being extensively redesigned. The frame are recognized because of the location of the steering head in front of the forks and had been 1st H-D framework to rubber attach the drivetrain to isolate the rider from vibration associated with big V-twin.
The frame was customized when it comes to 1994 model season when the oils tank gone beneath the transmission together with power had been moved inboard from underneath the correct saddlebag to beneath the seat. In 1997, the frame had been again altered to accommodate a bigger battery in seat also to reduced chair height. In 2007, Harley-Davidson launched the 96 cubic ins Twin Cam 96 engine, and the six-speed transmission to offer the driver better speeds on the road.
In 2006, Harley launched the FLHX road Glide, a bicycle designed by Willie G. Davidson become his private trip, to its touring line.
In 2008, Harley added anti-lock stopping techniques and cruise control as a factory set up alternative on all touring versions. In addition brand-new for 2008 is the 6-US-gallon gasoline container for all touring products. 2008 additionally brought throttle-by-wire to any or all touring systems.
The 2009 design season, Harley-Davidson redesigned the complete touring range with a few adjustment, like a frame, brand new swingarm, a completely revised engine-mounting program, 17-inch front wheels for many nevertheless FLHRC path King Vintage, and a 2Ã¢Â€Â“1Ã¢Â€Â“2 fatigue. The changes end up in greater load carrying capacity, better maneuvering, a smoother engine, much longer range and less exhaust heat sent towards the driver and passenger. Additionally circulated for 2009 design seasons is the FLHTCUTG Tri-Glide Ultra Classic, the initial three-wheeled Harley since the Servi-Car had been stopped in 1973. The design features an original frame and a 103-cubic-inch system exclusive towards trike.
In 2014, Harley-Davidson released a redesign for certain touring bicycles and known as it “task Rushmore”. Adjustment add a 103CI tall Output engine, one handed easy available saddlebags and compartments, a growth! Container Infotainment program with either 4.3″ or 6.5″ displays featuring touchscreen functionality , Bluetooth, available GPS and SiriusXM, Text-to-Speech efficiency and USB connectivity with asking. Various other services integrate ABS with Reflex linked brakes, enhanced styling, Halogen or LED illumination and enhanced traveler benefits.
2002 Softail History Classic.
These big-twin motorbikes take advantage of Harley’s powerful price on tradition. Utilizing the rear-wheel suspension system concealed underneath the transmission, they’re aesthetically similar to the “hardtail” choppers well-known when you look at the sixties and 1970s, along with from unique previous background. In keeping with that traditions, Harley offers Softail models with “Springer” front stops and “Heritage” styling that include design cues from throughout their record.
Softail designs make use of the big-twin system together with Softail framework.
Softail versions which use small-diameter telescopic forks much like those utilized on the Sportster have actually designations that start out with FXST, e.g., FXSTB, FXSTD, and FXSTS.
Softail models which use large-diameter telescopic forks like those utilized on the touring bikes need designations starting with FLST, e.g., FLSTF, FLSTC, FLSTN and FLS.
Softail designs which use Springer forks with a 21-inch wheel have actually designations that begin with FXSTS, e.g., FXSTS and FXSTSB.
Softail designs which use Springer forks with a 16-inch wheel have actually designations that start out with FLSTS, e.g., FLSTSC and FLSTSB.
Harley-Davidson Super Glide
2005 Dyna Super Glide Customized.
Dyna-frame motorbikes are created when you look at the 1980s and very early 1990s and debuted inside 1991 design 12 months utilizing the FXDB Sturgis offered in minimal version amounts. In 1992 the range proceeded aided by the limited edition FXDB Daytona and a production model FXD Super Glide. The newest DYNA framework showcased big-twin machines and standard styling. They may be recognized from Softail because of the old-fashioned coil-over suspension that connects the swingarm to your frame, and from Sportster by their bigger machines. On these brands, the transmission in addition houses the engine’s oils reservoir.
Ahead of 2008, Dyna products typically featured a slim, XL-style front hand and front wheel, that the maker included the page “X” in design designation to indicate. This lineup usually included the Super Glide, Super Glide Personalized, Street Bob, and Low driver. One exclusion ended up being the wider Glide, which preserved the depth of XL forks and a narrow front-wheel, but placed the forks on broader triple-trees that provide a beefier look. In 2008, the Dyna Fat Bob is introduced towards the Dyna lineup, featuring hostile styling like an innovative new 2Ã¢Â€Â“1Ã¢Â€Â“2 exhaust, twin headlamps, a 180 mm back tire, and, the very first time inside Dyna lineup, a 130 mm front tire. The 2012 model 12 months, the Dyna Switchback became 1st Dyna to split the custom of having an FX design designation: with removable coated difficult saddlebags, touring windshield, larger fork pipes, headlight nacelle and a broad front tire with complete fender. The brand new front end resembled the big-twin FL models from 1968-1971.
The Dyna family used the 88-cubic-inch twin cam from 1999 to 2006. In 2007, the displacement is risen up to 96 cubic ins given that factory enhanced the stroke to 4.375 inches. When it comes to 2012 model season, producer begun to offer Dyna models with all the 103-cubic-inch upgrade. All Dyna versions use a rubber-mounted motor to separate engine vibration.
Dyna designs utilize the big-twin system, small-diameter telescopic forks just like those used on the Sportster until 2012 when one design utilized the large diameter forks similar to look at to those used on the Touring models, plus the Dyna framework. For that reason, aside from the FLD from 2012 to the present, all Dyna brands posses designations that start out with FXD, e.g., FXDWG and FXDL.
Introduced in 1957, the Sportster families had been conceived as rushing motorbikes, and had been preferred on dust and flat-track battle training through 1960s and 1970s. Smaller and lighter as compared to more Harley models, contemporary Sportsters take advantage of 883 cc or 1,200 cc advancement motors and, though frequently changed, stay similar to look at with their rushing forefathers.
