Technical Articles

Technical articles from Ozbike

Airbrushing Made Easy: Part One

STUART VIMPANI from Ultimate Airbrush runs an airbrushing school on the Gold Coast, and when he invited me to do…

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And this is how the Australian Government’s budget works

IT’S a slow day in a dusty little Australian town. The sun is beating down and the streets are deserted.…

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Harley-Davidson Timed Breathing Explained

HARLEY engines (excluding early engines with total loss oil systems) manufactured up until 1999 used some form of timed breathing…

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Serious Race Cams for the 45 ci Side-Valve WLA

WHEN IT comes to high performance mods, no other brand has access to as many high performance replacement cams as…

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Oz Trike Chopper 2 Muscle

IT IS always an adventure taking an Oz Trike for a test ride. There is plenty of visual drama going…

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Harley-Davidson Handlebar Replacement Parts by Colony

LOOKING THROUGH the inventory at Redgrave Motorcycles we found a massive range of handlebars and handlebar related parts made by…

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Vance & Hines Fuelpak FP3 fuel management for all new Harley-Davidson models

BUY a new Harley and, at the very least, you have to change the air-filter and exhaust to make it…

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Harley Carburetor Overhaul Kits

JAMES GASKETS manufacture all the gaskets and seals required to service the Linkert, Bendix and Keihin carburetors fitted as original…

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Richardson’s Harley-Davidson

BELIEVE it—the biggest Harley dealer in Australia is on the island of Tasmania. Ozbike was there recently and we had…

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Jim’s Twin Cam Crankcase Upgrade

FOR SOME unknown reason, at the end of 2002, Harley-Davidson dropped the bullet-proof Timken left-hand main bearing assembly which they…

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Trade Profile Tune ’n’ Choppers

IT ALL STARTED with trail bikes back in the late 70’s. After riding bikes for many years, I developed a…

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Tech Article: Cutting a Harley Rear Drive Belt

NOT LONG ago my Softail spat a belt. Now ordinarily that’s a big enough nuisance by itself, not to mention…

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