AMERICAN IRONHORSE Slammer SZ Specifications

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C O N G R AT U L AT I O N S !
Welcome to the American IronHorse® Family
The American IronHorse motorcycle you have just purchased utilizes the latest technology and the highest
quality components. It is a motorcycle that strains at the chains of the past and dares to race into the future. Our
motorcycles are not for everyone. They are for only the select, free-spirited souls like you. Your American IronHorse
was built with great care for your enjoyment. To ensure that your American IronHorse performs to its capabilities
and to advise you of safety issues, please read this manual in its entirety before riding your American IronHorse
motorcycle.
This manual provides operating, safety and maintenance information on the American IronHorse Slammer,
SZ*. Following the recommended inspection and maintenance procedures will ensure that your American IronHorse
is in optimum condition for your comfort, pleasure and safety. All inspections and maintenance should be
performed by an experienced professional technician to ensure the highest standards of care.
*This manual covers the 2007 Slammer model of American IronHorse motorcycles with standard and optional
equipment. Consult your local American IronHorse dealer with any additional questions.
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A M E R I C A N I RO N H O R S E V E H I C L E I N F O R M AT I O N
Dealer Name____________________________________
Motor Serial No._________________________________
Number ________________________________________
Trans. Serial No. ________________________________
Address________________________________________
Ignition Key No. _________________________________
_______________________________________________
Phone Number__________________________________
FAX Number ____________________________________
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I M P O R TA N T N O T I C E
Printed typeface in this manual is designed to highlight certain sections, paragraphs, sentences or phrases.
Please take special note of the following key:
DANGER: BOLD CAPITALS CONTAINED IN A BOX INDICATE THAT THE SUBJECT IS ONE THAT COULD
POSSIBLY LEAD TO PERSONAL BODILY INJURY TO THE RIDER, PASSENGERS OR OTHERS.
WARNING: BOLD PRINT IN CAPITAL LETTERS INDICATES THAT THE SUBJECT IS ONE THAT COULD POSSIBLY
LEAD TO DAMAGE TO THE MOTORCYCLE.
CAUTION: Italic print indicates other important matters.
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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S
Section No.
Page No.
American IronHorse Vehicle Information ...................2
1-1 Safety............................................................................6
1-2 Vehicle Specifications ...............................................10
a) Dimensions............................................................10
b) Weight ....................................................................10
c) Fluid Capacities .....................................................10
d) Engine Specifications ...........................................11
e) Transmission Specifications.................................11
f) Drive Train Specifications......................................11
g) Electrical Specifications........................................12
h) Tire Specifications.................................................13
i) Brake Specifications ..............................................14
j) Fueling & Fuel Specifications ................................14
1-3 Engine Break-In Period..............................................15
Operation: Features, Controls & Indicators
2-1 Ignition Switch............................................................16
2-2 Engine Throttle/Speed Controls ...............................17
2-3 Fuel/Air Mixture Lever ..............................................18
2-4 Starting and Stopping Engine...................................19
2-5 Clutch and Gear Shifting...........................................22
2-6 Braking Systems........................................................28
2-7 Turn Signal Indicators & Hazard Function ...............29
2-8 Digital Information Center Indicator Lights..............30
2-9 Digital Information Center.........................................31
2-10 a) Headlight Switch & High Beam Activation ..........33
b) Horn Switch ...........................................................33
2-11 Kick (Jiffy) Stand........................................................34
2-12 Rear/Side View Mirrors.............................................35
2-13 Securing Your Motorcycle..........................................36
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2-14 Vehicle Gasoline Tank ...............................................37
2-15 a) Shock Absorbers ...................................................39
b) Vehicle Loading & Accessories ............................39
2-16 Air Ride Suspension ..................................................40
Recommended Inspection & Maintenance Procedures
3-1 a) Introduction ...........................................................42
b) Theory of Maintenance.........................................42
3-2 Rider Checks and Procedures ..................................43
3-3 Professional Technician Inspections &
Maintenance Procedures..........................................44
a) Engine Systems.....................................................45
b) Electrical Systems.................................................45
c) Drive Train Systems...............................................45
d) Fuel, Ignition and Throttle Systems .....................46
e) Braking Systems....................................................46
f) Wheels and Tires....................................................47
g) Suspension System...............................................47
h) Other Inspections ..................................................47
3-4 a) Road Testing..........................................................48
b) Washing Motorcycle ..............................................48
Detailed Maintenance Procedures
4-1 Engine Lubrication.....................................................49
4-2 Checking and Adding Engine Oil ..............................50
4-3 Changing Engine Oil and Oil Filter............................51
4-4 Transmission Lubrication..........................................52
4-5 Primary and Rear Drive Belt .....................................54
4-6 Clutch System ............................................................55
4-7 Brake System.............................................................56
4-8 Tires ............................................................................57
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Detailed Maintenance Procedures (continued)
4-9 a) Bearing Maintenance ...........................................59
b) Shock Absorbers ...................................................59
4-10 a) Spark Plugs............................................................60
b) Ignition System......................................................60
4-11 Battery ........................................................................61
4-12 a) Voltage Regulator and Alternator.........................64
b) Circuit Breakers.....................................................64
4-13 Vehicle Lights.............................................................65
4-14 Hydraulic Tappets ......................................................66
4-15 Motorcycle Lubrication..............................................67
4-16 Motorcycle Maintenance...........................................68
Mechanical Specifications
5-1 American IronHorse Consumable Table ..................69
Important Notices
6-1 a) Reporting of Safety Defects..................................71
b) Noise Emission Warranty......................................71
6-2 Tampering ..................................................................72
6-3 Emission Control System Warranty...........................74
6-4 Limited Warranty on
Emission Control System ..........................................75
I. Coverage .................................................................75
II. Limitations..............................................................76
III. Limited Liability.....................................................77
IV. Legal Rights ..........................................................77
V. & VI. Additional Information..................................78
6-5 Limited Warranty .......................................................79
Figures
Figure 1 ......................................................................85
Figure 2 ......................................................................86
Figure 3 ......................................................................87
Figure 4 ......................................................................88
Figure 5 ......................................................................89
Figure 6.1...................................................................90
Figure 6.2...................................................................92
Figure 6.3...................................................................92
Figure 6.4...................................................................93
Figure 7 ......................................................................94
Figure 8.1...................................................................95
Figure 8.2...................................................................95
Figure 8.3...................................................................96
Figure 9 ......................................................................98
Figure 10....................................................................99
Figure 11 ...............................................................1008
Figure 12.1...............................................................101
Figure 12.2 ..............................................................101
Figure 13.1 ............................................................1021
Figure 13.2 ..............................................................102
Figure 14..................................................................103
Maintenance Records.............................................104
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Literally millions of people worldwide ride motorcycles daily for transportation, work and pleasure. At the same time,
tens of thousands of accidents occur, many avoidable. As a motorcyclist, you have taken on additional
responsibilities to yourself and others to ride safely. Here is a safety checklist to review as you enjoy your American
IronHorse motorcycle:
• If you are an inexperienced operator, it is recommended that you take a formal motorcycle safety riding course.
If you are an experienced rider but have not taken a riding course in a long time, consider taking a refresher
motorcycle safety riding course as well.
• Be aware of the fact that as a responsible rider, you must always know the condition of your vehicle, especially
the condition of those systems that directly affect bike safety.
• Read this manual in its entirety before riding your American IronHorse. Follow all of the recommendations,
warnings and caution information.
• Find a professionally trained, experienced technician with whom you can develop confidence and who can come
to know your vehicle’s operation over time.
• Ensure that all the recommended inspection and maintenance procedures in this manual are strictly followed
within the prescribed time intervals.
• Stay acutely aware of road and ambient conditions. Motorcycles – having only two wheels – are not as stable as
four-wheeled vehicles. Consequently, wet or slippery road surfaces, wind, rough pavement, high speeds,
oncoming traffic, foreign material on pavement and similar conditions increase the risk to a rider’s control of the
vehicle and may possibly result in personal injury.
• Always wear a DOT approved helmet when riding. Avoid wearing loose-fitting or flowing garments that can
interfere with the safe operation of your vehicle. Always wear appropriate eyewear and footwear.
• Always follow the posted speed limits and make appropriate reductions in speed consistent with deteriorating
road conditions, traffic, ambient conditions and similar safety factors.
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• REMEMBER THAT THE INCIDENCE OF HAVING A MOTORCYCLE MISHAP GENERALLY INCREASES WITH
VEHICLE SPEED.
• Before starting your engine and setting off on a ride, always visually and manually check the condition of your
vehicle especially the condition of tires, brakes, throttle, clutch, vehicle indicator lights, headlamp, signal and
brake lamps and turning radius freedom, to ensure proper operation.
• Gasoline and battery gases are extremely volatile. Pay special attention to the sections of this manual dealing
with those two important subjects.
• NEVER OPERATE YOUR ENGINE IN AN ENCLOSED SPACE AS THE CARBON MONOXIDE GAS FOUND IN
YOUR VEHICLE’S EXHAUST FUMES IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS, EVEN DEADLY, IF INHALED.
• Always ride your motorcycle defensively. Remember, as a rider, you are the most vulnerable vehicle operator on
the road with little or no bodily protection in the event of an accident. Always operate under the premise that the
“other guy” will act in a way that will increase your risk of being involved in an accident. Remember, as a
motorcyclist, you are often not seen by other vehicle operators. Take particular care with motorists making turns
into your oncoming traffic lanes. Always operate with your headlight on, day or night, to help increase your
visibility to other vehicle operators.
• NEVER OPERATE YOUR VEHICLE WITH LESS THAN 100% CONTROL OF ALL OF YOUR FACULTIES.
OPERATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, FATIGUE OR OTHER SUCH CONDITIONS ATLY
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INCREASES YOUR CHANCE OF BECOMING INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT.
• DO NOT OVERLOAD YOUR VEHICLE WITH WEIGHT. SEE THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT
RATING ON PAGE 10 IN THIS MANUAL AND DO NOT EXCEED IT. OVERLOADING OR UNBALANCED LOADING
CAN LEAD TO VEHICLE INSTABILITY AND MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY. NEVER TOW A TRAILER OR
OTHER VEHICLE.
• Similarly, a disabled motorcycle should never be towed by another vehicle. Towing forces create an unstable
condition that could lead to personal injury. Never add a sidecar to your American IronHorse vehicle. It is not
designed or constructed for such use.
• The vehicle’s exhaust system becomes very hot from normal operation. Always wear appropriate clothing to
prevent direct skin contact with exhaust pipes and mufflers. Never touch exhaust system components until they
have had 25 minutes or more to cool down after shutting down your engine.
• NEVER LET OTHER INDIVIDUALS OPERATE YOUR VEHICLE UNLESS YOU ARE CERTAIN OF THEIR RIDING
SKILLS AND THEIR FAMILIARITY WITH YOUR AMERICAN IRONHORSE VEHICLE. YOUR BIKE MAY
OPERATE DIFFERENTLY FROM THOSE VEHICLES WITH WHICH THEY MAY BE FAMILIAR.
• Always secure your vehicle when left unattended by locking the rotor with a rotor lock and removing the ignition
key. This will help prevent unauthorized use or theft.
• When your vehicle will not be in use, fuel will be shut off by the pump to prevent accidental gasoline spillage.
• Pay particular attention to the traction, steering components and systems of your vehicle. Tires should be
continuously monitored for correct inflation pressure, tread wear condition, cuts and abrasions. Steering and
vehicle suspension systems should not exhibit excessive play under operation. Such conditions can lead to
vehicle instability and result in possible personal injury. The condition of shock absorbing components such as
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front forks and shock absorbers should be monitored for function and possible leaks. The presence or
suspicion of the presence of any of these conditions should lead to immediate consultation with a
professionally trained technician.
