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2006 Sportster Tires & Wheels

HARLEY DAVIDSON SERVICE MANUALS 

FULL ACCESS SERVICE MANUALS BELOW

 

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Sportster Models

Touring Models

Dyna Models



2006 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883, 2006 Harley-Davidson XL 883L Sportster 883 Low, 2006 Harley, Davidson XL 883C Sportster 883C Custom , 2006 Harley-Davidson XL 883R Sportster 883R, 2006 Harley-Davidson XL 1200C Sportster 1200 Custom, 2006 Harley-Davidson XL 1200R Sportster 1200 Roadster, 2006 Harley-Davidson XL 1200L Sportster 1200 Low.

This service manual covers all the following Sportster Models: XL883, XL1200, XL883L, XL883C, XL883R, XL1200, XL1200L, XL1200C, XL1200R Including Domestic and International Models.

TIRES AND WHEELS 1.11

TIRES

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Match tires, tubes, air valves and caps to the correct

wheel rim. Contact a Harley-Davidson dealer. Mismatching

can result in damage to the tire bead, allow tire slippage

on the rim or cause tire failure, which could result

in death or serious injury. (00023a)

adversely affect motorcycle handling.

In addition, using tires other than those specified may

be used on all Harley-Davidson laced (wire spoked)

wheels. Protective rubber rim strips must be used with

tubeless tires (fitted with correct size inner tubes) when

mounted on laced (wire spoked) wheels.

Tubeless tires fitted with the correct size inner tubes may

tires must not be used on laced (wire spoked) wheels.

Inner tubes must not be used in radial tires and radial

disc wheels.

Tubeless tires are used on all Harley-Davidson cast and

sizes are printed on the tube.

Check tire pressure and tread as follows:

1. Inspect each tire for punctures, cuts, and breaks.

2. Inspect each tire for wear. Replace tires when the tread

wear indicator bars become visible. See TIRE WEAR

INDICATORS which follows.

Tire sizes are molded on the tire sidewall. Inner tube

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WARNING

Do not inflate tire beyond maximum pressure as specified

on sidewall. Over inflated tires can blow out, which

could result in death or serious injury. (00027a)

3. Check for proper front and rear tire pressures when tires

are cold. Compare results against Table 1-8.

TIRE WEAR INDICATORS

See Figure 1-41. Tread wear indicator bars appear on tire

tread surfaces when 1/32 inch (0.8 mm) or less tire tread

remains. Arrows on tire sidewalls pinpoint location of wear

bar indicators. Always remove tires from service when the

tread wear indicator bars become visible, indicating 1/32 inch

(0.8 mm) tread pattern depth remaining.

New tires are needed if any of the following conditions exist.

surfaces.

Tread wear indicator bars become visible on the tread

snags or deep cuts.

Tire cords or fabric become visible through cracked sidewalls,

A bump, bulge or split in the tire is found.

repaired.

Puncture, cut or other damage to the tire that cannot be

Table 1-8. Tire Pressures

 

 

 

 

Service wheel bearings:

Inspect any time the wheels are removed.

 

they are in the wheel. Rotate the inner bearing race and

check for abnormal noise. Make sure bearing rotates

smoothly.

Inspect the play of the wheel bearings by finger while

 

corrosion. Excessive play or roughness indicates worn

bearings. Replace bearings in sets only. See SEALED

WHEEL BEARINGS.

Check wheel bearings and axle spacers for wear and

Inspect vehicles with wheel spokes as follows:

1. Raise motorcycle wheel off the ground.

CAUTION

If nipples require more than one full turn to tighten

spoke, remove tire to check that spoke is not protruding

far enough through rim to damage tube.

2. Lightly tap each spoke with a spoke wrench. Loose

spokes will sound dull and must be tightened. Tighten

spokes to 40-50

in-lbs

(4.5-5.6 Nm). If more than a few

spokes are loose, true the entire wheel following procedure

under 2.8 TRUING LACED WHEELS.

 

WHEEL SPOKES

 

 

Disassembly

If necessary, remove tire. See 2.10 TIRES.

Cast Front Wheel

NOTE

Label all components as they are removed so they may be

returned to their original locations.

1. See Figure 2-6. Remove bearing spacers (10, 12) from

right and left sides of wheel.

2. If necessary, remove five screws (1) and left side brake

disc (14).

3. If necessary, remove five screws and right side brake

disc (15) (XL 883R and XL 1200R only) or hub plate (9)

(all models except XL 883R and XL 1200R).

4. If necessary, remove roller bearings (5) and hub spacer

(11). See SEALED WHEEL BEARINGS later in this section

for removal procedure.

Laced Front Wheel 

 

Assembly

Cast Front Wheel

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11WWAARRNNININGG

Be sure that brake fluid or other lubricants do not contact

brake pads or discs. Such contact can adversely

affect braking ability, which could cause loss of control,

resulting in death or serious injury. (00290a)

1. See Figure 2-6. Install hub spacer (11) and wheel bearings

(5) if removed. See SEALED WHEEL BEARINGS,

later in this section for installation procedure.

2. If necessary, install brake disc(s) as follows:

a. Apply two drops of LOCTITE THREADLOCKER 243

(blue) to five screws (1). Install right side brake disc

(15) (XL 883R and XL 1200R only) or hub plate (9)

(all models except XL 883R and XL 1200R). Secure

with screws and tighten to 16-24 ft-lbs (21.7-32.6

Nm).