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Harley Shovelhead Fluid Specs

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The Harley-Davidson shovelhead engine followed the panhead engine and was produced from 1966 until 1984. Originally manufactured as 1200 cubic centimeters (cc), the engine was increased to 1340cc in 1979. Although the shovelhead was replaced by the evolution engine in 1985, most of the shovelheads that were made are still on the road in the United States and Japan.

Fluid Maintenance Intervals

Motorcycles need their main fluids changed at regular intervals. That keeps the engine and other moving components lubricated and operating efficiently. The official maintenance recommendation is to change engine oil every 5,000 miles,…