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A M E R I C A N I RO N H O R S E V E H I C L E S P E C I F I C AT I O N S
A.
Dimensions: (inches)
Wheel Base
Overall Length
Overall Width
Overall Height
Ground Clearance
Seat Height
B.
C.
Slammer
85
102
35.25
52.75
5
25.75
Weight: (pounds)
Weight
GVWR
GAWR - Front
GAWR - Rear
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Slammer
742
1200
490
710
Fluid Capacities:
Fuel Tank Capacity
4 gal
Transmission
Primary
Oil Reservoir w/Filter
Front Forks (each)
24 oz
Fill to bottom of clutch diaphragm spring
98 oz
12 oz
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A M E R I C A N I RO N H O R S E V E H I C L E S P E C I F I C AT I O N S
D.
1-2
Engine Specifications:
Number of Cylinders
Design
Compression Ratio
Bore
Stroke
Volume Displacement:
Cubic Inches
Cubic Centimeters
E.
Transmission Specifications:
Number of Forward Speeds
Type
F.
Drive Train Specifications:
Number of Teeth:
Engine
25
Clutch
36
Transmission
32
Rear Wheel
70
111 cu in
2
4 cycle, V-twin
9.5 : 1
4 1/8”
4 1/8”
117 cu in
2
4 cycle, V-twin
10.2 : 1
4 1/8”
4 3/8”
124 cu in
2
4 cycle, V-twin
9.5 : 1
4 1/8”
4 5/8”
111
1820
117
1919
124
2034
Right-side Drive
6
Constant Mesh
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Driving Gear Ratios (standard):
1st Gear
2.94 : 1.00
2nd Gear
2.21 : 1.00
3rd Gear
1.60 : 1.00
4th Gear
1.23 : 1.00
5th Gear
1.00 : 1.00
6th Gear
1.00 : 0.86
G.
Electrical Specifications:
Battery
Spark Plug
Type
Gap
Size Thread
12
111 cu in
12 volt negative ground
NGK
DCPR7E
0.040”
10 mm
117 cu in
12 volt negative ground
NGK
DCPR7E
0.040”
10 mm
124 cu in
12 volt negative ground
NGK
DCPR7E
0.040”
10 mm
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A M E R I C A N I RO N H O R S E V E H I C L E S P E C I F I C AT I O N S
H.
Tire Specifications:
Front
Rear
•
•
•
•
•
•
1-2
Tire Size
90/120-21
300/35VR-18
Wheel Size
21" x 2..50"
18” x 10.5”
FOLLOWING PROPER PROCEDURES FOR YOUR MOTORCYCLE TIRES AND RIMS IS CRITICAL TO YOUR
SAFETY.
USE ONLY TIRES MEETING AMERICAN IRONHORSE SPECIFICATIONS AS OUTLINED IN THE “AMERICAN
IRONHORSE CONSUMABLE TABLE.” NEVER MISMATCH TIRES, TUBES, RIMS OR AIR VALVES – THIS
COULD RESULT IN TIRE FAILURE.
ALWAYS USE TUBED TYPE TIRES WITH WIRE SPOKE WHEELS AND TUBELESS TYPE TIRES WITH CAST,
DISC OR BILLET WHEELS. IN ADDITION, PROTECTIVE RUBBER RIM LINERS MUST ALWAYS BE
EMPLOYED WITH WIRE SPOKE WHEELS.
NEVER SWAP FRONT AND REAR TIRES. THEY ARE NOT INTERCHANGEABLE AND CAN LEAD TO
VEHICLE INSTABILITY IN USE.
NEVER EXCEED MAXIMUM INFLATION PRESSURE AS INDICATED ON TIRE SIDEWALL.
NEVER INSTALL A NEW WHEEL/TIRE ASSEMBLY WITHOUT PROPER BALANCING.
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1-2
I.
Brake Specifications:
Rotor Diameter
Calipers
# Pistons
11.5” or AIH equivalent
2
12
11.5” or AIH equivalent
1
6
Front
Rear
J.
Fueling & Fuel Specifications:
Always use a high quality, high octane unleaded fuel. Minimum octane should be 91 to ensure maximum
engine performance.
• ALWAYS REMOVE GAS TANK CAP SLOWLY. PRESSURE BUILD-UP IN FUEL TANK CAN CAUSE GASOLINE
FLUID AND MIST TO CONTACT PERSON REFUELING.
• ALWAYS FILL TANK SLOWLY AND LEAVE THE TANK NECK SPOUT VOID AS FUEL EXPANDS WITH AMBIENT
AND OPERATING TEMPERATURE INCREASES.
• ALWAYS ENSURE THAT GAS TANK CAP IS SECURELY TIGHTENED AFTER REFUELING, TAKING SPECIAL
CARE NOT TO CROSS THREAD.
WARNING:
• GASOLINE WITH FUEL ADDITIVES MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO VEHICLE PARTS.
• GASOLINE SPILLS CAN DISCOLOR VEHICLE PAINT AND FINISHES.
• GASOLINE WITH METHANOL ADDITIVES SHOULD NOT BE USED.
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ENGINE BREAK-IN PERIOD
1-3
The Critical First 500 Miles
Your American IronHorse motorcycle has been operated on a ride-out dynomometer by a trained American
IronHorse technician prior to shipment. Besides initiating the critical engine “break-in” period, a check of proper inuse systems operations has been conducted.
It is critical that you complete the critical engine “break-in” period. (Improper engine break-in may dramatically
decrease engine life and will also void your American IronHorse limited warranty.)
First 500 Miles:
• Do not over-rev the engine during break-in period.
• Never rev the engine in neutral gear.
• Avoid running engine in 4th, 5th or 6th gear at very low rpm.
• Never hold engine speed constant for long periods of time; vary the speed frequently.
• Avoid “jackrabbit” starts or racing from a standstill with engine throttle wide open.
• Change oil and filter.
First 2000 Miles:
• Avoid engine overheating.
• Keep speed at or below 65 mph.
• Vary engine speed.
• Change oil and filter.
Over 4000 Miles: HAVE FUN AND RIDE SAFELY!
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IGNITION SWITCH
A key controls access to the ignition switch. Always remove the ignition switch key when the vehicle is not in use.
The ignition switch is wired to activate the headlight.
DO NOT MODIFY THE IGNITION SWITCH TO BYPASS THIS FEATURE. ALWAYS OPERATE YOUR AMERICAN
IRONHORSE WITH THE HEADLIGHT ON TO IMPROVE YOUR VISIBILITY TO OTHERS FOR IMPROVED SAFETY.
The ignition switch has two operative positions as wired from the factory (Figures 1 and 1 4 ). The OFF/LOCK
mode is located approximately at the 12 o’clock position. The switch mechanism is activated by inserting the key into
the ignition key slot and turning the switch mechanism straight up and down and parallel to the bike frame.
To reach the ON position, rotate the ignition switch to approximately the three o’clock position. The headlight will
come on when the switch has been positioned in the ON position. THERE IS NO IGNITION ON/HEADLIGHT OFF
POSITION.
OFF
ON, key is locked in switch
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ENGINE THROTTLE/SPEED CONTROLS
O P E R AT I O N : F E AT U R E S , C O N T RO L S & I N D I C AT O R S
Engine speed is controlled by the Engine Throttle Control Grip.
• Turn the Engine Throttle Control Grip counterclockwise (toward the operator) to increase engine speed (Figures
8.1 and 8.3 ).
• Turn the Engine Throttle Control Grip clockwise (away from operator) to reduce engine speed.
Engine Throttle Tension Adjustment Screw is a throttle lock, i.e. cruise control (Figure 8.2 ).
CAUTION: The Engine Throttle Tension Adjustment Screw locks the throttle.
Unscrew the Engine Throttle Tension Adjustment Screw such that the throttle control returns to the
idle position when the operator’s hand is removed. This is the normal operating tension for the throttle
control grip.
The Engine Throttle Tension Adjustment Screw may be screwed in from the normal operating tension to reduce
the continuous grip pressure that the operator must apply to keep the Engine Throttle Control Grip activated. This
will reduce operator fatigue on long highway trips.
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FUEL/AIR MIXTURE
Your American IronHorse Slammer is equipped with a closed loop EFI system and has a preset air /fuel
mixture. This is a non adjustable system that is self learning. Air/fuel mixtures are automatically changed when
the system senses a change in riding conditions.
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S TA R T I N G A N D S T O P P I N G E N G I N E
A.
• Turn ignition ON. DO NOT twist the throttle.
NOTE:
When ignition is turned ON, a slight humming noise can be heard. This is the fuel pumpressurizing the fuel
lines with fuel. After turing ignition on wait approxamatly 5 seconds to start motorcycle.
• Start engine.
• Twist throttle control grip as required to keep engine running.
• Let engine idle to warm to operating temperature.
O P E R AT I O N : F E AT U R E S , C O N T RO L S & I N D I C AT O R S
To facilitate an easy start of the vehicle’s engine, the following throttle control sequence is recommended.
Always ensure transmission is in the NEUTRAL position. Your American IronHorse motorcycle comes equipped with
an American IronHorse closed loop EFI system. Please follow these appropriate starting instructions:
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S TA R T I N G A N D S T O P P I N G E N G I N E
B.
FOR WARMER WEATHER (above 55°F) AND COOL ENGINE:
Use similar procedures as indicated in the preceding paragraph (A).
C.
FOR ENGINE ALREADY WARM OR HOT FROM RECENT USE:
•
Start engine.
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O P E R AT I O N : F E AT U R E S , C O N T RO L S & I N D I C AT O R S
BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO START THE ENGINE, ALWAYS ENSURE THAT THE TRANSMISSION IS SET TO THE
NEUTRAL POSITION (THE GREEN DASH INDICATOR SHOULD BE ILLUMINATED). ATTEMPTING TO START THE
ENGINE WHILE THE TRANSMISSION IS IN A FORWARD GEAR MAY CAUSE VEHICLE MOVEMENT RESULTING
IN POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR VEHICLE DAMAGE.WARNING: THE CLUTCH MECHANISM MUST BE
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CLUTCH AND GEAR SHIFTING
FULLY DISENGAGED BEFORE CHANGING GEAR POSITIONS. FAILURE TO DO SO CAN RESULT IN DAMAGE TO
CLUTCH AND/OR TRANSMISSION.
DOWNSHIFTING (SHIFTING FROM A HIGHER TO A LOWER GEAR POSITION) AT SPEEDS IN EXCESS OF
THOSE LISTED IN THE “GEAR SHIFTING SPEED TABLE” IN THIS SECTION OF THE MANUAL MAY RESULT IN
SEVERE DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE AND LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE DUE TO REAR WHEEL
TRACTION LOSS.
The clutch engage/disengage mechanism is controlled by the clutch hand lever on the left handlebar of the
vehicle (Figure 2 ).
Squeezing the lever in toward the grip disengages the clutch mechanism. Releasing the clutch lever engages
the clutch mechanism.
The clutch mechanism is the means by which the engine and transmission gears are engaged and
disengaged to allow the vehicle to stand still while the engine is still running and to disengage the engine from the
transmission to allow smooth changing of gears.
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CLUTCH AND GEAR SHIFTING
2-5
The gear shifter lever is located on the lower left side of the vehicle (Figure 3 ). It is operated with
the left foot.
