Inside a FRAM PH6017A Motorcycle Oil Filter

  • By George
  • December 11, 2016
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I almost always use OEM oil filters in my vehicles and equipment and motorcycles I work on, but there are times when I need to buy a filter at my … Continue Reading →


Kawasaki OEM Oil Filter 16097-0008

  • By George
  • December 8, 2016
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I was told the OEM Kawasaki 16097-0008 oil filter is poorly constructed and allows motor oil to bypass the filter element through an opening between the filter element and bypass … Continue Reading →


1958 Harley Davidson Commercial

  • By George
  • December 6, 2016
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I found this Harley Davidson commercial on YouTube. It features the Harley Davidson Duo-Glide, which first appeared in 1958, and the Harley Davidson Hummer manufactured from 1955 to 1959, so … Continue Reading →


Harley Davidson’s new Shackle Lock Kit #94868-10

  • By George
  • August 29, 2016
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Harley Davidson still sells their Bar & Shield Padlock, which is actually a Masterlock #220 (See photo). However, Harley Davidson has discontinued their high security padlock, part #45721-96A, which was … Continue Reading →


Mini Review – 2015 Polaris Sportsman Ace 570

  • By George
  • February 15, 2016
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The 2015 Polaris Sportsman Ace 570 is a single person ATV with a bucket seat and adjustable steering, which makes it different from other ATV’s. Its a very comfortable ATV … Continue Reading →


2001-2004 Harley Davidson Dyna Defender FXDP – Police Dyna

  • By George
  • January 27, 2016
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Harley Davidson manufactured and sold a police motorcycle from their Dyna motorcycle line from 2001 to 2004. The motorcycle is called Dyna Defender, FXDP, and approximately 1200 units were manufactured. … Continue Reading →


Schebler Carburetor and how it works

  • By George
  • January 27, 2016
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Shebler Carburetor Company began manufacturing carburetors in 1902. Shebler was a popular carburetor used on many Harley Davidson motorcycles in the early days. To identify a Schebler carburetor the carburetor … Continue Reading →


How Harley Davidson Final Drive Chains Were Lubricated in 1917

  • By George
  • January 27, 2016
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In 1917 Harley Davidson sold OEM chain lubricant in paste form. Because the lubricant was in a paste form, it required the service technician to heat and melt the paste … Continue Reading →


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

  • By George
  • January 27, 2016
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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 →