MagnaFlow Legacy Gen-X Exhaust

When it comes to performance exhaust, MagnaFlow has been doing it for years on cars and trucks, but only fairly recently launched a line for Harley-Davidsons. Every manufacturer has a slightly different sound, and you can tell the throaty growl of a MagnaFlow system as soon as it hits your ears. MagnaFlow took its years […]

Dynatek 2Ki Ignition System Upgrade

  There’s a fine line between owning a cool vintage bike that’s fun to ride and owning a newer bike that’s comfortable and reliable. Late Shovelhead-era bikes are a great place to start to achieve that balance, and that’s what Milwaukee auto mechanic Zach had in mind when he purchased his father’s 1981 FLT a […]

Rejetting a CV Carb

Rejet and tune the stock CV carb on an Evo, TC, Sportster, or Big Twin by Chris Maida This story appears in American Iron Garage Issue #218, available online now or on newsstands 3/20. Subscribe today to get your hands on all our DIY tech stories every two months for less than half the cost […]

We Gained 6 Horsepower with this S&S Stealth Air Cleaner

In issues #355 and #356 of American Iron Magazine, we installed a S&S Easy Start Gear Drive Cam Chest Kit in a 2006 Road King that already had a new S&S performance air cleaner and exhaust system. We told you at that time we were running this series slightly different than we normally do by […]

Bolt on Café Tail Section Kit for Sportsters

At American Iron Garage we applaud the do-it-yourselfer—the guy tucked away in his garage or basement or shed modifying his bike with his own two hands. There’s nothing like doing some mods to your bike to personalize it. And the fact that you did it yourself somewhat guarantees nobody else’s bike will be just like […]

Flow Wall Garage Cabinet System Install for Home Workshops

This story originally ran in the Sept./Oct. Issue of American Iron Garage p. 54-55. Get you a copy at GreaseRag.com The ultimate storage workstation for your home shop!  – By Tyler Greenblatt As I’ve said many times before, making use of the space in your garage or shop is so incredibly important because for most […]

S&S 89″ EVO Stroker Build Part One

By Chris Maida/ Photos Courtesy of S&S Cycle Though it doesn’t say so in the headline, this two-issue engine build is part of our ongoing series on rebuilding a 1998 Road King from front to back. The reason for this series is simple: some of our readers prefer a motorcycle without all the electronics of […]

Spring Prep: Top 10 Checks to Get Your Bike Ready to Ride

At this point in our riding careers, we have a pretty good handle on the necessary precautions and checks and yet, every so often we’ll have one of those infamous “oh $#!#” moments. Sometimes it can happen in the garage or driveway, other times it can happen out on the road. Those moments suck, so […]

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Going to Daytona Bike Week – Motorcycle Packing Tips

If you are packing up your motorcycle to head down to Daytona Bike Week this week, here is a great list of suggestions and ideas on how and what to pack. TRAVEL TIPS FROM EXPERIENCED TOUR RIDERS Lightweight synthetic clothing – such as T-shirts and underwear – can be washed in a hotel sink and […]

Official 2017 Bike Week Build: Badazz Powdercoating, House of Kolor, Prokop Signs

Believe it or not, Bike Week 2017 is almost upon us. We can’t wait, not only because we’re ready to ride again, but because we’re eager to find out who’s going to win the Official Motorcycle of Bike Week 2017. We can’t say enough for the team at Street Stuff Cycles. Talk about coming through […]