American Iron Garage: RSD Turbine Black Ops Air Cleaner Install

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Air Assault RSD Turbine Black Ops air cleaner   intro by Tyler Greenblatt photos and captions by Tricia Szulewski The Motor Company gets a lot right. But it has more than a few limitations placed on it by various governmental bodies. One of the most detrimental (and easiest to fix) areas affected by regulation is your Harley’s air cleaner. […]

American Iron Garage: Install

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What Goes ‘Round Installing wheels on a Softail intro by Steven Wyman-Blackburn captions and photos by Tricia Szulewski When installing anything new on your bike, you’re going to have to decide whether or not to follow the latest trend. As you’ve probably noticed by now, when it comes to wheels, a lot of guys are dropping loads of dollars on […]

Softail Belt Tension & Wheel Alignment

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How to check and adjust rear wheel alignment and belt tension By Tyler Greenblatt It’s said that good things happen when the stars, planets, or whatever else is out there are aligned. Many believe that symmetrical perfection in the universe has some bearing on our everyday lives. Whether or not it does is debatable. There […]

Harley Tech Q&A For Real World Motorcycle Riders

There is a lot of misinformation on the Internet – sometimes from well meaning people, sometimes from jerks. We here at American Iron Magazine would like to help spread accurate and real information to some of the questions we see on-line relating to Harley motorcycles, Harley tech and Harley history. Every so often we will […]

S&S V-Twin Engine Rebuild Program

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Harley-Davidson recently announced that it will no longer be offering its factory remanufacturing program for 1984 and later Big Twins. Those who want their Big Twin powerplant serviced can turn to S&S Cycle by participating in its rebuild program. After sending in your engine to S&S, customers will get the same powertrain back and can […]

Hi-Po TECH – Boyesen Power X-Intake

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We Gained 7 Horsepower on our 2013 Ultra! By Tyler Greenblatt   Everyone remembers the x-wing fighter that Luke Skywalker piloted in his successful attack on the Death Star. In fact, the X-Wing was the high-performance fighter used by the Rebel Alliance throughout the Star Wars trilogy. Its performance was credited to the X-shaped wings that […]

Retro Tech – Installing A Morris Magneto on a Shovelhead

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An Easy-to-Install, Easy-to-Start, All-In-One Ignition System By Chris MaidaMention using a magneto ignition and many riders envision a hard-to-start 1960s Ironhead Sportster, the culprit behind many a bad right knee. Being a veteran of many long kickstarting sessions myself (I had a bike shop before the advent of the Evo), I know exactly what they’re […]

Harley Tech Magazine – New 2014 American Iron Garage Now Available

After a year haitus the all tach Harley magazine American Iron Garage is back. American Iron Garage is chock full of do-it-yourself tech, tips and products for Harley riders and wrenches. Also features of homebuilt customs and classics. The first of two do-it-yourself Harley magazines scheduled for 2014 is now on sale. This magazine often […]

How To Video: Take A Great Picture of Your Motorcycle

Here’s a quick video about basic photography, with tips and tricks that will help you shoot magazine quality pictures of your motorcycle. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Buzz […]

American Iron Magazine’s Simple Harley Tech – 10 Basic Motorcycle Maintenance Tips

A motorcycle can’t last forever – even a Harley which has to be the most rebuildable motorcycle ever. But, according to the editors of American Iron Magazine, if you give your Harley some basic maintenance your Harley can last more than a lifetime. RULE #1 Read Your Motorcycle Owner’s Manual. You should get an owner’s […]