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Forum: Road Trips
06-14-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By CanadianRocky

A good idea is to intentionally drive a screw...

A good idea is to intentionally drive a screw into a tire at home just before you install A new one.... the tire is junk anyway.... and then fix it with a plug, and try different pumps & compressors...
06-12-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,651
Posted By JVS

Those are the same symptoms I had. Sounded like...

Those are the same symptoms I had. Sounded like there were a bunch of washers in rocker box covers.
Got pretty bad when the bike hot and my 2-1 exhaust it pretty quiet. Drove me nuts. I was a...
06-12-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,651
Posted By crusader1xxx

Did the same thing, installed the rock outs on my...

Did the same thing, installed the rock outs on my wife’s Switchback and it made a huge difference in getting rid of that ticking noise coming from the rocker boxes....
06-12-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,651
Posted By JVS

I installed Rockouts last weekend. Made a huge...

I installed Rockouts last weekend. Made a huge difference. Now the top end sounds like it supposed to. Install was a piece of cake. I am running RedLine
20w-60.
As a bonus I got to see how crappy...
06-10-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,052
Posted By djl

Going into the cam chest so get the hardware...

Going into the cam chest so get the hardware necessary to replace the OEM chain tensioners with a set of CYCO tensioners, change inner and outer cam bearings (inners to full compliment B148s), new...
06-09-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,768
Posted By 1340hog

We all want to eliminate the tick,tick,tick, and...

We all want to eliminate the tick,tick,tick, and minimize the Harley clunk, yes we are all guilty of it. There are two things that are for sure . You want to eliminate the tick, install rockouts ....
06-05-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By joe40x

https://www.rockout.biz...

https://www.rockout.biz (https://www.rockout.biz/)

He'll be along shortly to help you out!
06-04-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,176
Posted By CookUltraClassic

Thanks for for the input. Tires were last thing...

Thanks for for the input. Tires were last thing on a long overhaul list that got a late start this year.

Developed an exhaust leak on the rear cylinder header, common to the Rinehart True Duals....
05-26-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,847
Posted By nevadarider

Good for you and your bike! Who knows, maybe the...

Good for you and your bike! Who knows, maybe the threads in the plug holes in my bike were just ready to fail and that was the last straw. I bought the bike used a few years ago and haven't had any...
05-22-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By ZEROPILOT

103 Engine noises update

When I bought my Switchback. I joined this forum with questions.
They were all answered by the great folks here.
My initial issue was and is mechanical engine noise from my 103 twin cam engine.
To...
05-21-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Matt 337

I just ordered the rockouts and will put them in...

I just ordered the rockouts and will put them in if I end up going into the head.

Tonight I'm going to put in my stock lifters and I should be able to take it for a ride tomorrow and see if...
05-13-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By memphisharley

thanks john..I failed to mention I already have...

thanks john..I failed to mention I already have the rock outs installed.
05-10-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By CookUltraClassic

Bike is finished. Wanted to take a minute and...

Bike is finished. Wanted to take a minute and give a tip ĎO the hat to Rockouts. I wasnít expecting them to quiet the top end noise down we much as they did.
I highly recommend them
05-10-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,044
Posted By CookUltraClassic

With the dyno tune, I couldnít afford cams right...

With the dyno tune, I couldnít afford cams right now. You can bet your ass Iíll have them next summer though.

Fired roght up! At first I was convinced something wasnít right, but it takes a bit...
05-06-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By ratpick

I was gonna suggest oil as well; I've heard the...

I was gonna suggest oil as well; I've heard the difference it can make first hand, though didn't go to conventional oil and had good luck with Amsoil 20w50. Running Johnson Hylift lifters...
05-05-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By Ironbyrd81

i have those already

i have those already
05-05-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By seniorsuperglideE8

There is a sponsor on here that has researched...

There is a sponsor on here that has researched this in great detail. what he discovered was the rocker arm shaft is moving in the head when the rocker arms are in motion and clack against the shaft...
05-04-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By CookUltraClassic

Thatís what I was thinking as well. Iím stuck...

Thatís what I was thinking as well. Iím stuck until I get an answer to this. If anybody can weigh in with a solution that would be great. Iím ready to continue putting the bike together.

Btw, I...
05-04-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By 70copperz

I installed the Rockouts and new lifters in my...

I installed the Rockouts and new lifters in my 110. That quieted it down just enough so that I can hear the other ticks! Iím going to proceed to ride the hell out of it.
04-29-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Screamin beagle

The bigger holes just allow any oil laying in the...

The bigger holes just allow any oil laying in the top end to get back down easier and minimizes the chance of the oil blowing out the breather. If you have top end noise caused by the rocker shafts...
04-29-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By dawg

I have rockouts and Iíve drilled the oil return...

I have rockouts and Iíve drilled the oil return holes out. I also run breather hoses to ground so no oil goes back in throttle body. If it were me, Iíd do both while you have it open.
04-28-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,072
Posted By multihdrdr

If there was "no change" ... then they never had...

If there was "no change" ... then they never had that particular source of noise in the first place
04-23-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,402
Posted By hbsoldier3

I was gonna mention your user name as my source...

I was gonna mention your user name as my source for my post, but could not remember it completely, thanx.
04-14-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By skinman13

I recently purchased Rockouts and they are...

I recently purchased Rockouts and they are sitting on my to-do list for the next time I have the tank off. I don't think I am hearing rockers, though. I am thinking I am going to need to go with...
04-08-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,867
Posted By Prof Rene

I installed the rockout rocker shaft inserts...

I installed the rockout rocker shaft inserts (https://www.rockout.biz/) on my bike and I did not take the fuel tank off, because I did not want to spill fuel. What I did was remove the seat and then...
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