To change gears, the gear shifter lever must be raised all the way up with the top of the left foot to
increase the gear number desired and must be lowered all the way down with the bottom of the left
foot to lower the gear number desired. One full traverse up or down will accommodate one full gear
position change up or down.
6
5
4
3
2
N
O P E R AT I O N : F E AT U R E S , C O N T RO L S & I N D I C AT O R S
ALWAYS RELEASE THE CLUTCH LEVER SLOWLY TO ALLOW THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION TO
ENGAGE SMOOTHLY AND TO ALLOW THE REAR TIRE TO DEVELOP POSITIVE TRACTION WITH
THE ROAD. FAILURE TO DO SO CAN RESULT IN MECHANICAL DAMAGE, EXCESSIVE WEAR AND
BODILY INJURY DUE TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
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CLUTCH AND GEAR SHIFTING
Gear Shifting Speed Table
RECOMMENDED ACCELERATION
FromTo
M.P.H. – K.P.H.
1st Gear
2nd Gear
2nd Gear
3rd Gear
3rd Gear
4th Gear
4th Gear
5th Gear
5th Gear
6th Gear
RECOMMENDED DECELERATION
FromTo
M.P.H. – K.P.H.
6th Gear
5th Gear
5th Gear
4th Gear
4th Gear
3rd Gear
3rd Gear
2nd Gear
2nd Gear
1st Gear
SPEED
15
25
40
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CLUTCH AND GEAR SHIFTING
The NEUTRAL or NO GEAR position is found between first and second gear. The NEUTRAL position completely
disengages the engine and transmission regardless of the position of the clutch control lever.
To shift to the NEUTRAL gear or position, it is only necessary to lift or push down (depending upon which gear
you are shifting from) the gear shift lever one-half of its normal traverse distance. NEUTRAL gear can be reached
by depressing the gear shift lever one-half of its normal traverse from second gear or by lifting the gear shift lever
up by one-half of its normal traverse from first gear.
WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, RIDERS SHOULD NEVER SHIFT MORE THAN ONE GEAR BEFORE
ENGAGING THE CLUTCH MECHANISM. “SKIPPING” GEARS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION
OVERSTRESSES THE VEHICLE AND CAN LEAD TO DAMAGE. SKIPPING GEARS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN
MOTION AND DECREASING GEAR NUMBERS ALSO OVERSTRESSES THE VEHICLE, AS WELL AS
DRAMATICALLY INCREASES THE POSSIBILITY OF LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL DUE TO SLIPPAGE OF
THE REAR WHEEL.
When at a standstill with the engine off, it may be necessary to slightly “rock” the vehicle forward and
backward while the clutch mechanism is fully engaged and with slight pressure on the foot gear shifting lever to
shift gears.
IF AT A STANDSTILL, WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING, YOU EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY SHIFTING GEARS, DO
NOT FORCE IT. THIS COULD CAUSE SEVERE DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE. Simply retry the “rocking” approach with
the engine off. If this still does not work, with the engine running, slightly let the clutch lever out while maintaining
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actuated again for another gear change. This is accomplished by merely removing left foot pressure and allowing
the mechanism’s spring to return the foot lever to its REST position.
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slight pressure on the foot gear shifter lever. This maneuver may cause the vehicle to move slightly forward during
engagement.
The following is a summary of procedures to be used to get under way and shift gears properly:
• ALWAYS FULLY DISENGAGE THE HAND CLUTCH LEVER (SQUEEZED FULLY INTO HANDLEBAR GRIPS)
BEFORE SHIFTING GEARS.
• NEVER GET UNDER WAY FROM A STANDSTILL IN ANY OTHER GEAR EXCEPT FIRST GEAR.
1. Start engine per procedures listed in Section 2-4 and maintain vehicle in a full upright position at engine idle
with gear shifter in NEUTRAL position, physically seated and straddling the vehicle.
2. Squeeze clutch lever to the fully disengaged position with left hand (Figures 2 ).
3. With the left foot, push the gear shifter foot lever down as far as it will go and release it to return to its “rest”
position (Figure 3 ). You should now be in first gear.
4. Slowly release the clutch lever in your left hand to allow the clutch mechanism to gradually engage.
5. At the same time, slowly twist the right engine throttle control grip counterclockwise (toward operator) to
increase engine speed (Figures 8 . 1 and 8 . 3 ).
6. As the vehicle gets under way, continue to increase engine speed. Move feet onboard to their normal operating
positions.
7. Begin the process of shifting from first to second gear after the vehicle has progressed a few yards. Primarily,
first gear is used to get the vehicle moving forward and stabilized under operator control.
8. Simultaneously decelerate the engine (by twisting throttle control grip all the way clockwise, away from the
operator) and disengage the clutch (by squeezing the clutch lever all the way into the control grip).
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Use “Gear Shifting Speed Table” (Page 24) as a guide on when to shift to the next highest gear. To downshift
(shift from a higher to a lower gear), follow the similar procedure of disengaging clutch and also:
• Reduce engine throttle by about one-half to ensure engaging to a lower gear does not cause the rear wheel
to lose traction.
• Depress the foot shifter lever to its full down position and release.
• Smoothly release the clutch lever to permit engagement.
• Increase throttle speed as desired, always shifting into first gear when coming to a full stop.
DOWNSHIFTING (SHIFTING FROM A HIGHER TO A LOWER GEAR POSITION) AT SPEEDS IN EXCESS OF
THOSE LISTED IN THE “GEAR SHIFTING SPEED TABLE” IN THIS SECTION OF THE MANUAL MAY RESULT IN
SEVERE DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE AND LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE DUE TO REAR WHEEL
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9. Lift the foot gear shift lever to its full up position and release. This should put the vehicle into
second gear.
10. Repeat Steps 8 and 9 to continue advancing in gear number to fifth gear or sixth gear
as desired.
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BRAKING SYSTEMS
TRACTION LOSS. GEAR SHIFTING SPEEDS SHOULD BE ADJUSTED DOWNWARD IF ROAD SURFACE
CONDITIONS WARRANT.
Your American IronHorse motorcycle is equipped with both front and rear brakes. The Slammer offers more
than one set of brakes per wheel (Figures 1 3 . 1 and 1 3 . 2 ).
For more detailed information about your braking components, refer to Section 1-2 of this manual.
The front brake(s) is operated by squeezing the front brake hand lever located on the right handlebar (Figure
1 2 . 1 ).
The rear brake is operated by depressing the rear brake pedal on the lower right side of the vehicle (Figures
5 and 1 2 . 2 ).
• BRAKES ARE BEST USED WHEN EQUALLY BALANCED BETWEEN BOTH FRONT AND REAR BRAKES FOR
BRAKING AND STOPPING.
• NEVER APPLY BRAKES SO STRONGLY THAT FRONT OR BACK WHEELS “LOCK UP.” THIS WILL CAUSE
LOSS OF OPERATOR CONTROL AND MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY.
• ALWAYS APPLY BRAKES SMOOTHLY AND BALANCED BETWEEN FRONT AND REAR WHEELS.
• BRAKES SHOULD BE USED SPARINGLY ON WET OR LOOSE PAVEMENT.
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T U R N S I G N A L I N D I C AT O R S & H A Z A R D F U N C T I O N
NEVER REMOVE FACTORY INSTALLED TURN SIGNALS OR REPLACE WITH NON-DOT APPROVED VERSIONS.
REPLACEMENTS MAY BE MORE DIFFICULT TO BE SEEN BY OTHER VEHICLE OPERATORS.
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CAUTION: A rear wheel slide can be somewhat controlled, but a front wheel slide cannot be controlled.
Your American IronHorse motorcycle is equipped with front and rear, left and right self-canceling turn signals
on all models.
These turn signals are operated by turn signal switches located on the vehicle’s handlebar controls.
The left turn signal switch operates both the front and rear left turn signal lights (Figures 7 , 9 ). The right turn
signal switch operates both the front and rear right turn signal lights
(Figures 7 , 8 . 1 and 8 . 3 ).
Depressing either turn signal switch will begin the corresponding side turn indicator lights blinking on and
off. Depressing both turn signal switches simultaneously will cause all turn signals to flash in unison for
emergency flashers (hazard condition). Depressing both switches simultaneously again will turn them off.
Always ensure that turn signal lamps are operating. Replace burned-out lamps only with replacements as
listed in the “American IronHorse Consumable Table.”
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D I G I TA L I N F O R M AT I O N C E N T E R I N D I C AT O R L I G H T S
Various indicator lights are provided on the vehicle control panel located just below the vehicle’s handlebars
and centered on the vehicle’s gas tank (Figure 7 ).
• Turn signal indicators indicate which turn signal is flashing, right or left.
• The headlamp high beam indicator indicates that the front headlight is lit and in the high beam position.
• The neutral gear indicator light means that the vehicle’s transmission is in the neutral position.
• The low oil pressure light indicates that the engine is experiencing low oil pressure. When initially starting the
vehicle, this indicator light should momentarily come on for one or two seconds before the engine experiences
adequate oil pressure.
IF THE LOW OIL PRESSURE LIGHT REMAINS ON AS ENGINE SPEED INCREASES ABOVE IDLE,
IMMEDIATELY TURN OFF THE ENGINE. OPERATING THE VEHICLE’S ENGINE WITH LOW OR NO OIL
PRESSURE CAN SERIOUSLY DAMAGE THE ENGINE. OPERATING AN ENGINE WITH LOW OR NO OIL
PRESSURE MAY SEIZE UP THE ENGINE CAUSING SEVERE DAMAGE AND RESULTING IN POSSIBLE
PERSONAL INJURY TO THE OPERATOR. SEEK IMMEDIATE PROFESSIONAL ATTENTION BEFORE
RESTARTING OR REUSING THE VEHICLE.
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NEVER EXCEED THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT. ALWAYS LOWER SPEED BELOW THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT
WHEN CONDITIONS WARRANT.
• Odometer – Your vehicle’s odometer indicates total miles traveled by the vehicle since leaving the factory.
• Tachometer – Your vehicle’s engine rpm is continuously displayed.
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Your American IronHorse motorcycle is equipped with one or more of the following indicators, all of which are
located on the vehicle’s digital information center (Figure 7 ).
• Speedometer – Your vehicle’s speedometer provides a continuous reading of the vehicle’s forward speed.
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WARNING: NEVER ALTER OR TAMPER WITH THE VEHICLE’S ODOMETER READING. THIS IS ILLEGAL AND MAY
ALSO PERMANENTLY DAMAGE THE VEHICLE.
The digital information center contains a tachometer, odometer, speedometer and indicator lights. The
indicator lights are right-turn, left-turn, high beam, neutral and low oil pressure. It also has a daytime mode and
nighttime mode.
Operation
When the ignition switch is turned ON, the unit will display the odometer (“odo”), then the mileage and then
“0” mph. The unit will stay in daytime mode (bright) or, depending on surrounding light, go to nighttime mode.
Trip Meter
To display the trip meter, push and release the button (located at the circle in the bottom left corner) twice.
The unit will display “odo,” then “trp” and then display the mileage on the trip meter to that point (for example,
“0058”).
To reset or clear the trip meter to “0,” push and hold the button. The display will show “odo,” then “trp.”
Continue to hold the button for three seconds, then release. The trip meter is reset and will display “0” miles.
Calibration
No calibration is required.
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H E A D L I G H T SW I T C H & H I G H B E A M AC T I VAT I O N / H O R N SW I T C H
The vehicle’s horn can be momentarily activated by depressing the horn switch on the left handlebar controls
(Figure 9). Removing pressure from the switch will discontinue horn operation.
