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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

What Clutch Should I Run With My Big Horsepower Motor?

Clutch slipping or wearing out too fast in your belt drive? Building a bike and want to get it right from the start?

One of the best all around solutions is the Rivera Engineering Pro Clutch. Rivera Pro Clutches come standard in Primo belt drive kits, including the Brute III, IV, and V. The Pro Clutch is also available for stock bike applications, including Harley Davidson Softails, Dynas, Sportsters, Shovelhead, Panhead, and Knuckleheads.

The advantages of the Pro Clutch over a standard spring clutch are twofold...

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Rivera Pro Clutch

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Sealing Your Motorcycle Gas Tank

Do you need to seal your gas tank before painting it? Of course you should... maybe. It depends on where you live, how much you drive, and the quality of the sealing job.

By sealing the gas tank, we are referring to coating the inside of the gas tank with a special sealant that binds to the metal and prevents leaks and rust. The tank should be sealed before painting. The benefits are obvious - prevent rust and leaks. The drawback is that the gas lifts the sealant over time, filling your gas tank with globs of sealant, clogging your fuel system, and basically leaving your tank in worse shape than if you did nothing at all.

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Sealing Your Motorcycle Gas Tank

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Wide Tire Rubbing? Run A Metzeler Motorcycle Tire!

Let me preface the article by saying this: I have no problem with running an Avon or Dunlop motorcycle tire. I've run Dunlops on my Shovelhead for years, and have an Avon on the front of my wide tire chopper. Both are capable tires with unique characteristics.

But now the tricky part: What if you have a wide tire chopper, and you don't have much clearance around the fender and rear belt/chain? (which is the case with 50% of the wide tire bikes out there) Are you worried about rubbing?

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Run a Metzeler

Removing Powder Coating Quickly and Cheaply

Powder coating provides a durable finish that stands the test of time. But what happens when you want to remove it? Maybe you bought parts on E-bay or a swap meet, but the color doesn't match your bike. Or perhaps you need to strip your stock Harley parts to a natural finish to prep for polishing.

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How To Remove Powder Coating
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