Looking to lower the gearing on my 2015 Chief Classic, as in lower road speed per engine rpm. This is for sidecar duty, where first gear is too tall. Anyone know a source for smaller front pulleys (preferred) or larger rear pulleys
I had my rear pulley replaced under warranty because it was making a noticeable "chirp" on accel. I asked to take a pic of the two before they chucked the old one and the dealer obliged. The edges are deeper as well as the channels, but the important part is no more noise!
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I am interested in lowering my S&S88's RPMs at highway speed in an attempt to reduce vibration. So I have read a bit about overdrive transmissions... from a Jims Fat-5, OD6 to DD7, etc. What have you done, if anything, and why?
Could not the same thing be accomplished using a judicious choice...
Over time a noise from the right side of the bike gradually got worse. It got to the point that it really bugged me. As I accelerated mostly from the third gear upwards or just under heavier load it squeaked terrible. I thought what could that be, it's something coming from the...