How do you change the lifters on a Harley Davidson?
Push the rod covers up and hold them with a clothes pins so you can see the rods. Now just put the bike in a high gear (4th or 5th) and slowly turn the rear tire to roll the motor. Watch the rear cylinder rods.
What should the Rod travel in a Harley lifter?
Stock lifters spec out at
What are the pushrods on a Harley Davidson?
When facing the motor, the front and rear pushrods are the exhaust and the inner two rods are the intakes. The top parts of the pushrod (PR) tube are the first to go. The little loop on them is so you can insert a screw driver and twist so the bottom comes out. Remove all 4 of them and set aside.
How do you clean a Harley Davidson lifter?
Remove any interference (air cleaner) and throughly clean the area around the lifter guide block, the push rod tubes, and the head/cylinder. When facing the motor, the front and rear pushrods are the exhaust and the inner two rods are the intakes. The top parts of the pushrod (PR) tube are the first to go.
How to adjust lifters on Harley Davidson pushrods?
IF you count from First Touch snuggly, the lifter will ONLY go so far…. Some adjust lifters ALL the way Down,,,, FINDING TOTAL Bottom…. Then open the lifter by 1 full turn off the true bottom of the lifter….
What’s the zero lash on a Harley Davidson pushrod?
“Zero Lash” is the point where there is no up/down play and but pushrod can still be turned easily using your oil covered thumb and index finger. From that point, the pushrod is adjusted (extended) the required number of turns or wrench flats to set the plunger in the approximate center of the tappet’s travel.
Where is the base circle on a TPI pushrod?
Depending upon the Brand/TPI pushrod being used, the procedure is to get the lifter for the valve being adjusted on the base circle of the cam. The “Base Circle” of the cam is the lowers point the tappet rides on, indicating the valve is completely closed at that time.
What should the fine be on a Harley Davidson pushrod?
(fine=32 per” corse=24 per”) adjustables with the cam in a netural position (other lifter side coming up will do). Finger tighen on a low point of the cam is “0” lash… You WILL feel that position easily…. Finger Tight and then it take wrenches to move the Prod and begin the task of tightening.