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All models require the key to be turned to the ON position to activate lights (Figures 1 and 1 4). (See Page
16 ).
• To turn on high beams, push the headlight switch to the HI position (Figure 9).
• To turn headlights down to normal intensity, push switch back to the LO position.
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K I C K ( J I F F Y ) S TA N D
Your vehicle is provided with a kickstand mechanism to support your vehicle when not in use (Figure 1 0 ).
To extend the kickstand while sitting on the motorcycle, hold the vehicle upright with hands properly positioned on
the handlebars and engage the kickstand with your left foot. Swing the kickstand to the fully extended, locked position
with your foot.
Always turn handlebars to the left and gently allow the vehicle to lean onto the kickstand mechanism ensuring that
the kickstand is properly positioned and fully supporting the vehicle before removing hands and support from the front
handlebars.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED TO ENSURE
MAXIMUM SAFETY. FAILURE TO DO SO COULD RESULT IN THE VEHICLE FALLING OVER AND CAUSING VEHICLE
DAMAGE AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY:
• ENSURE THAT THE KICKSTAND IS IN THE FULLY FORWARD, LOCKED POSITION BEFORE APPLYING THE
WEIGHT OF THE VEHICLE. IF THIS IS NOT DONE, ANY SUBSEQUENT MOTION OR MOVEMENT OF THE VEHICLE
MAY RESULT IN RETRACTION OF THE KICKSTAND AND THE VEHICLE FALLING OVER ONTO THE PARKING
SURFACE. THIS COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY TO THE
OPERATOR OR OTHERS. THE WEIGHT OF THE MOTORCYCLE ENSURES THAT THE KICKSTAND STAYS IN THE
FULLY EXTENDED, LOCKED POSITION ONCE PROPERLY ENGAGED.
• ENSURE THAT THE KICKSTAND HAS BEEN FULLY RETRACTED BEFORE RIDING THE VEHICLE. FAILURE TO DO
SO COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE AND POTENTIAL LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL BY THE
OPERATOR.
• FAILING TO TURN THE HANDLEBAR TO THE LEFT WHEN USING THE KICKSTAND COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO
FALL TO THE RIGHT, CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE MOTORCYCLE OR SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY.
• ALWAYS PARK YOUR VEHICLE ON A LEVEL, FIRM SURFACE CAPABLE OF HANDLING THE WEIGHT OF THE
MOTORCYCLE, AS IT IS TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE KICKSTAND MECHANISM TO THE SUPPORTING SURFACE.
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REAR/SIDE VIEW MIRRORS
OBJECTS VIEWED IN YOUR REAR VIEW MIRRORS ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR. TAKE CARE WHEN
JUDGING DISTANCES THROUGH USE OF REAR VIEWING MIRRORS.
Using rear viewing mirrors is an excellent habit to develop. Always check the positioning of your mirrors
before starting off on a ride. Always use an “over-the-shoulder” check method to check blind spots not visible
through mirrors.
CAUTION: Mirrors can become misaligned through vehicle use, bumping, vibration, etc. Always ensure that your
mirrors are firmly attached to the vehicle and are adjusted according to the operator’s requirements prior to each
ride.
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Your American IronHorse motorcycle is equipped with handlebar-mounted rear view mirrors (Figure 1 1 ).
These mirrors have a curved, convex viewing surface in order to provide the operator with a wider span of visibility
to the rear.
The convex nature of the mirrors gives the illusion that items viewed in the rear view mirrors are smaller and
thus farther away from you than they really are. Therefore, great care must be exercised when making judgments
as to how far back items actually are in your rear view mirrors.
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SECURING YOUR MOTORCYCLE
Always secure your vehicle when not in use. At a minimum, this includes removing the key from the ignition.
Padlocking the brake rotor mechanism with a heavy-duty rotor lock is another method of securing your American
IronHorse.
WHEN THE ROTOR LOCK IS IN PLACE, THE VEHICLE CANNOT ROLL. NEVER ATTEMPT TO RIDE A VEHICLE
WITH A ROTOR MECHANISM INSTALLED. THIS MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY.
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V E H I C L E G A S O L I N E TA N K
WHEN REFUELING:
• ALWAYS REMOVE GAS TANK CAPS SLOWLY. PRESSURE BUILD-UP IN FUEL TANKS CAN CAUSE
GASOLINE FLUID AND MIST TO CONTACT THE PERSON REFUELING.
• ALWAYS FILL TANK SLOWLY AND LEAVE THE TANK NECK SPOUT VOID AS FUEL EXPANDS WITH
AMBIENT AND OPERATING TEMPERATURE INCREASES.
• ALWAYS ENSURE THAT THE GAS TANK CAP IS SECURELY TIGHTENED AFTER REFUELING, TAKING
SPECIAL CARE NOT TO CROSS THREAD.
• NEVER REPLACE FACTORY EQUIPPED GAS TANK CAPS WITH ONES THAT REQUIRE FEWER TURNS
TO REMOVE. THESE “QUICK CAPS” CAN EASILY BE DISLODGED AND ALLOW SPILLAGE OF GASOLINE
FROM THE TANK. SUCH SPILLAGE MAY BE SUBSEQUENTLY IGNITED, AS IN A VEHICLE UPSET.
WARNING
• GASOLINE WITH FUEL ADDITIVES MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO VEHICLE PARTS.
• GASOLINE SPILLS CAN DISCOLOR VEHICLE PAINT AND FINISHES. CLEAN SPILLS OFF IMMEDIATELY.
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The Slammer is supplied with one, two piece 4-gallon gas tank. Each piece is fitted with its own gas cap.
Take care not to cross gas cap threads during reattachment. To remove the gas caps, turn the cap
counterclockwise. To secure the gas cap, turn the cap clockwise.
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V E H I C L E G A S O L I N E TA N K
The fuel tank on the Slammer is a 2 piece design constructed of stainless steel and has a capacity of four
U.S. gallons. The fuel pump is located in the left fuel tank and can be removed if pump maintenance needs to be
performed. The fuel tank also has a low level fuel indicator that is actuated at .75 gallons and is displayed on the
digital information center.
Fuel pump
Fuel crossover tube
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SHOCK ABSORBERS/VEHICLE LOADING & ACCESSORIES
NEVER ADD WEIGHT LOADS AND/OR ACCESSORIES OTHER THAN THE RIDER. SUCH ADDITIONAL WEIGHT
AND POTENTIAL WIND DYNAMIC LOADS MAY CAUSE VEHICLE INSTABILITY AND RESULT IN PERSONAL
INJURY. SIMILARLY, CUSTOMIZATION OF ORIGINAL VEHICLE DESIGN SHOULD NEVER BE MADE UNLESS
FORMALLY REVIEWED BY AMERICAN IRONHORSE AND CONFIRMED IN WRITING.
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1. The Slammer model is equipped with two shock absorbers located underneath the
vehicle.
2. These shock absorber devices are constructed of a spring and dampener mechanism
and air actuated cylinder mounted underneath the frame of the motorcycle. These
shock absorbers are set at the factory and can be re-adjusted for spring preload and
ride height only.
The addition of accessories, additional weight loads, etc. have not been taken into
consideration in the vehicle design and are to be strictly avoided.
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AIR RIDE SUSPENSION
Overview of Components
The Slammer Air Ride Suspension system incorporates one coil-over shock absorber of a conventional softtail design. It has an oil-filled dampener system wrapped by a stiff spring in compression. The second “shock” is
actually a pair of air chambers on opposite sides of a piston within a shock absorber body. These air chambers
are pressurized by use of an on-board air compressor. The system design incorporates manual air pressure bleed
valves, as well as manual-fill Schrader valves in case of compressor failure (Figure 1 4 ). In the event of a
pressure hose failure or air chamber failure, the bike will failsafe into a NEUTRAL ride height. This ensures the
bike suspension will not be bottomed out against the frame stops should such a pressure failure occur.
Operation
NOTE:
1. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO ADJUST THE AIR RIDE WHILE MOVING. THIS COULD RESULT IN BODILY INJURY.
2. NEVER OPERATE THE SYSTEM WITH LESS THAN 40 PSI IN THE REAR PRESSURE CHAMBER AND LESS
THAN 10 PSI IN THE FRONT PRESSURE CHAMBER.
Balancing the air pressure in each of the two air chambers, by activating the air pump, controls the system.
With both chambers bled (by depressing each of the two bleed valves), the suspension is in the NEUTRAL position.
Start familiarizing yourself with the system by depressing the bottom (or rear) half of the toggle switch, located in
the electronics cover near the ignition, to activate the air pump
(Figure 1 4 ). Under normal operation, the rear pressure chamber is being pressurized, and the bike will lower.
Release the switch when the bike stops lowering. Now locate and depress the bleed valve that allows the pressure
to escape and lets the bike rise back to the NEUTRAL position. Repeat the process by depressing the opposite
side of the toggle switch, forcing air into the front air chamber and causing the bike to rise. Depressing the second
bleed valve will again allow the bike to return to the NEUTRAL position. Remember, the minimum pressure values
are 40 psi for the rear chamber and 10 psi for the front chamber.
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Both air chambers can be pressurized to let the individual rider adjust for road conditions and bike loading.
As a rule of thumb, the higher the pressure in both chambers, the more harsh the ride.
The air ride is also outfitted with a pair of Schrader valves. Air can be added to these valves to adjust the ride
should the onboard compressor fail. Do not exceed 150 psi, or the air chambers will fail. Do not try to operate the
system while riding the bike. Only adjust the system while sitting on the bike with both feet firmly on the ground
and the bike either off or idling in neutral.
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INTRODUCTION/THEORY OF MAINTENANCE
IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT THE RECOMMENDED INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES OUTLINED IN
THIS MANUAL BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN A SAFELY OPERATING MOTORCYCLE.
FAILURE TO DO SO COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY TO THE RIDER AND/OR DAMAGE TO THE
MOTORCYCLE.
Like all mechanical devices, constant wear and tear on motorcycle parts and assemblies is a normal result of
use. Recommended periodic inspection, topping off or changing fluids and replacement of worn parts and
assemblies is the only way to ensure continuous, safe operation of your American IronHorse motorcycle. Strictly
following recommended procedures cannot be overemphasized.
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RIDER CHECKS AND PROCEDURES
1. Check fluid levels on transmission, primary and engine oil.
2. Check tires for proper inflation and inspect tire surfaces for uneven wear, excessive tread wear, cuts or
abrasions. Check wheel spoke tightness, if applicable.
3. Check drive belts or chains for proper tension and integrity.
4. Check operation of brakes, brake fluid levels, brake hydraulic lines and fittings for leaks or damage. Check
brake pads and discs for excessive and/or uneven wear.
5. Check system lamps for proper operation: headlight, taillight, brake light and front and rear
directional lights.
6. Check major operating systems for proper function: throttle controls, steering and brakes. Ensure all operating
cables are in good condition and free from interference.
7. Ensure proper engine idle speed and operation. Be sure that throttle and enrichener controls are correct.
RECOMMENDED INSPECTION & MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
General Procedures of Maintenance
Ensuring a safe, well-operating American IronHorse motorcycle requires a partnership between the rider and
a competent and formally trained, professional motorcycle technician.
THE TECHNICIAN WILL PERFORM PERIODIC RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES AND TESTS AT
RECOMMENDED MILEAGE INTERVALS. The rider will perform checks prior to every ride and between
recommended intervals. In this way, your American IronHorse motorcycle will continuously receive the attention
needed for safety and pleasurable ownership.
