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Electric Start, Primary Belt Drive Conversion Kit For Harley Davidson Panhead And Knucklehead!!
 
Electric Start, Primary Belt Drive Conversion Kit For Harley Davidson Panhead And Knucklehead!!
     
     
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    Electric Start, Belt Drive Conversion Kit For Panhead, Knucklehead With Spline Engine Shaft
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    Electric Start, & Belt Drive Conversion Kit For Harley Davidson Panhead & Knucklehead!!

    Stop Kicking your old Panhead, or Knucklehead, do both your bike and yourself a favor!! Put an electric starter on it & save both your bike, and your leg!! (speaking from a great deal of experience kicking old bikes) Get Rid Of That Noisy Old Oily Chain, The kit mounts directly to your transmission mounting plate as shown in the picture above and includes a 1 1/2" Knucklehead, Panhead belt drive. Go With The New Clean Open Belt Look, OR With some modifications to your tin primary covers, you can retain that original pan head look!!

    This Electric Start Kit is designed for fitment for both rigid and swing arm Harley Davidson PanHead and KnuckleHead applications.

    Panhead Knucklehead Electric Start Kit

    No longer do you need to change your transmission main shaft or transmission case to a later style with mounting ears for an inner primary cover to put an electric starter on your Harley Davidson Knucklehead (or panhead).

    The kit mounts directly to your transmission mounting plate as shown in the picture above and includes a 1 1/2" belt drive.

    Belt Drive For Harley Davidson Panhead And Knuckleheads

    With some modifications to your tin primary covers, you can retain that original pan head look!!

    Harley Davidson Knucklehead / Panhead Electric Start Belt Drive Kit Information:

    1.4 kw, high torque, gear reduction starter with solenoid in natural finish as shown

    custom electric starter for harley davidson panheads and knuckleheads
    Gear box and mounting plates for swingarm and rigid applications
    Support brackets and support arms
    Closed nose cone, shaft support assembly
    Heavy duty Odyssey 12 Volt battery, battery cable and connectors
    Starter motor/solenoid assembly
    1 1/2" Primary Belt Drive Assembly for Tapered or Splined shaft, 47 tooth front pulley, 76 tooth rear pulley, insert, nut, washer, belt and guide plate

    Electric Start Oil Tank for Swingarm(1958-1964 and rigid Harley Davidson Panhead and Knucklehead Frames Includes brackets, plugs, fittings, and hardware. Sized for use with low profile Odyssey Battery.

    Harley Davidson Knucklehead or panhead electric start oil tank

    Odyssey Low Profile 12 Volt Battery. This dry cell battery produces 545 Cold Cranking Amps!! and fits in the Electric Start Oil Tanks shown above. (3.37"x 7"x 5.17")

    Odyssey Low Profile 12 Volt battery for the electric start oiltank with the harley davidson panhead and knucklehead electric starter kit

    Along with the base kit for the harley davidson panhead /knuckhead electric starter kit, we offer two different clutch arms modified to work with the electric starter kit, one to replace a hand clutch using a mousetrap elimiator arm, or a full length modified clutch arm for your foot clutch application on your panhead, or knucklhead. Check the pic of the clutch arms below!!

    knuckhead panhead clutch arms for the electric starter

    We also offer a solution for a very simple, clean application of mounting the electric start button for your electric starter, it Eliminates all wiring from starter assembly to handlebars. Mounts to transmission case and supports starter assembly, very, very nice setup.

    remote starter button for panhead / knucklehead electric starter

    Stop kicking that poor old bike, it really does not like it very much, and neither does your leg, upgrade it to a simple, easy, dependable electric start system, get your upgrade for your harley davidson panhead, or knucklehead, spline, OR tapered shaft transmission with our Knucklehead/Panhead Electric Starter Kit!!



    Harley Davidson Panhead / Knucklehead Electric Start Kit Installation Instructions.

     

    SWINGARM OIL TANK INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

    BILL OF MATERIALS

    ITEM DESCRIPTION QTY

     

    1 CHROME TANK 1

    2 FILL PLUG 1

    3 NPT HOSE FITTING 3

    4 5/16 X 1 HEX BOLT 4

    5 5/16 FLAT WASHER 4

    6 5/16 LOCK WASHER 4

    7 5/16 HEX NUTS 2

    8 OIL TANK SPACER 4

    9 5/16-24 X1 HEX BOLT 2

    10 5/16 FLAT WASHER 4

    11 5/16-24 LOCK NUT 2

    12 TANK FENDER BRKT. 1

    13 BATTERY HOLD PLT. 1

     

     

    Basic Instructions, may need to change a little based on what you have.

