Go Back   Harley Davidson Forums > Harley Davidson Motorcycles > Touring Models
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


Touring Models Road King, Road King Custom, Road King Classic, Road Glide, Street Glide, Electra Glide, Electra Glide Classic, and Electra Glide Ultra Classic bikes.
Sponsored by: Fuel Moto USA

Reply
 
 
 
P
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 06-19-2008, 05:40 PM
OregonRoadKing's Avatar
OregonRoadKing OregonRoadKing is offline
Senior Rider
Join Date: May 2007
Location:
Posts: 499
Default Adjust Gear Shift Lever

The gear shift lever is now too tight for me to fit my foot under it. The dealer just serviced the bike. It looks easy so I'd just as soon do it myself. I just need to adjust it to give a little more room for my foot to fit under the gear shift lever. It must have been a little guy who did it or someone who uses the heel shifter to shift up. Is there any secret to it that I should know before I take a wrench to it? By the way, it is an '08 Ultra, though I doubt that makes a difference.
Thanks
__________________
2010 Ultra Limited
2008 Ultra Classic - Sold (tempted by the Limited)
2-into-1 V&H, SE A/C, SERT
2001 Road King Classic - Sold
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-19-2008, 05:50 PM
Jinks Jinks is offline
Outstanding HDF Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Daytona, Fla.
Posts: 2,241
Default RE: Adjust Gear Shift Lever

No secret, just unbolt move one or two notches &amp\\; bolt it back on.
__________________
Jinks ( '07 FLTR)
#64
Remember, "No good deed goes unpunished"
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-19-2008, 06:14 PM
sifularson's Avatar
sifularson sifularson is offline
Elite HDF Member
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Longview, Washington
Posts: 3,623
Default RE: Adjust Gear Shift Lever

Adjust the rod length rather than removing the lever. Take a look it's a simple job.

Don't worry . . . you won't screw anything up.
__________________
Steve "Sifu" Larson

2011 Road Glide Ultra 103
2004 XL883 --> 2007 FLTR --> 2011 FLTRU
Wild 1 12" Outlawz
V&H duals and Monster Rounds
VIDEO OF MY BIKE
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-19-2008, 09:38 PM
OregonRoadKing's Avatar
OregonRoadKing OregonRoadKing is offline
Senior Rider
Join Date: May 2007
Location:
Posts: 499
Default RE: Adjust Gear Shift Lever

As it turns out, it was adjusted as I thought it was, but they just readjusted it at the shop. So, it was no real problem. The Service Manager acted irritated at the mechanic, but I told him it was no big deal. The mechanic that worked on it told me about stuff he had adjusted and he just wasn't quite sure where I wanted it. good guys and they've always treated me good.
__________________
2010 Ultra Limited
2008 Ultra Classic - Sold (tempted by the Limited)
2-into-1 V&H, SE A/C, SERT
2001 Road King Classic - Sold
Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2008, 09:38 PM
 
 
 
P
Reply


Tags
adjust, adjustment, davidson, electra, gear, glide, harley, king, lever, road, rod, shift, shifter, shifting, sportster


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Join HDForums

Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Sponsors

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:19 AM.


Internet Brands, Inc.