Harley-Davidson FXRS-SP Low Rider Sport Review — MotorcycleSurvey.com

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1987 Harley-Davidson FXRS-SP Low Sport from United of America

Expelled a spark

The clutch pressure diaphragm itself up.

General Comments:

A is purchased for looks, not handling or That the bike looks even after 18 years of use is something.

All Harleys — this one — come the factory with poor gaskets, under the assumption the owner will replace the the air filter and perform other hence the rumor that all leak oil. Yes, will all leak until the are replaced. This is almost the cause for the leak about the case.

The derby cover in this year range has three points — far too few to hold oil pressure. Models made in the have been issued five-point mounting holes.

The shock began leaking oil for some weeks prior to entirely through, while on the on a long ride. As with all the stock shocks should be with decent ones at 10,000 miles, if not before. was a hard lesson to learn.

and bolts: after 25 years of Japanese bikes I imagined I had gotten good with bolts by feel. But SAE has a courser than metric resulting in a far pressure per turn. I snapped bolts off of the bike before in a torque wrench.

This effect is probably stripped the spark plug resulting in the engine blowing the right out of the head.

I probably did not the clutch properly when maintenance behind the derby resulting in the pressure diaphragm itself.

The bike is otherwise for what it can do. I imagine that at miles the engine is only in its age. Most components to be very solid and capable of punishment. All of my bikes have over 100,000 miles. I synthetic oil and add-on oil coolers.

Changing the oil religiously every miles will enable a 650cc engine to go around the

Maintenance is a chore. Because of the oil design, some dirty oil in the tank surrounding the drain which projects into the about 3/4 of an inch. Typically, I use a with aquarium tubing to out the rest before packing in towels through the fill to scour out the sediment.

This has the oil filter mounted under the in the worst place to access — succeeding models theirs mounted logically up where the filter can also act as an oil

Harley-Davidson FXRS 1340 Low Rider
Harley-Davidson FXRS 1340 Low Rider

Succeeding models also had placed fork oil fill placed on the fork caps so that you don’t have to the fork caps and the fork to replace the oil. The fork from the later models fit one and so I had a shop replace the caps the newer ones. Now, no no fuss.

This model has front disk brakes and the stock lines with steel improved braking I did not replace the lines for looks.

bike originally came cushy 15 inch shocks. the bike even an inch in a rougher ride. I experimentally the bike a full 2 inches and the felt like a hardtail

The bike likes long and is very heavy in turns. Its is nothing special, but with cams installed, its top speed up to Canadian capabilities, easily 85mph with a sense of a lot available, and with a sure of stability.

This engine is and the handlebars are rubber-mounted as well, in good isolation from

The gas tank holds 3.5 gallons, Fortunately, it has a reliable gas gauge. on the freeway approaches 50mpg a 32mpg average on the city

Would you buy another motorcycle this manufacturer? Don’t

Review Date: 7th December,

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