Sportster 1200 rear brake linkage problems

Discussion in 'Other Service and Maintenance' started by Major Mark, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. Major Mark

    Major Mark Member

    Hello HD Bikers,

    I put my custom 1200 baby on the gravel last weekend, and broke off the banjo nut in the front end of the rear brake push rod. This rod, which lies inboard of the exhasut pipes, links the pedal ( front right ) to the brake actuator and brake light just in front of the rear wheel.
    The banjo nut shaft broke off / sheared off between the pedal and the nut head which sits in the ring at the front end of the rod GREAT - now, how do I get the remnant head piece out of the rod? And of course, how do I go about emplacing the new one? Problem one is that with the Screamin' Eagle pipes I have, taking off the entire rod to work on it is impossible without taking off the pipes, which you'll understand I am reluctant to do....any help appreciated, really! Thanks and keep those wheels rollin'
  2. speedyron

    speedyron Active Member

    Reverse twist drill and easy out