VIDEO & BLOG-So, there are some tutorial videos out there on how to replace the front or rear brake pads on your Harley Davidson motorcycle. Many of the videos are lacking in certain areas or lacking quality. We wanted to make an even better free high definition tutorial video. Of course we did it Law Abiding Biker Podcast & Media style and did an extremely thorough step-by-step video. Money could not buy you a more detailed video on replacing and inspecting your brake pads on your Harley. We enjoy giving back to the law abiding bikers/motorcyclists that are so supportive of this platform.
For this video we used Lurch’s 2008 Harley Street Glide and did the rear brake pads. The fronts are basically the same except they are dual front rotors. We used Harley brake kit #41852-08B. This kit also comes with a tube of brake paste. We show you where and how to apply that to the back of the brake pad plates. This is where the caliper pistons hit the plates and it helps to eliminate squeaking and noises.
You can save yourself a ton of money by not taking your Harley Davidson motorcycle to the dealership just to have your brake pads replaced. Imagine how much money you can save over the life of all the Harley’s you own by changing your own brake pads? It doesn’t matter which model of Harley you have, because after watching this tutorial video you will be able to do this project yourself on your own motorcycle! In fact, after watching this video you will [Continue reading]