Until the 2003 model year, the engine regarding the Sportster was rigidly mounted on framework. The 2004 Sportster got a fresh framework accommodating a rubber-mounted motor. This made the cycle weightier and paid off the readily available lean perspective, whilst it paid off the total amount of vibration transmitted on frame and also the driver, providing a smoother ride for rider and traveler.
Within the 2007 model year, Harley-Davidson celebrated the 50th anniversary associated with the Sportster and produced a limited version known as the XL50, that just 2000 were created for sale worldwide. Each bike had been independently numbered and arrived in just one of two colors, Mirage Pearl Orange or Vivid Black. Also in 2007, digital fuel injection was introduced towards the Sportster household, while the Nightster model ended up being introduced in mid-year. During 2009, Harley-Davidson added the Iron 883 to your Sportster line, included in the black Personalized show.
2014 Sportster XL1200C
When you look at the 2008 model 12 months, Harley-Davidson released the XR1200 Sportster in Europe, Africa, therefore the Middle East. The XR1200 have an Evolution system tuned to create 91 bhp, four-piston twin front disk brakes, and an aluminum move arm. Motorcyclist featured the XR1200 on the address of the July 2008 issue and was typically good about this in their “very first Ride” facts, by which Harley-Davidson is continuously asked to market it in the usa. One feasible reason for the delayed supply in america had been that Harley-Davidson must obtain the “XR1200” naming liberties from Storz Performance, a Harley customizing shop in Ventura, Calif. The XR1200 premiered in the United States during 2009 in a particular colors scheme like Mirage tangerine highlighting their dirt-tracker history. The initial 750 XR1200 systems in 2009 are pre-ordered and came with a number 1 tag the front side regarding the cycle, autographed by Kenny Coolbeth and Scott Parker and a thank you/welcome letter through the company, signed by Bill Davidson. The XR1200 ended up being discontinued in model 12 months 2013.
Except for the street-going XR1000 of this 1980s together with XR1200, most Sportsters designed for street usage have the prefix XL inside their model designation. When it comes to Sportster development motors put because the mid-1980s, there has been two system models. Motorbikes because of the smaller engine are designated XL883, while individuals with the bigger system had been in the beginning designated XL1100. Once the size of the more expensive engine ended up being enhanced from 1,100 cc to 1,200 cc, the designation ended up being changed accordingly from XL1100 to XL1200. Subsequent letters into the designation make reference to model variants inside the Sportster number, e.g. the XL883C means an 883 cc Sportster Personalized, although the XL1200S designates the now-discontinued 1200 Sportster athletics.
Introduced in 2001, the VRSC family members holds small resemblance to Harley’s more traditional lineup. Contending against Japanese and US strength bikes when you look at the upcoming energy cruiser portion, the “V-Rod” employs a system created jointly with Porsche that, the very first time in Harley history, integrate overhead cameras and liquid cooling. The V-Rod are visually unique, quickly identified by the 60-degree V-Twin engine, the radiator therefore the hydroformed frame people that support the round-topped air cleaner address. The VRSC platform has also been used for factory drag-racing motorbikes.
In 2008, Harley added the anti-lock braking system as a factory setup alternative on all VRSC versions. Harley additionally increasing the displacement associated with the inventory motor from 1,130 to 1,250 cc, which have only formerly already been available from Screamin’ Eagle, and added a slipper clutch as standard equipment.
VRSC products include:
VRSCA: V-Rod, VRSCAW: V-Rod, VRSCB: V-Rod, VRSCD: Night Pole, VRSCDX: Night Rod Specialized, VRSCSE: Screamin’ Eagle CVO V-Rod, VRSCSE2: Screamin’ Eagle CVO V-Rod, VRSCR: Street Pole, VRSCX: Screamin’ Eagle Tribute V-Rod, VRSCF: V-Rod Muscle Tissue.
VRSC models utilize the transformation system, and also the road versions are designated Street Personalized. Following the VRSC prefix typical to all street Revolution bikes, the next letter denotes the design, either The, AW, B, D, R, SE and SEII, or X. More differentiation within designs are made with one more page, e.g., VRSCDX denotes the evening pole Special.
The VRXSE V-Rod Destroyer are Harley-Davidson’s production drag rushing bike, built to run the quarter-mile in under ten moments. It really is in line with the same change motor that powers the VRSC range, nevertheless the VRXSE makes use of the Screamin’ Eagle 1,300 cc “stroked” incarnation, featuring a 75 mm crankshaft, 105 mm Pistons, and 58 mm throttle bodies.
The V-Rod Destroyer is not a street legal motorcycle. Therefore, they makes use of “X” as opposed to “SC” to denote a non-street bicycle. “SE” denotes a CVO Special Edition.
The Street, Harley Davidson’s newest system and their very first new system in thirteen ages, ended up being built to attract young bikers in search of a lighter bicycle. The Street 750 design was launched in Asia at 2014 Indian car exhibition, Delhi-NCR on 5 February 2014. The Street 750 weighs 218 kg and contains a ground clearance of 144 mm giving they the cheapest fat while the highest ground clearance of Harley-Davidson motorcycles available.
The Street 750 uses an all-new, liquid-cooled, 60Ã‚Â° V-twin motor called the Revolution X. In the pub 750, the system displaces 749 cc and brings 65 Nm at 4,000 rpm. A six rate transmission is used.
The Street 750 therefore the smaller-displacement road 500 is supposed to be obtainable in late 2014. Road show motorbikes for North American markets is supposed to be built-in Harley-Davidson’s Kansas town, Missouri plant, while those for other areas worldwide is likely to be built completely inside their plant in Bawal, India.
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