Club Chopper Forums ychrome  

Go Back   Club Chopper Forums > CHOPPER SHOP/TECH AREA > Shop Talk

Welcome to Club Chopper!  The World's largest and coolest place to be on the net if you dig the following!

  •  » Custom Bikes
  •  » Killer Paint
  •  » Old School Craftsmanship
  •  » Building and Wrenching
  •  » Hot Babes
  •  » Chopper Build Logs

...then you have come to the right place!

YES! I want to register an account for free right now!  p.s.: For registered members this ad will NOT show

Chopper Tech
Tech Article
Tech Article
Tech Article
Tech Article
Tech Article
Main Menu
Module Jump:
Club Chop Gallery

Club Chopper Gallery

Submit Your Photos!

Active Threads
evo lifter noise
Last Post: pushrod243
Posted On: Yesterday
Replies: 6
Views: 335
84 fxrt upgrade help
Last Post: pushrod243
Posted On: Yesterday
Replies: 3
Views: 117
WCC Craigslist & Ebay etc. finds...
Last Post: Solex
Posted On: 10-13-2017
Replies: 400
Views: 43,594
85 fxst stiff clutch ez pull questions
Last Post: rubbersdown
Posted On: 10-11-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 120
"Not the Normal" builds, from WCC
Last Post: Spade115
Posted On: 10-11-2017
Replies: 19,267
Views: 4,917,028
More...
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 10-11-2017, 04:01 PM
Club Chopper Member
Visit my Photo Gallery
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: tucson, az
Posts: 250
Not Ranked     
84 fxrt upgrade help

Hey there guys, haven't been on here in a long time as I haven't owned a Harley in forever. I recently picked up an 84 fxrt for a steal and want to do a few things to it and need some help. First off I want to ditch the oil bath chain (already have a replacement rear wheel) and replace the primary for a sealed primary and go with a spline shaft trans. Will any 90s/early 2000s primary,clutch/trans fit to the frame and first year 80" evo or what exactly should I be looking for? I know the 90s fxr stuff will fit but that stuff is getting quite expensive with people asking $500 just for inner primaries. Having a hard time finding a strait answer as to what all will fit so any help is appreciated. Thanks guys.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 10-11-2017, 06:47 PM
Captain America's Avatar
Club Chopper Member
Visit my Photo Gallery
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Reading, PA
Bike Year, Make, Engine: 88" ACM Rigid Bobber
Posts: 3,817
Not Ranked     
John from Scooters can give you the straight dope but I believe you'll need a '91-'99 primary(I think FLH or FXR), trans(FXR), starter, and I believe an oil tank...this is just off the top of my head but I assure you John will have an exact answer.
__________________
Only a biker knows why a dog sticks it's head out of a car window
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 10-12-2017, 09:20 AM
Club Chopper Member
Visit my Photo Gallery
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: tucson, az
Posts: 250
Not Ranked     
awesome, thanks for the tip
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Yesterday, 06:39 PM
pushrod243's Avatar
Club Chopper Sponsor
Visit my Photo Gallery
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Central Florida, FL
Bike Year, Make, Engine: Custom
Posts: 13,526
Blog Entries: 333
Send a message via Yahoo to pushrod243
Not Ranked     
90The 84-88 FXR's used a different primary than the 89-93 or 94-98 but the 89-93 stuff will fit especially if you are upgrading the tranny. Primo makesa kit with an open belt drive for the FX Shovels. I dont see anything they offer for a rubber mount engine. You can use a FLT inner if you are running forward controls. Thats what I did on my hotrod FXR. The inner I found had the boss fo the shift linkage which I removed before I powder coated it. I have forwards on my FXR. If you are running mids you will need an inner with a hole for the shift linkage. You can upgrade the tranny to a splined shaft by just changing the mainshaft. It was a popular mod in the 90's. The rest of the parts in the tranny will work with the newer mainshaft.

In my opinion good used HD parts are better options than aftermarket for the cast primaries. The easiest way to tell the primaries apart are the size of the stater jackshaft busing in the outer is smaller on the 94-99 primaries. Rough estimate 1/2-5/8" verses 7/8-1" on the older primaries. The inner can be identied as FXR or FLH by seeing where the shifter bushings are. There wil be a casting number in the stock primary. It will help you be sure its a HD part and if it has a -90-93 after the first 5 digits its the earlier one. If it has -94 or newer its the newer design,

If you are having trouble finding an earlier inner primary you could use the 94-up stuff but everything including the starter, jackshaft inner and outer primary has to be from the same era. PM me if its gets confusing I will help you get the right parts the first time.
__________________
John
Scooters Performance
31615 Long Acre Dr
Suite 104
Sorrento, FL 32776
www.scootersperformance.com
(four0seven)330-2056

Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:42 AM.


vBulletin skins developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0

CC Policy

The representations expressed are the representations and opinions of the clubchopper.com forum members and do not necessarily reflect the opinions and viewpoints of the site owners or moderators. clubchopper.com forum members agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyrighted material is owned by you or have been given the expressed written consent to post. Although we do not and cannot review the messages posted and are not responsible for the content of any of these messages, we reserve the right to delete any message for any reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s). For full policy, please click the "CC policy" link. Thank you for visiting the clubchopper.com
Links monetized by VigLink