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PROFESSIONAL TECHNICIAN INSPECTIONS & MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
WARNING: RECOMMENDED INTERVAL MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTIONS ARE CRITICAL TO OPERATOR
SAFETY AND A PROPERLY PERFORMING MOTORCYCLE. ENSURE THAT THE TECHNICIAN WORKING ON YOUR
MOTORCYCLE IS FORMALLY TRAINED, EXPERIENCED AND PROFESSIONALLY QUALIFIED TO PERFORM THESE
IMPORTANT PROCEDURES.
RECOMMENDED COMPLETE, PROFESSIONAL INSPECTIONS AND MAINTENANCE MUST BE PERFORMED
AT 500 MILES AND AGAIN AT 2000 MILES AND 4000 MILES.
SUBSEQUENT PROFESSIONAL INSPECTIONS AND MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES MUST BE PERFORMED
AT LEAST EVERY 2000 MILES THEREAFTER. CONSEQUENTLY, A COMPLETE, PROFESSIONAL INSPECTION AND
MAINTENANCE MUST BE PERFORMED AT THE FOLLOWING ODOMETER INTERVALS: 500 MILES, 2000 MILES,
4000 MILES, 6000 MILES, 8000 MILES, 10,000 MILES, AND SO ON FOR THE LIFE OF THE MOTORCYCLE.
ALSO BE SURE TO REFER TO THE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE ON PAGE 68.
Procedures are categorized by motorcycle system. Consult “American IronHorse Consumable Table” for
proper replacement items.
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Engine Systems
• Drain and replace engine oil with 20W50 weight nonsynthetic motor oil. Similar weight synthetics
may be used after the initial 2000-mile break-in has been completed.
• Replace oil filter and filter gasket.
• Replace air cleaner.
• Inspect, clean or replace tappet oil supply screen.
B.
Electrical Systems
• Check integrity of battery connections (Figure 4 ).
• Check that all lights are functioning properly: headlight, front and rear turn signal lights, brake light(s)
and taillight.
• Check all electrical switches and assemblies for proper operation.
C.
Drive Train Systems
• Check rear belt for proper tension, condition of teeth and general integrity of belt.
• Check primary chain for proper tension, condition of links and general integrity.
• Check clutch hydraulic line integrity and interconnections.
• Check clutch adjustment.
• Drain and replace transmission fluid with recommended transmission fluid. Drain and replace primary
fluid with recommended primary fluid (Figures 6 . 1 , 6 . 2 and 6 . 3 ). (See “American IronHorse
Consumable Table” on Page 69.)
RECOMMENDED INSPECTION & MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
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D.
Fuel, Ignition and Throttle Systems
• Check fuel valve and lines for leaks and general integrity.
• Remove and clean tank filter screen(s).
• Check proper operation of throttle.
• Replace spark plugs and check for proper gap setting.
• Check for proper engine idle speed.
• Check speedometer cable and connections.
• Check integrity and interconnections on throttle control cables.
• Lubricate cables as necessary to avoid corrosion.
E.
Braking Systems
• Check brake fluid level and general condition of fluid. Replace or replenish as indicated by
inspection.
• Check brake pads and discs for wear life and abnormal or uneven patterns of wear. Replace in
sets as indicated.
• Check rear brake pedal height adjustment.
• Check front and rear brake lever operation.
• Check brake caliper mounting integrity.
• Check brake system hydraulic lines and fittings for integrity (leaks, fraying, etc.).
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Wheels and Tires
• Check front and rear tire pressures.
• Check front and rear tire surfaces for uneven wear, tread thickness, cuts or abrasions.
G.
Suspension System
• Replace front fork oil at 10,000-mile intervals, beginning with odometer reading of 10,000 miles.
• Check and adjust front fork neck bearings.
• Check and adjust rear fork pivot bolt.
• Check condition of shock absorbers.
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Other Inspections
• Check engine mounts (pay special attention to top mount).
• Check integrity of vapor containment system and interconnections (on California models only).
• Check to ensure all components and assemblies are secure. See Service Manual for additional
details as required.
RECOMMENDED INSPECTION & MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
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ROAD TESTING/WASHING MOTORCYCLE
AFTER EVERY RECOMMENDED INTERVAL MAINTENANCE, A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONALLY TRAINED AND
EXPERIENCED MOTORCYCLE TECHNICIAN SHOULD ROAD TEST THE MOTORCYCLE TO ENSURE THAT ALL
VEHICLE SYSTEMS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION AND SAFELY OPERATING.
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WARNING: NEVER USE A PRESSURE WASHER ON YOUR MOTORCYCLE AS IT MAY RESULT IN
FAILURE/DAMAGE OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM OR COMPONENTS.
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Proper engine lubrication is critical to the life and performance of your vehicle’s engine. American IronHorse
engines run best with 20W50-rated oil. For extremely low operating temperatures (below 40° F), 10W40 may be
used.
Change oil at recommended service intervals. In colder weather, dusty road conditions or more demanding
conditions, it is recommended that engine oil be changed more frequently.
Under normal operating conditions, slight water vapor in the crankcase is expelled through the breather port.
Operation in extremely cold ambient conditions or riding in short runs, however, may not allow the engine oil to
heat up to the point of passing water vapor thereby retaining it in the crankcase. Such occurrences may block oil
flow in the lines and create sludge in the crankcase.
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CHECKING AND ADDING ENGINE OIL
WARNING: CHANGE THE OIL MORE FREQUENTLY THAN NORMAL SERVICE INTERVALS IN COLD WEATHER USE.
ENSURE THAT CRANKCASE OIL IS THOROUGHLY HEATED BEFORE DRAINING TO ENSURE COMPLETE REMOVAL
OF ALL ACCUMULATED WATER.
The engine oil level can be checked by removing the oil tank cap and verifying that engine oil level is
approximately 1 inch below the top of the oil tank for soft-tail and rigid models (Figure 4 ). Engine oil levels should
be checked each time your vehicle’s gas tank is filled.
In order to properly read engine oil level, engine oil must be at normal operating temperature level.
Achieving this condition will vary according to ambient temperatures.
When the engine oil has reached the appropriate temperature, turn off the engine and remove the oil cap. If
the level indicates that addition of oil is required, do so using SAE 20W50 oil. Oil is added through the fill spout
opening (Figure 4 ). Never check the oil level on a cold motorcycle.
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When engine oil requires replacement:
• Ensure oil is warm from vehicle engine operation.
• Place an appropriately sized container directly under the oil tank drain plug.
• Remove drain plug ensuring that cascading or splashing oil will not come in contact with eyes or skin.
• Allow engine oil to thoroughly drain (about five minutes).
• Replace oil drain plug.
• Remove oil filter by unscrewing canister in a counterclockwise direction.
• Clean oil filter mounting plate surface to remove any foreign material, old gasket remnants, etc.
• Apply a thin film of oil to the cleaned oil filter mounting plate. Apply a similar, thin film of oil to a new oil filter
gasket.
• Screw the new filter with the gasket onto the oil filter mounting plate. Fill oil tank with the appropriate amount of oil
listed in Section 1-2, “Fluid Capacities” and in the “American IronHorse Consumables Table” on Page 69.
D E TA I L E D M A I N T E N A N C E P RO C E D U R E S
WARNING: ALWAYS USE THE APPROPRIATE FILLING DEVICE TO ENSURE THAT OIL DOES NOT SPILL ONTO
VEHICLE PARTS, TIRES OR PAVEMENT UNDER THE VEHICLE. THIS MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE AND
MAY CAUSE THE VEHICLE OPERATOR TO LOSE CONTROL WHEN TIRES COME IN CONTACT WITH OIL SLICK
TRACTION SURFACES.
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Start engine after filling the oil tank with about 72 ounces of oil. Watch for the oil level to lower as the filter
fills and foam to start forming on the oil surface as oil starts to return from the engine. Finish topping off tank
with the balance of the required amount of oil (from chart). When properly filled, the oil surface level should
be 1 inch below the top of oil tank.
• Replace oil tank cap.
Proper transmission lubrication is critical to the safe, long life operation of your vehicle’s transmission.
Transmission fluid should be replaced at recommended maintenance intervals. If the vehicle is not ridden often,
transmission fluid should be changed at least annually.
Transmission fluid levels should be checked monthly between recommended service intervals. To check
transmission fluid level:
• Ensure that the vehicle’s engine has reached normal operating temperature and is turned off.
• Ensure that the vehicle is standing straight up, level and perpendicular to the pavement.
• Allow about two minutes for the vehicle’s transmission fluid to equalize before taking a reading.
Note: Transmissions are easy to overfill and very messy when overfilled.
• Remove the sight plug located in the side of the transmission trap door (Figure 6 . 2 ) . Proper fill level is
when the transmission fluid level is at the bottom edge of the threaded hole. If needed, top off the fluid
through the fill port, located on top of the trap door (Figure 6 . 1 ). Be sure to use transmission fluid
recommended in the “American IronHorse Consumable Table.”
• Prior to draining spent transmission fluid 6 . 3 ).
• Unscrew the drain plug, located in the bottom of the trap door, ensuring that cascading or splashing fluid
will not come in contact with the eyes or skin.
• Allow fluid to thoroughly drain (about five minutes).
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Replace the drain plug by tightening in a clockwise direction. Tighten to 85 inch-pounds. Replenish with
new transmission fluid, as recommended in the “American IronHorse Consumable Table,” through the
transmission fill port (Figure 6 . 1 ). Quantities are listed in Section 1-2, “Fluid Capacities.”
• Check fill height at the sight plug (Figure 6 . 2 ).
WARNING: BE CAREFUL NOT TO OVERTIGHTEN THE DRAIN PLUG. ENSURE THAT NO FOREIGN MATERIALS,
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D E TA I L E D M A I N T E N A N C E P RO C E D U R E S
SUCH AS DUST, DEBRIS, ETC., ARE INTRODUCED INTO THE TRANSMISSION DURING DRAINING AND
REFILLING OF THE RESERVOIR.
ENSURE THAT TRANSMISSION FLUID DOES NOT SPILL OVER ONTO TIRES, BRAKES OR REAR WHEEL.
Tension and integrity of the primary and rear drive belt or chains should be checked at each recommended
service interval unless vehicle operation indicates attention sooner.
Belts also should be inspected for fraying, uneven wear pattern and excessive tooth surface wear.
The primary chain must have chain tightness checked. The primary chain should have 3/8 inch 5/8 inch play when hot and no more than 7/8 inch when cold. In addition to belt condition, tightness of belts on
pulleys must be checked. This is accomplished by alternately applying a 10-pound force to the top and bottom
side of belt in the center of the distance between the two pulleys. The “play” or deflection on the belt should be
1/2 inch.
With soft-tail type motorcycles, it should be noted that the belt gets looser as the suspension compresses.
This is proper and should be expected. The belt should be
adjusted with ride height consideration.
3/8” to 1/2”
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CLUTCH SYSTEM
An improperly adjusted clutch cable or worn clutch plates can cause clutch slippage under load conditions or can
cause hesitation before engaging upon lever release. These indications should be inspected and corrected by a
trained, experienced technician.
The hydraulic clutch control master cylinder must be topped off with DOT 5 brake fluid to compensate for
clutch disc wear.
D E TA I L E D M A I N T E N A N C E P RO C E D U R E S
A trained, professional technician should conduct belt inspection and adjustments. Unsuitable belts should be
discarded and replaced with recommended belts from the “American IronHorse Consumable Table.”
To check primary fluid level, remove the derby cover, making sure that the bottom edge of the clutch
diaphragm spring is touching the surface of the fluid.
