You can bet that there is one happy man in Sweden… S&S Cycle Inc. announced today that they are transferring ownership of the Flathead Power® brand back to Anders Nygren, the original founder of the Flathead Power company in Sweden free of charge. “We decided to discontinue using Flathead Power as a brand for our […]
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Zipper’s Premium Air Cleaner Kits for Twin Cam® Engines Here’s a nice power increase that’s easy to install! These USA-Made Premium Air Cleaner Kits feature internal-breather backing plates CNC-machined from solid billet for strength, performance and beauty. The included cleanable/oil-able, pleated gauze element is available in standard 2-1/4″ width or Zipper’s 5/8″ wider MaxFlow unit […]
Keihin FCR Carburetors are acknowledged as some of the leading carburetors in 4-stroke motorcycle road racing. Sudco International offers Keihin FCR 39mm and 41mm Performance Carburetor Kits for Ducati’s popular 1992 to 2002 air-cooled L-twin Desmodromic valve engines found in the 750/900 Super Sport and 900 Monster models. The Kits include a pair of Keihin […]
S&S Cycle tells about what makes the new TC3 oil pumps for 1999-present Harley-Davidson® big twin engines special. Why you should replace your failed stock oil pump with an S&S TC3 oil pump instead of another one just like the one that failed?
After Daytona Bike week where was shot this video, S&S® Cycle is now in Scottsdale for Arizona Bike week (March 25-28) where the company will exhibit its 143″ machine and provide free installation for any S&S Power Tune Performance Exhaust and custom tips for Harley-Davidson Dyna® and Softail® models.
You know that the carburetor controls the ratio of the fuel/air mixture entering the engine and that the float controls the amount of fuel that enters the float chamber, restricting or cutting off the supply by its settings. Sooner or later you may need to do a jet change while tuning your carb or having […]
For The 1st Time Sturgis To Open City Park To Vendors During The 75th Rally. Sturgis city officials have announced there will be vendors and motorcycle shows and exhibitions in the Sturgis City Park during this year’s rally. It will include motorcycle stunt shows, freestyle motocross, motorcycle shows, family friendly music concerts, etc. The Sturgis […]
S&S Cycle Inc. welcomes a new company President, Paul Langley. Paul’s sterling qualifications include a wealth of leadership experience in the power sports industry, having held executive positions with industry mainstays, Dynojet, SuperTrapp, and Vance & Hines. He comes to S&S directly from the Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG), where he served as the Vice President […]
The new T143 S&S Cycle engine cradled in a stock bagger frame with the addition of only high performance very special parts. The Dragon is 90 lbs lighter that the Harley stock configuration and is getting ready for the drag strip.
Every detail counts. Drag Specialties is introducing these Spark Plug/Headbolt covers. These die-cast aluminum covers take away the need to buy individual headbolt and spark plug covers by fitting over the entire headbolt and spark plug base, accenting the head area for a truly custom look. Sold as a kit to complete two heads. These […]
Difficult to beat these High velocity air cleaners to maximize the required air flow for your engine to breath deeply and be performant. The almost fully exposed K&N filter means business, becomes a major design element and is encased in a billet aluminum housing. The low profile TRUFLO air cleaners are designed to stay close […]
Motortechnic Manufacturing USA. Restoring Engines And Transmissions For Harley Knuckleheads, Panheads And Flatheads UL.Published by Cyril Huze January 25th, 2015 in Builders, Editorial and Engines.
A great source for all those looking for a brilliant engine builder able to turn old Harley engines and trannies into perfectly running masterpieces. A jeweler of Knuckles, Pans and Big Flats Flathead UL), Dan Carr is entrusted by the best and most demanding builders and individuals who want their classic motorcycles to run and […]
The CV Performance Harley Fuel Inlet Elbow does two important jobs – it increases fuel flow by up to 40% when using a 5/16″ fuel line and it improves the fuel flow system integrity by replacing the stock plastic inlet with a solid brass unit. It replaces the two-piece plastic item that come stock on […]
The Elio. One door, 2 seats, 3 wheels, 84 mpg, made in the USA with a $6800 price tag. And now, Elio founder and CEO Paul Elio is about to announce on February 6, 2015 what he believes is the first start-up vehicle manufacturer to develop its own internal combustion engine since Nash Motors in […]
The Harley Shovelhead remain a mainstay for custom builders. Belt Drives LTD offers a belt drive conversion providing extended life, strength, smooth operation and reliability to these classic drivelines. It’s a complete “Shovel Shorty” Electric Start drive kit for 1970-1978 machines with ratchet top transmissions only. The conversion requires the use of a 1989-2006 style […]
Ordinary is not his style. British engineer Allen Millyard use factory engine parts to build engines that no other engineers have ever thought of building. Or he creates almost from scratch new motors with very unique configurations, creating in a small garage workshop wooden patterns to cast aluminum crankcases, patiently building by hand connecting rods […]
The carburetor is probably the most misunderstood mechanical part on a motorcycle. This article was written by John Glimmerveen and explains the internal workings of the carburetor to set the correct ratio of fuel and air for optimum engine performance. All engines require a proper mixture of air and fuel for combustion. The carburetor controls […]
Although this 107” engine kit from Zipper’s Performance has the same configuration as the one I have previously published, this one however uses the full length D&D Fat Cat pipes, where the previous graph used the D&D Stubby pipes (The Stubby is still required when custom bags do not allow the use of full length […]
The new Screamin’ Eagle® Burst Collection Performance Air Cleaner Kit (P/N 29400178, $374.95) from Harley-Davidson® is for 2008-later Harley-Davidson® Softail® and Dyna® model motorcycles. Styled to complement the other accessory elements of the Burst Collection, this low-profile air cleaner features a tuxedo black surround that has been expertly machined to expose the satin aluminum finish […]
Lowbrow Customs is introducing a line of heavy-duty motorcycle engine stands that will please the professional shop or home-builder alike. The 3/16″ thick steel construction ensures a stable work platform and holds up to the rigorous demands of a working shop. An engraved aluminum machine tag on each stand and durable black powder coat finish […]
A new versatile design for this new JET air cleaner from Performance Machine that you can mount horizontally or vertically. Small and low design to not interfere with your leg/knee. It features an internal crankcase venting system and a reusable air filter. CNC machined out of aluminum. Available for Big Twin Carb (1993-2006), Big Twin […]
These breather bolts feature a good looking radius design with 5-ply sintered stainless steel mesh, providing the proper breathability for your motor while keeping a slim profile and a completely custom look. An internally broached allen allows for a quick and hidden installation method, with the stainless breather element and “circlip” finishing the job. A […]
Exhaust selection is critical for optimal performance. Open drag pipes work reasonably well for peak horsepower numbers on some engines but limit low speed performance on the street and can be nearly impossible to carburet. S&S Cycle has not had good results with baffled drag pipes due to the increase of exhaust gas restriction (back […]