Removing Primary Cover

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by jldietz, Aug 25, 2009.

  1. jldietz

    jldietz New Member

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    I am attempting to remove the primary cover to access the chain; however, after removing all of the bolts, I cannot remove the primary cover. Any suggestions?
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Remove the primary chain inspection cover too :s

    You'll see why when you take the bolts out..
     
  3. shark59er

    shark59er Member

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    Take the inspection and derby cover off.
     
  4. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome to the Forum. Lots of good info here on the Self-Help pages and in the heads of your fellow members.

    Make sure "all" is ALL. If you take off the derby cover and the inspection cover if you have one, you can stick your fingers in there and have a bit more purchase to yank on the primary cover with. But if not, grab a rubber mallet and give the cover a gentle smack or two. Should pop away from the inner primary.

    TQ
     
  5. Dr. Dolittle

    Dr. Dolittle Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Ouch - are you suggesting that he strike his beloved Harley?!? :p
     
  6. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    Dr. D...rubber mallet = good, sledge hammer = bad, tough love 'round here! :D
     
  7. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Just a wee love tap front and back!!

    TQ
     
  8. Dr. Dolittle

    Dr. Dolittle Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    So much to learn.....so little time!