    1. REMOVE STOCK TANK ASSY.
    2. USING ITEMS #4, #5, #6, #7 AND #8, MOUNT TANK, ITEM #1 TO SEAT POST MOUNTS AND ATTACH ITEMS #12 AND #13 TO TANK AS SHOWN IN FIGURE #1.
    3. USING 11/32 DIAMETER DRILL, DRILL (2) HOLES IN REAR FENDER IN LINE WITH ITEM #12.
    4. PLACE ITEM #8 BETWEEN ITEM #12 AND REAR FENDER AND ATTACH TANK ASSEMBLY TO REAR FENDER USING ITEMS #9, #10 AND #11 AS SHOWN IN FIGURE #1.
    5. CONNECT OIL LINES USING ITEM #3.
    Panhead Knucklehead Electric Starter Oil Tank Installation Diagram

     

    Panhead /Knucklehead Electric Starter Kit Wiring Diagram

    Standard Starter Relay

    Terminal #30 - To 12V Power w/Fuse Terminal #85 - To Ground Terminal #86 - To Starter Button Terminal #87 - To Solenoid Switch Terminal Terminal #87A -Unused

    Electric Start Relay Wiring Diagram

     

    Panhead & Knucklehead Electric Starter Kit Starter Bracket Installation Instructions

    NOTE: WHEN INSTALLING THIS KIT, IT IS NECESSARY THAT AN ELECTRIC START, HORSE SHOE STYLE OIL TANK, A LOW PROFILE BATTERY WITH AT LEAST 255 CCA, A 12V ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AS WELL AS THE RECOMMENDED 1 1/2 PRIMARY BELT DRIVE BE USED TO INSURE PROPER FIT AND FUNCTION. ALL OF THE PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE FROM TECH CYCLE. SERVICEABLE THREAD LOCKER MUST BE USED ON ALL SCREWS DURING INSTALLATION.

    1. REMOVE BOTH THE INNER AND OUTER TIN PRIMARY COVERS, PRIMARY DRIVE, BATTERY, OIL TANK AND CLUTCH RELEASE ARM.
    2. PRESS INNER CLUTCH HUB INTO OUTER CLUTCH BASKET
    3. LOOSEN REAR AXLE AND REAR CHAIN. LOOSEN THE FIVE (5) BOLTS THAT SECURE THE TRANSMISSION TO THE TRANSMISSION PLATE.
    4. PRE-ASSEMBLE THE FRONT PULLEY, BELT AND REAR CLUTCH BASKET. ADJUST TRANSMISSION TO SET PRIMARY BELT TENSION. TIGHTEN TRANSMISSION BOLTS AND RE-ADJUST REAR CHAIN. TIGHTEN AXLE.

     

    NOTE: USE BLUE SERVICABLE LOCKTIGHT ON ALL FASTERNERS WHEN INSTALLING THIS KIT.

    1. REMOVE TRANSMISSION TOP AND INSTALL (2) 1/4-20 UNC HELI-COILS WHERE ITEMS #3 & 4 ARE INSTALLED AS SHOWN IN FIGURE 1.
    2. REINSTALL TRANSMISSION TOP AND INSTALL PAN HEAD ELECTRIC START KIT AS PER PAN HEAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
    3. ONCE PINION HEIGHT IS SET AS PER INSTRUCTIONS, PLACE ITEM #2 INTO COUNTERBORED HOLE IF NOT ALREADY PRESENT. INSTALL ITEM #1 USING ITEMS #3 & 4 AS SHOWN IN FIGURE 1 AFTER REMOVING ORIGINAL CAP SCREW FROM HOLE.
    4. SHIM SURFACE A USING PLASTIC SHIM STOCK IF NECESSARY AND INSTALL ITEMS #3 & 4.
    5. IF INSTALLING THIS KIT ON A PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED ELECTRIC START KIT IT MAY BE NECESSARY TO CUT RELIEF IN THE BACK OF THE PINION COVER AS SHOWN IN FIGURE 2.
    6. COMPLETE INSTALLATION AS PER PAN HEAD ELECTRIC START KIT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.

