TECH: S&S 107″ Cam & Cylinder Kit (Intro)

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Heritage Softail up on Kenny’s lift with the exhaust and top end removed. The gas tank is lifted, and the gearcase section is emptied, except for the oil pump. The pinion shaft runout has also been checked and is below the required 0.003" maximum

Our Heritage gained 28 hp and 27 ft-lbs. of torque! Captions and photos by Chris Maida Harleys are built to cover some serious mileage. But even the most babied engine is going to need a top end rebuild at some point, although readers of this magazine probably don’t fall into that category. When it comes […]

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If you love Harleys you know what a great read American Iron Magazine is. Adding to your reference library can be slow and expensive. And single copies of American Iron Magazine can cost up to $10 each on ebay or on-line. Published since 1989, the team at American Iron Magazine are offering a great deal. […]

American Iron Garage: Quiz

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Back Page Class In Session intro by Steven Wyman-Blackburn questions by Staff After reading this mag and obtaining a wealth of information on how to get your hands dirty with oil and grime, what’s the next logical step in the learning process? That’s right. Answer the DIY questions shown below. We created this quiz  as […]

AI Garage Install: Daymakers (Intro)

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Night And Day Harley-Davidson Daymaker LEDs text and photos by Tricia Szulewski Dave Buerk isn’t just a fan of motorcycle safety; he’s actually a chief instructor for the Connecticut Rider Education Program (CONREP). To say that he does everything possible to make his ride a safe one is a monumental understatement. So when Harley came out with its vastly improved LED […]

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 […]