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Old 11-07-2012, 03:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Final drive belt life?

How many miles does the belt last for, with proper maintenance?
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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stock one has lasted 96,000 miles so far on my 02 FXD.Stock engine except for stage 1 though.
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I wish every part on a Harley was as reliable as that final drive belt! I've never had a failure, one was still going at 88,000 miles when i sold it.
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Sold my 06 Standard at 98,732 miles with the original belt.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:47 AM   #5 (permalink)
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jammer45u is reading this now saying WTF is this?
I lost one early, around 30,000 miles I think. It had a couple of stone holes, broke right thru the middle of one of those holes.

I replaced another at about 80,000 because I had the inner primary off for another problem and it was looking worn.

My dealer told two years ago I should replace one on another bike because it had about 30,000 miles on it. I was headed on a long trip to some pretty desolate territory so considered it, but passed. It has another 25,000 on it now.
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2002 Road King with 165,000 miles. Belt still going strong. No maintenance other than an occasional tension adjustment.
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