     

    1. INSTALL STARTER MOTOR ASSEMBLY TO TRANSMISSION PLATE WITH (2) 3/8-24 CAP SCREWS PROVIDED. NOTE: ON SWINGARM APPLICATIONS, SOME CLEARANCING MAY BE REQUIRED ON ITEMS #3 AND #7 IN CIRCLED AREA.
    2. REMOVE ITEM #1 AND ITEM #2. USING A PAIR OF VICE-GRIPS, PULL STARTER PINION GEAR OUT TO SET THE RING GEAR DEPTH. TECH CYCLE RECOMMENDS .010-.020 GAP BETWEEN THE RING GEAR AND THE PINION GEAR. THIS IS DONE BY SLIDING ITEM #3 UP OR DOWN IN RELATION TO ITEM #7. TIGHTEN THREE HEX HEAD BOLTS WHEN PROPER DEPTH IS ACHIEVED. REINSTALL ITEMS #1 AND #2.
    3. INSTALL SUPPLIED STAINLESS STRAP, ITEM #8. MARK THE TOP HOLE, DRILL AND TAP FOR THE SUPPLIED #10-32 CAP SCREW AND INSTALL SCREW. DO NOT COMPLETE THIS STEP UNTIL PNION/RING GEAR CLEARANCE IS SET. NOTE: THIS STRAP IS NOT USED ON SWINGARM APPLICATIONS.
    4. INSTALL CLUTCH RELEASE ARM. THE STOCK CLUTCH ARM MAY NEED TO BE HEATED AND BENT TO CLEAR THE STARTER. A TECH CYCLE CLUTCH ARM CAN ALSO BE USED IN THIS APPLICATION. THE CLUTCH CABLE WILL NEED TO BE SHORTENED OR ORDERED SPECIALLY.
    5. INSTALL ITEM #5 ON STUD WELDED TO SOLENOID END CAP. ATTACH ITEM #6 TO CLUTCH ACCUATOR COVER USING (2) SCREWS THAT SECURE THE COVER TO THE TRANSMISSION CASE. MARK THE LOCATION ON ITEM #6 THAT LINES UP WITH STUD WELDED TO SOLENOID END CAP. DRILL CLEARANCE HOLE FOR 5/16 STUD AT THIS LOCATION AND SECURE BRACKET WITH LOCKNUT PROVIDED.
    6. REMOVE FRONT BELT PULLEY AND BELT. HOLD UP INNER TIN PRIMARY AND MARK THE AREA AROUND REAR CLUTCH HUB TO REMOVE FOR CLEARANCE. CUT INNER TIN PRIMARY IN MARKED AREA. SEE MODIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS.
    7. ASSEMBLE THE INNER TIN PRIMARY, FRONT AND REAR PULLEYS, BELT AND CLUTCH ASSEMBLY.
    8. INSTALL OUTER TIN PRIMARY WHICH MUST BE ALTERED AROUND THE STARTER JACK-SHAFT. INSTALL FRONT AND REAR PULLEY. INSTALL OIL TANK SUPPPLIED BY TECH CYCLE OR CUSTOMERS ALTERED OIL TANK.
    9. INSTALL TECH CYCLE LOW PROFILE BATTERY OR EQUIVALENT. YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST 255 CCA.
    10. WIRE STARTER USING PROPER WIRING DIAGRAM AS WELL AS CABLE AND CONNECTORS PROVIDED.

     

    Original Tin Primary Modifications to be able to use the original style Tin Primary

     

    Modifications to tin primary, Panhead, Knucklehead harley davidson electric start kit
    Tin Primarys with electric start kit

    MODIFICATIONS TO TIN PRIMARY COVERS INCLUDE CLEARANCE ON THE INNER COVER FOR THE RING GEAR AS SHOWN AS WELL AS CLEARANCE ON THE OUTER COVER FOR THE NOSE CONE SHAFT SUPPORT ASSEMBLY AS SHOWN IN THE CIRCLED AREA.

    STEP 1: CLEARANCE OUTER TIN PRIMARY COVER AS SHOWN IN FIGURE 1 IN THE CIRCLED AREA. THIS IS CLEARANCE FOR THE NOSE CONE SHAFT SUPPORT ASSEMBLY. THIS SHOULD BE THE ONLY MODIFICATION NEEDED ON THE OUTER TIN PRIMARY COVER.


    STEP 2: MODIFY INNER TIN PRIMARY COVER AS SHOWN IN FIGURE 2 OR FIGURE 3. THIS MODIFICATION PROVIDES CLEARANCE FOR THE RING GEAR MOUNTED TO THE BACK OF THE CLUTCH SHELL. FIGURE 2 SHOWS THE INNER TIN PRIMARY COVER MODIFIED AND REMAINING ONE PIECE. FIGURE 3 SHOWS A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT MODIFICATION TO THE INNER TIN PRIMARY COVER AFTER WHICH THE COVER ENDS UP AS (2) SEPARATE PIECES. EITHER MODIFICATION WILL PRODUCE THE SAME RESULT. PLACE THE CLUTCH SHELL WITH THE RING GEAR ATTACHED ON THE INNER TIN PRIMARY COVER AND TRACE THE OUTLINE OF THE RING GEAR. THIS WILL GIVE YOU A GENERAL STARTING POINT FOR THE NECESSARY CLEARANCE.

     

     





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