What Happened To The 1971 Harley Davidson FLH Owned By Elvis Presley?

The image to the left is Elvis Presley and Mary Kathleen Selph riding a 1971 Harley Davidson FLH Electra Glide on June 30, 1972, in Memphis, Tennessee. Less than one … Continue Reading →


Abbreviations Used For Harley Davidson Big Twin Motorcycles from 1936 and Later

The current abbreviation scheme used for Harley Davidson motorcycles began in 1936 with the Knucklehead engine. The first Knucklehead engine had a displacement of 61 cubic inches and was assigned … Continue Reading →


How To Read A Harley Davidson VIN number, Manufacturer Identification Number

1930 To 1961: The vehicle identification number, manufacturer identification number, or VIN for short, on 1930 to 1961 Harley Davidson motorcycles is located on the engine’s left case. The VIN … Continue Reading →


Harley Davidson SYN3 & HD360 Motor Oil And Why You Might Want To Switch

  • By George
  • February 8, 2019
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Let me preface this by saying I have used Harley Davidson motor oil products in the past without any problems. I believe Harley Davidson sells a descent oil based on … Continue Reading →


List Of 51 Small Engine And Motorcycle Repair Schools

  • By George
  • September 23, 2017
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Here is a list of small engine and motorcycle repair schools around the country. Contact me if you know of a school not listed and I will add it. I … Continue Reading →


Motorcycle Technician’s Drowning In Debt

  • By George
  • May 28, 2017
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What trade can sometimes require an initial investment of $40,000 and pay a starting salary as little as $9 per hour? Answer: Motorcycle Technician! It sounds unbelievable but it’s true! … Continue Reading →


Harley Davidson Peanut Gas Tank

  • By George
  • March 7, 2017
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A big performance disadvantage found on Harley Davidson sportster Forty-Eight and 72 motorcycles is the peanut  gas tank and its low, 2.1 gallon, fuel capacity.