Are you sure its from the brakes and not the neck like mentioned? My bike does this at the next only under extremely hard sudden breaking or rough bumps. Its getting ready to go in for 20k check, going to have them check the neck...
Yes it's common, at least with the early HD brake models. Mine does it all the time. Slop in the pin hole size but it happens exactly like you said. They still work fine, don't worry about it.
And NO it's not the head bearings, you have accurately diagnosed and described the symptom.
Okay folks - Lemme see if I can get a consensus here. Pulled the head off on my 2004 standard, replaced the gasket with a new one and did all the torquing with the right angles and so forth only to find out the lower head bolts are stripped out and don’t hold at all (see the pic)
So - I bought...
I recently purchased my first V Rod
It is perfect except the second gear shift seems like the clutch is not fully engaged.
Every other gear is fine.
is there an adjustment for the hydraulic clutch?
Or what might this be.
Finally got a break yesterday and got back to removing the head on my 04 standard. Have a couple questions regarding this thing.
First - Is there somewhere that explains cam timing other than the service manual (it’s delayed, thanks Covid!) that I can have a go at before I get down to removing...
I picked up a 26T front pulley from Fitzgerald for my personal 03 Rod mostly as a test mule for a customer of mine. I received the pulley in decent time but the pitch is off. No doubt about it. I laid it up against a factory belt, no way it's 14mm.
I talked to Scott at pretty decent length my...
Riding along at 55 mph when bike started to stutter then POP POP and it then died. Tried starting it on the fly. No dice. Pulled over into a parking lot, kick stand down. Got off bike, moved to left side of bike. Ignition on. tranny in neutral. Hit starter and bike came alive like...