The clutch mechanism is controlled by the clutch lever located on the left side of the handlebars (Figure 2 ).
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BRAKE SYSTEM
BRAKE SYSTEMS ARE ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT SAFTEYSYSTEMS ON YOUR AMERICAN IRONHORSE
VEHICLE. TROUBLESHOOTING, REPAIR OR SERVICING OF BRAKE SYSTEMS SHOULD ONLY BE DONE BY
TRAINED, EXPERIENCED, PROFESSIONAL TECHNICIANS. IMPROPERLY INSTALLED, ADJUSTED OR
SERVICED BRAKES CAN LEAD TO EXTREME BODILY HARM.
Brake system pads and discs should be checked at recommended inspections and maintenance intervals
(Figures 1 3 . 1 and 1 3 . 2 ). At the same intervals, the brake system fluid level should be checked to ensure
appropriate levels are maintained. Use only hydraulic brake fluids approved by U.S. Department of Transportation,
DOT 5 such as listed in the “American IronHorse Consumable Table.”
BRAKE PADS AND DISCS SHOULD BE INSPECTED FOR WEAR AT LEAST EVERY 2000 MILES. UNDER CITY
DRIVING, STOP AND GO CONDITIONS OR WITH CONTINUOUS OPERATION IN HILLY TERRAIN, MORE
FREQUENT INSPECTIONS AT EVERY 500 TO 1000 MILES SHOULD BE MADE.
Visual inspection of brake pads can be done without removing any parts. If the thickness of the brake pad
friction material (not including the brake pad metal backing plate) is not at least 1/16 inch thick, immediately
replace the brake pad pair. Always replace brake pads in pairs.
OPERATING BRAKE SYSTEMS WITH BRAKE PAD FRICTION MATERIAL THICKNESS (NOT INCLUDING THE
BRAKE PAD METAL BACKING PLATE) OF LESS THAN 1/16 INCH IS VERY DANGEROUS AND CAN LEAD TO
BRAKE FAILURE, COMPONENT DAMAGE OR INADEQUATE BRAKING RESULTING IN SEVERE BODILY HARM.
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TIRES
IMPROPER TIRE INFLATION CAN CAUSE UNEVEN TIRE TREAD WEAR RESULTING IN UNSTABLE VEHICLE
OPERATION. UNDERINFLATION OF TIRES CAUSES EXCESSIVE HEAT BUILD-UP THAT CAN LEAD TO TIRE
FAILURE. ALSO, UNDERINFLATION CAN LEAD TO RIDER INSTABILITY. THESE AND SIMILAR RESULTS OF
IMPROPER TIRE INFLATION CAN RESULT IN SEVERE BODILY HARM.
Always follow recommended inflation pressures of the tire manufacturer. For American IronHorse original
equipment tires, the following inflation pressures should be maintained (measured when tire is cold, not
immediately following road use):
Riders
Solo
TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE
Front
Rear
36 psi
42 psi
Always consult the tire sidewall for proper inflation.
D E TA I L E D M A I N T E N A N C E P RO C E D U R E S
Proper tire condition is a critical safety element. It requires a constant vigilance by the operator to ensure
continuous safe conditions.
Tire inflation pressure levels should be monitored at each tank fueling.
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TIRES
In addition to tire inflation pressure, it is very important to continuously monitor the general condition of your
vehicle’s tires.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE IMPORTANT SAFETY PROCEDURES THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED TO ENSURE
MAXIMUM TIRE SAFETY. FAILURE TO CARRY OUT THESE RECOMMENDATIONS MAY RESULT IN SEVERE
BODILY HARM.
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Always check your tire and tread for punctures, breaks, cuts, etc. Such inspections should be done prior to
riding your vehicle each time.
NEVER USE DAMAGED OR REPAIRED TIRES. Once your vehicle’s tire(s) has been compromised, it should
never be reused. It should be replaced with a new tire(s) as it is unsafe.
NEVER INDISCRIMINATELY REPLACE A SPENT TIRE WITH JUST ANY NEW TIRE. New replacement tires
should be the same as the original equipment tires. (See “American IronHorse Consumable Table” for
replacement tire information.) Selection of an improper replacement tire could cause unstable vehicle
operation.
Always have a trained, professional service technician replace your vehicle’s tires. Special procedures and
tools are required to properly and safely install, maintain and replace tires, tubes and wheels.
Operating your vehicle with excessively or unevenly worn, improperly inflated or unbalanced tires can affect
vehicle stability and may result in serious injury to you and/or your vehicle.
Always be attentive to situations where your vehicle’s tire(s) may have been overly stressed due to striking
objects such as curbs, potholes, etc. It is possible for a tire to experience severe internal damage in such
situations without exhibiting any outward signs. Always have such tires removed and inspected, inside and
out, for possible damage before re-operating your vehicle with such tires. If ever in doubt of a tire’s suitability
for safe operation, replace it with a new tire. Never take chances on a questionable tire.
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BEARING MAINTENANCE/SHOCK ABSORBERS
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Wheel bearings and neck bearings should be inspected at each recommended inspection and maintenance
interval. Ball-style bearings are sealed and should be replaced at 10,000-mile intervals.
D E TA I L E D M A I N T E N A N C E P RO C E D U R E S
Unless deemed necessary to repack these bearings at more frequent intervals, all roller neck bearings
should be repacked at 10,000-mile intervals or once annually, whichever comes first. Indications of roughness of
operation or excessive “play” in bearings should be heeded by initiation of bearing replacement or repacking.
Repacking procedures should always include use of the proper lubrication medium.
If shock absorbers malfunction or leak, they should be replaced with “same as new” shock absorbers model
type, as indicated in the “American IronHorse Consumable Table.” Do not attempt to repair shock absorbers.
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SPARK PLUGS/IGNITION SYSTEM
Spark plugs should be inspected and replaced if needed. Spark plugs should be replaced at a minimum of
every 8000 miles. (It is recommended that the spark plugs be replaced every 4000 miles for optimum vehicle
performance).
When replacing your vehicle’s spark plugs:
• Always replace with the same type as the original equipment plugs, as indicated in the “American IronHorse
Consumable Table.”
• Ensure the gap setting is .040. An appropriate spark plug feeler gauge should be used.
• Never remove spark plug wires from plugs by pulling on wires. Always grasp the molded rubber spark plug
cap for removal of wires.
• Spark plugs should be tightened down to 200 inch pounds to ensure proper, continuous operation.
Your American IronHorse is equipped with one of the most advanced, electronic ignition systems presently
available on the market. Only a professionally trained technician should address its sophisticated electronic
operation. As set at the factory, your ignition system optimizes fuel consumption, engine horsepower and exhaust
emissions. It is factory set and nonadjustable.
Your vehicle’s battery is the critical energy source that permits normal electronic function. It is physically
located under the vehicle operator’s seat (Figure 4 ). In order to ensure reliable, full life use, the chemical nature
of the battery requires constant attention and care. Additionally, review the important safety precautions to
prevent severe bodily harm.
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To create electricity, your vehicle’s battery is constantly in a state of chemical flux, thereby also creating
explosive hydrogen gas as a by-product.
EMERGENCY PROCEDURE IF CONTACT IS INADVERTENTLY MADE:
• SWALLOWED – DRINK LARGE QUANTITIES OF WATER THEN MILK OF MAGNESIA OR VEGETABLE OIL.
IMMEDIATELY SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION.
• CONTACT WITH EYES OR SKIN – FLUSH AFFECTED SURFACES CONTINUOUSLY WITH WATER. CONTINUE
FOR THREE TO FIVE MINUTES. IMMEDIATELY SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION AS INDICATED.
• ALWAYS KEEP BATTERIES AND BATTERY ACID OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
• SMALL AMOUNTS OF HYDROGEN GAS ARE CONSTANTLY BEING EMITTED FROM YOUR VEHICLE’S
BATTERY. THE AMOUNT OF GAS INTRODUCED IS INCREASED DURING PERIODS OF EXTERNAL
USECHARGING. HYDROGEN GAS IS HIGHLY FLAMMABLE. KEEP CIGARS, CIGARETTES, PIPES,
LIGHTERS, OPEN FLAMES OR SPARKS AWAY FROM THE BATTERY AT ALL TIMES. VENTILATE
GENERAL AREA WHEN CHARGING YOUR BATTERY.
• ALWAYS WEAR PROTECTIVE EYEWEAR, GLOVES AND SIMILAR PROTECTIVE DEVICES WHEN NEAR
THE BATTERY OR BATTERY ACID.
D E TA I L E D M A I N T E N A N C E P RO C E D U R E S
THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS SHOULD ALWAYS BE EXERCISED WITH YOUR VEHICLE BATTERY:
• BATTERIES CONTAIN SULFURIC ACID TO PROPERLY OPERATE. AT ALL TIMES, CARE MUST BE TAKEN
NOT TO BRING EYES, SKIN, CLOTHING OR OTHER ITEMS IN CONTACT WITH BATTERY ACID. SUCH
CONTACT COULD CAUSE SEVERE INJURY OR DAMAGE.
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Your American IronHorse battery is a heavy-duty model to provide the adequate power needed to start your
high horsepower engine. Replacement batteries should always be the same type as the original equipment, as
indicated in the “American IronHorse Consumable Table.”
WARNING:
• DO NOT TIP BATTERY; OVERFLOW MAY DAMAGE OTHER VEHICLE PARTS AND POSSIBLY CREATE
PERSONAL INJURY RISKS.
• ENSURE THAT BATTERY CONNECTIONS ARE TIGHT, CLEAN AND COATED WITH A LIGHT COVERING OF
PETROLEUM JELLY TO RETARD CORROSION.
Batteries exhibit certain characteristics of note.
• If a battery sits for long periods of time, it will gradually lose its charge. If this condition persists, a battery
may be permanently damaged and unable to hold a charge and function properly again. A similar situation
can occur if the internal battery plates remain uncovered by electrolyte for extended periods.
• If long-term storage is required, it is recommended that the battery be fully charged, removed from the
vehicle and stored in a cool, dry place. The battery should be recharged before reinserting it into the vehicle.
Owners who store their motorcycles for long periods and/or store the motorcycle in cold areas should
consider battery maintenance devices such as “tenders.”
• A properly changed battery will display in excess of 13VDC.
• Battery fluids can freeze at low temperatures. This can result in lowered battery life or failure. Always ensure
that your battery is protected from freezing temperatures. Batteries in a low charge condition are more
susceptible to freezing. The battery should be charged according to one of the two following charge rates:
– For a 1-amp/hour battery charger, charge for ten hours or until charger shows “fully charged” for
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a partially discharged battery (all Powersource, Inc.).
For a 10-amp/hour battery charger, charge for one hour or until charger shows “fully charged” for
a partially discharged battery (Powersource, Inc.).
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V O LTAG E R E G U L AT O R A N D A LT E R N AT O R / C I R C U I T B R E A K E R S
Your American IronHorse vehicle’s voltage regulator is located on the front of the vehicle’s frame.
Its function is to control the electrical energy flow to the vehicle’s battery. No settings or adjustments of the
voltage regulator are required after leaving the factory.
The vehicle’s alternator should be diagnosed by a professionally trained motorcycle technician. Vehicle
electrical problems can be very difficult to diagnose and correct. Consequently, it is recommended that such
problems be dealt with by a professionally trained technician.
Circuit breakers are provided to protect your vehicle’s system wiring. The main circuit breaker is
located on the rear wheel splash shield. Additional circuit breakers are located inside the relay harness controller
(RHC).
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VEHICLE LIGHTS
The vehicle operator should frequently verify the proper operation of these lights. Replacement lamps (bulbs)
should always be the same as the original type, as indicated in the “American IronHorse
Consumable Table.”
WARNING:
• USING HIGHER WATTAGE REPLACEMENT LAMPS (BULBS) THAN THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT CAN CAUSE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM FAILURE.
• FINGERPRINTS, OILS OR OTHER FOREIGN MATERIALS CAN DAMAGE HEAD LAMPS. ALWAYS USE CLEAN
GLOVES, CLOTH OR SIMILAR PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT SUCH DAMAGE WHEN HANDLING HEADLAMPS.
USING LOWER WATTAGE REPLACEMENT LAMPS (BULBS) THAN THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT CAN RESULT IN
IMPAIRED VISIBILITY BY THE OPERATOR OF OTHER VEHICLES RESULTING IN POSSIBLE PHYSICAL
INJURY.
D E TA I L E D M A I N T E N A N C E P RO C E D U R E S
Your vehicle is provided with the following lights:
• Front headlamp
• Two front turn signals
• Two rear turn signals
• Rear brake lights
• License plate light
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HEADLAMPS CONTAIN PRESSURIZED GAS. THEY MUST BE HANDLED CAREFULLY, AND THE HANDLER
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Tappets are self-adjusting and hydraulic. These type of tappets automatically adjust to keep the valve
mechanism free of lash while the motor is running to reduce valve wear. The valve mechanism may be slightly
noisy when the motor is cold, until the hydraulic tappets “pump-up” or completely repressurize with oil. If at any
other point the valve mechanism becomes excessively or abnormally noisy, it may indicate that one or several of
the hydraulic units are not functioning correctly. Always check oil supply first, as normal oil circulation through the
engine is necessary for hydraulic units to function properly. If there is oil in the tank, there may be dirt or debris in
the oil supply passages leading to the hydraulic units, thereby causing the units to function improperly. Inspect
and clean tappet oil supply filter screen.
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M O T O RC YC L E L U B R I C AT I O N
D E TA I L E D M A I N T E N A N C E P RO C E D U R E S
Several points or systems on your American IronHorse motorcycle need to be lubricated or oiled at scheduled
inspections and maintenance intervals or earlier if so indicated by system operation.
Some of these points are discussed in detail elsewhere in this manual. A summary is provided here, briefly
noting those discussed in more detail elsewhere in this manual and indicating additional points or systems. (See
Section 1-3 for indications of various point systems addressed in this section.)
1. Engine oil – See Section 4-2.
2. Oil filter – See Section 4-3.
3. Transmission fluid – See Section 4-4.
4. The following levers and cables should be inspected and lubricated as needed at recommended inspections
and maintenance intervals or sooner if system operation indicates.
• Clutch control lever and throttle control cable (Figures 2 and 8 . 2 )
• Front brake hand lever
5. Lubricate mechanical kickstand with white lithium grease or anti-seize (Figure 1 0 ). Do not overlubricate as
it will contribute to possible dirt and grime build-up on the mechanism.
6. The following bearings should be repacked with fresh grease at least at 10,000-mile intervals or 12 months,
whichever occurs first: steering head bearings and front and rear wheel bearings, except for sealed-ball
bearings as noted previously.
7. Lubricate handlebar throttle grip mechanism with new, fine grain graphite powder at least annually or sooner
if operation of mechanism indicates.
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MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE
American IronHorse Maintenance Program
D E TA I L E D M A I N T E N A N C E P RO C E D U R E S
Odometer Reading
Engine Oil
Oil Filter
Oil Screen
Rear Belt
Primary Chain
Primary Lubricant
Brake Pads and Disc
Brake Fluid Levels
Lights and Horn
Clutch Adjustment
Fuel Valve and Lines
Front Brake Lever
All Fasteners
Tire Pressure/Damage
Delrin Bushings
Throttle Operation
Electrical Switches
Ignition Timing
Spark Plugs
Transmission Lubricant
Engine Mounts
Rear Brake Caliper
Front Brake Caliper
Sealed Bearings
Front Fork Oil
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DESCRIPTION
American
IronHorse #
Alternative
Oil
Castrol ACT EVO V-Twin 20W50
X11000100
Drag Specialties 934217216
Oil Filter
EVO Style
Q51000100
Harley-Davidson 63796-77A
Spark Plugs
.040 NGK
H11000103
Drag Specialties DCPR7E
Battery
Powersource, Inc.
H61001203
Drag Specialties YTX 20HL-BS
Brake Pads 6 piston
Kevlar EBC
T77011303
Bikers Choice® 61-2490
Air Filters
S&S® 49 States
K41000500
Bikers Choice® 49-9242
Tire, Front
ME880 90/120-21 Metzeler
Drag Specialties
Tire, Rear
ME880 300/35VR-18 Metzeler
Drag Specialties
M E C H A N I C A L S P E C I F I C AT I O N S
ITEM
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ITEM
DESCRIPTION
American
IronHorse #
Alternative
Transmission Fluid
Super S 80W-90 GL5
X15000201
Drag Specialties MC4-8090
Brake Fluid
DOT 5 Bel-Ray®
X31000200
Drag Specialties MC-25
Coils
AIH Single Fire
H15000303
Gill Instruments 1317-10-010
Bulbs:
Headlight (Halogen)
H4 (55/60W)
G15000500
Drag Specialties DS-280009
Front Signal/Rear Signal
Rear Brake
LED Cluster
G45000806
G45002006
Primary Fluid
Castrol MTX
X21000201
Drag Specialties BA-6327
Hydraulic Clutch Fluid
DOT 5 Bel-Ray®
X31000200
Drag Specialties MC-25
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REPORTING OF SAFET Y DEFECTS/NOISE EMISSION WARRANT Y
American IronHorse warrants that the exhaust system, at the time of sale, meets all applicable U.S. EPA
Federal Noise Standards. This warranty extends to the first person who buys this exhaust system for purposes
other than resale and all subsequent buyers.
Motorcycle Exhaust System Noise Emission Control Information: This American IronHorse® exhaust system,
J15005106, meets EPA noise emission requirements of 80db (A) for the following motorcycles: SY, SC.
J15005206 for TX, SZ and J15005206 for TH, SJ. Installation of this exhaust system on motorcyclemodels not
specified may violate Federal law.
I M P O R TA N T N O T I C E S
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect that could cause a crash, injury or death, you should immediately
inform American IronHorse Motorcycle Company at (817) 665-2000, in addition to the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration (NHTSA). If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds
that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. NHTSA cannot
become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or American IronHorse, however. To contact
NHTSA, you may either call the Auto Safety Hot Line toll free at
1-800-424-9393 (or 366-0123 in Washington, D.C. area) or write to: NHTSA, U.S. Department of Transportation,
Washington, D.C. 20590. You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from the hot line.
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Warranty claims should be directed to:
AMERICAN IRONHORSE MOTORCYCLE COMPANY
4600 BLUE MOUND ROAD
FORT WORTH, TEXAS 76106
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TA M P E R I N G
Tampering with noise control systems is prohibited. Federal law prohibits the following acts or causing
thereof:
1. The removal or rendering inoperative by any person (other than for purposes of maintenance, repair or
replacement) of any device or element of design incorporated into any new vehicle for the purpose of
noise control prior to the motorcycle’s sale or delivery to the ultimate purchaser or after purchase.
2. The use of the vehicle after such device or element of design has been removed or rendered
inoperative by any person.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Among these acts presumed to constitute tampering are the acts listed below:
Removal of or puncturing the muffler, baffles, header pipes or any other component that conducts exhaust
gasses.
Removal or puncturing of any part of the intake system.
Lack of proper maintenance.
Replacing any moving part of the vehicle or parts of the exhaust or intake system with parts other than those
specified by the manufacturer.
WARNING: THIS PRODUCT SHOULD BE CHECKED FOR REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT IF THE MOTORCYCLE NOISE
HAS INCREASED SIGNIFICANTLY THROUGH USE. OTHERWISE, THE OWNER MAY BECOME SUBJECT TO
PENALTIES UNDER STATE AND LOCAL ORDINANCES.
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TA A M P E R I N G
I M P O R TA N T N O T I C E S
California Emission Control Warranty Statements
The California Air Resources Board and American IronHorse Motorcycle Company are pleased to explain the
emission control system warranty on your motorcycle. In California, new motor vehicles must be designed, built
and equipped to meet the state’s stringent anti-smog standards. American IronHorse must warrant the emission
control system on your motorcycle for the periods of time listed below provided there has been no abuse, neglect
or improper maintenance of your motorcycle.
Your emission control system may include parts such as the carburetor or fuel-injection system, the ignition
system, catalytic converter and engine computer. Also included may be hoses, belts, connectors and other
emission-related assemblies.
Where a warrantable condition exists, American IronHorse will repair your motorcycle at no cost to you
including diagnosis, parts and labor. (For CA models only new carbon air filters will be provided at no cost up to
30,000 km)
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EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM WARRANT Y
I M P O R TA N T N O T I C E S
Manufacturer’s Warranty Coverage
For five years or 18,641 miles (30,000 kilometers), whichever occurs first:
If an emission-related part on your motorcycle is defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by American
IronHorse Motorcycle Company. This is your emission control system DEFECTS WARRANTY.
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American IronHorse Motorcycle Company warrants that each new American IronHorse motorcycle
manufactured on or after January 1978, includes as standard equipment a headlight, taillight and stoplight, and is
street legal:
A. is designed, built and equipped so as to conform at the time of initial retail purchase with all applicable
regulations of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board;
and
B. is free from defects in material and workmanship which cause such motorcycle to fail to conform with
applicable regulations of the United States Environmental Protection Agency or the California Air Resources
Board for a period of use, depending on the engine displacement, of 12,000 kilometers (7456 miles), if the
motorcycle’s engine displacement is less than 170 cubic centimeters; of 18,000 kilometers (11,185 miles),
if the motorcycle’s engine displacement is equal to or greater than 170 cubic centimeters but less than 280
centimeters; or of 30,000 kilometers (18,641 miles), if the motorcycle’s engine displacement is 280 cubic
centimeters or greater; or five years from the date of initial retail delivery, whichever occurs first.
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LIMITED WARRANT Y ON EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
I M P O R TA N T N O T I C E S
I. COVERAGE
Warranty defects shall be remedied during customary business hours at any authorized American IronHorse
motorcycle dealer located within the United States of America in compliance with the Clean Air Act and applicable
regulations of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board. Any part
or parts replaced under this warranty shall become the property of American
IronHorse.
In the state of California only, emission-related warranted parts are specifically defined by the state’s
Emission Warranty Parts List. These warranted parts are: carburetor and internal parts; intake manifold; fuel
injection system; spark advance mechanism; crankcase breather; air cutoff valves; fuel tank cap for evaporative
emission controlled vehicles; pressure control valve; fuel/vapor separator; canister; igniters; breaker governors;
ignition coils; ignition wires; ignition points; condensers; spark plugs if failure occurs prior to the first scheduled
replacement; and hoses, clamps fittings and tubing used directly in these parts. Since emission related parts may
vary from model to model, certain models may not contain all of these parts and certain models may contain
functionally equivalent parts.
In the state of California only, Emission Control System emergency repairs, as provided for in the California
Administrative Code, may be performed by other than an authorized American IronHorse dealer. An emergency
situation occurs when an authorized American IronHorse dealer is not reasonably available, a part is not available
within 30 days or a repair is not completed within 30 days. Any replacement part can be used in an emergency
repair. American IronHorse will reimburse the owner for the expenses, including diagnosis, not to exceed American
IronHorse’s suggested retail price for all warranted parts replaced and labor charges based on American
IronHorse’s recommended time allowance for the warranty repair and the geographically appropriate hourly labor
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LIMITED WARRANT Y ON EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
rate. The owner may be required to keep receipts and failed parts in order to receive compensation.
II. LIMITATIONS
This Emission Control System warranty shall not cover any of the following:
A. Repair or replacement required as a result of:
1. Accident
2. Misuse
3. Lack of required maintenance
4. Repairs improperly performed or replacements improperly installed
5. Use of replacement parts or accessories not conforming to American IronHorse specifications,
which adversely effect performance
6. Use in competitive racing or related events
B. Inspections, replacement of parts and other services and adjustments required for
required maintenance.
C. Any motorcycle on which the odometer mileage has been changed so that actual mileage cannot
be readily determined.
III. LIMITED LIABILITY
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LIMITED WARRANT Y ON EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
A.
C.
I M P O R TA N T N O T I C E S
B.
The liability of American IronHorse under this Emission Control Systems Warranty is limited solely
to the remedying of defects in material or workmanship by an authorized American IronHorse
motorcycle dealer at its place of business during customary business hours. This warranty does
not cover inconvenience or loss of use of the motorcycle or transportation of the motorcycle to or
from the American IronHorse dealer. American IronHorse SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY
OTHER EXPENSES, LOSS OR DAMAGE, WHETHER DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
No express emission control systems warranty is given by American IronHorse except as
specifically set forth herein. Any emission control system warranty implied by law, including any
warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, is limited to the express emission
control systems warranty terms stated in this warranty. The foregoing statements of warranty are
exclusive and in lieu of all other remedies. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an
implied warranty lasts so the above limitations may not apply to you.
No dealer is authorized to modify this American IronHorse Limited Emission Control System
Warranty.
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IV. LEGAL RIGHTS
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you also may have other rights that vary from state
to state.
V.
THIS WARRANTY IS IN ADDITION TO THE AMERICAN IRONHORSE LIMITED MOTORCYCLE
WARRANTY.
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VI. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Any replacement part that is equivalent in performance and durability may be used in the performance of
any maintenance or repairs. American IronHorse, however, is not liable for these parts. The owner is
responsible for the performance of all required maintenance. Such maintenance may be performed at a
service establishment or by any individual. The warranty period begins on the date the motorcycle is
delivered to an ultimate purchaser.
LIMITED WARRANTY
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LIMITED WARRANT Y
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American IronHorse Motorcycle Company warrants to the initial purchaser and any subsequent authorized
transferees that American IronHorse will repair or replace, without charge, any parts found to be defective in
factory materials or workmanship under normal use under the following terms and conditions:
DURATION
This limited warranty is valid for a period of:
motorcycles manufactured with 111 cubic inch – 24 months/unlimited miles
motorcycles manufactured with 117 cubic inch – 12 months/unlimited miles
motorcycles manufactured with 124 cubic inch – six months/unlimited miles
2.
INITIAL QUALIFICATION
To qualify for the limited warranty, the purchaser (and the selling dealer if sold through an
authorized dealer) must complete the Warranty Registration documents and return it to American
IronHorse within five days after delivery.
I M P O R TA N T N O T I C E S
1.
3.
4.
TRANSFERENCE
Any unexpired portion of this limited warranty may be transferred to a purchaser of said motorcycle
upon the receipt of written authorization. Such request must be made in writing by registered mail
or facsimile transmission. Upon compliance with certain information and vehicle inspection
requirements, American IronHorse will transfer the remaining portion of the unexpired limited
warranty to the transferee.
EXCLUSIONS
The following circumstances constitute exclusions from the limited warranty:
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b.
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5.
Operation of the vehicle without performance of American IronHorse prescribed periodic
maintenance.
Abusive operation of the vehicle, “off-the-road” operation, racing or similar competitive use.
Alteration to the vehicle outside of original factory specifications or improper storage.
Removal or tampering with vehicle odometer.
Abusive use of vehicle by over-reving due to missed gear change.
LIMITATIONS
This limited warranty does not apply to:
a. Deterioration of paint, chrome, seats, trim or other parts and accessories due to normal wear
and tear.
b. Parts and labor for any normal recommended maintenance items including but not limited to the
following: battery maintenance, oil and oil filter change, spark plugs, lubrication, cleansing of fuel
system and adjustments to engine, brakes, clutch, belt and chains.
In order to obtain service under this limited warranty, return your vehicle at your expense to the selling
dealer. Should a location prove difficult due to relocation, touring or similar situations, contact American IronHorse
for the name of the nearest authorized provider of service under this limited warranty. Under no circumstance will
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LIMITED WARRANT Y
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American IronHorse accept responsibility for any expenses incurred by anyone other than the selling dealer or
other authorized service provider in carrying out warranty activities under this agreement. Such warranty activities
through the selling dealer and other authorized service providers must receive prior written approval from
American IronHorse. Such warranty activities will be provided by authorized providers during normal business
hours and scheduled by the provider consistent with existing workloads and parts availability.
THIS WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTY IS THE TOTAL WARRANTY PROVIDED BY AMERICAN IRONHORSE. NO OTHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE VALID.
AMERICAN IRONHORSE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES CLAIMED BY PURCHASER DUE TO LOSS OF
USE, COMMERCIAL LOSS OR ANY OTHER CLAIMS OF LOSS DUE TO NON-NORMAL FUNCTIONING OF SAID
MOTORCYCLE.
I M P O R TA N T N O T I C E S
IMPORTANT NOTICE
AMERICAN IRONHORSE DEALERS ARE INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED AND AS SUCH AMERICAN
IRONHORSE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY FOR ANY PARTS, LABOR, ALTERATIONS OR MODIFICATIONS
MADE TO SAID MOTORCYCLE.
See your authorized dealer for a copy of the American IronHorse Warranty.
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FIGURES
FIGURE 1
FIGURE 5
FIGURE 6.4
FIGURE 2
FIGURE 6.1
FIGURE 7
FIGURE 3
FIGURE 6.2
FIGURE 4
FIGURE 6.3
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FIGURE 8.1
FIGURE 11
FIGURE 13.2
FIGURE 8.2
FIGURE 12.1
FIGURE 14
FIGURE 9
FIGURE 12.2
FIGURE 10
FIGURE 13.1
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FIGURE 1
IGNITION SWITCH
Ignition Switch
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FIGURE 2
ALL MODELS
FIGURE 2
A Clutch
Lever
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B Hydraulic
Clutch
Reservoir
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FIGURE 3
ALL MODELS
Gear
Shifter
Lever
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FIGURE 4
A Positive
Post of Battery
B Negative Post
of Battery
ALL MODELS
C Engine Oil
Tank Cap
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FIGURE 5
ALL MODELS
A Rear Brake Lever
B Rear Brake
Master
Cylinder
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FIGURE 6.1
RIGHT-SIDE DRIVE
A Transmission Fill Port
B Trap Door
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FIGURES 6.2 AND 6.3
RIGHT-SIDE DRIVE
FIGURE 6.2
C Trap Door
A Fill Port
B Sight Plug
RIGHT-SIDE DRIVE
FIGURE 6.3
A Trap Door
B Drain Plug
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FIGURES 6.4
ALL MODELS
FIGURE 6.4
Hydraulic Clutch
Hose
Image of right-side drive
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FIGURE 7
DIGITAL INFORMATION CENTER
A Data Display
I Tachometer
B Left Turn
Indicator
G Right Turn
Indicator
G Low Oil
Pressure
Indicator
C Neutral Indicator
F High Beam
Indicator
D Mode Button
Image of digital information center
E Fuel Light
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FIGURES 8.1 AND 8.2
RIGHT HAND CONTROL AND SWITCHES
FIGURE 8.1
D ON/OFF Switch
A Engine Starter
Switch
B Right Turn
Signal
C Engine Throttle
Control Grip
RIGHT HAND GONTROL (UNDERSIDE)
FIGURE 8.2
A Throttle Return
Cable
B Throttle Cable
C Tension
Adjustment
Screw
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TEXAS CHOPPER
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A Engine Starter
Switch
D ON/OFF Switch
B Right Turn
Signal
C Engine Throttle
Control Grip
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FIGURE 9
LEFT HAND CONTROL AND SWITCHES
FIGURE 11
A Horn Switch
B Headlight
High/Low Beam
Switch
C Left Turn Signal
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FIGURE 10
KICKSTAND
Kickstand
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REAR/SIDE VIEW MIRROR
Rear/Side View
Mirror
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FIGURES 12.1 AND 12.2
ALL MODELS
FIGURE 12.1
B Front Brake Lever
A Master Cylinder
Fill Cap
ALL MODELS
FIGURE 12.2
A Rear Brake Lever
B Rear Brake
Master Cylinder
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FIGURES 13.1 AND 13.2
FRONT LEFT ROTOR AND CALIPER
FIGURE 13.1
A Left Front
Caliper
FRONT RIGHT ROTOR AND CALIPER
FIGURE 13.2
B Left Front Rotor
A Lower Leg
B Right Front
Caliper
Image of dual disc front-end brakes (left side)
C Right Front Rotor
Image of dual disc front-end brakes (right side)
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FIGURE 14
AIR RIDE
A Ignition Switch
B Toggle Switch
C Bleed Valve
Image of air ride controls
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MAINTENANCE RECORDS
500 MILE
(800 km)
MAINTENANCE
Date
500 MILE
(800 km)
MAINTENANCE
You are authorized to perform the
applicable maintenance and lubrication
services. These services are to be
performed at your regular rates and paid
for by me, the owner. I also authorize you
to road test this motorcycle for proper
operation.
Mileage
Owner’s Signature
VIN
Dealer (or other) Signature
OWNER RECORD
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Date ______________
Mileage_____________
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2000 MILE
(3200 km)
MAINTENANCE
Date
2000 MILE
(3200 km)
MAINTENANCE
You are authorized to perform the
applicable maintenance and lubrication
services. These services are to be
performed at your regular rates and paid
for by me, the owner. I also authorize you
to road test this motorcycle for proper
operation.
Mileage
Owner’s Signature
VIN
Dealer (or other) Signature
OWNER RECORD
Date ______________
Mileage_____________
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4000 MILE
(6400 km)
MAINTENANCE
Date
4000 MILE
(6400 km)
MAINTENANCE
You are authorized to perform the
applicable maintenance and lubrication
services. These services are to be
performed at your regular rates and paid
for by me, the owner. I also authorize you
to road test this motorcycle for proper
operation.
Mileage
Owner’s Signature
VIN
Dealer (or other) Signature
OWNER RECORD
106
Date ______________
Mileage_____________
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6000 MILE
(9600 km)
MAINTENANCE
Date
6000 MILE
(9600 km)
MAINTENANCE
You are authorized to perform the
applicable maintenance and lubrication
services. These services are to be
performed at your regular rates and paid
for by me, the owner. I also authorize you
to road test this motorcycle for proper
operation.
Mileage
Owner’s Signature
VIN
Dealer (or other) Signature
OWNER RECORD
Date ______________
Mileage_____________
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8000 MILE
(12,800 km)
MAINTENANCE
Date
8000 MILE
(12,800 km)
MAINTENANCE
You are authorized to perform the
applicable maintenance and lubrication
services. These services are to be
performed at your regular rates and paid
for by me, the owner. I also authorize you
to road test this motorcycle for proper
operation.
Mileage
Owner’s Signature
VIN
Dealer (or other) Signature
OWNER RECORD
108
Date ______________
Mileage_____________