1 INCH CLAMP AND RISER KIT
J055492018-08-21
GENERAL
Kit Number
55900023, 55900165, 55900166
Models
For model fitment information, see the P&A Retail Catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only).
Installation Requirements
WARNING
Rider and passenger safety depend upon the correct installation of this kit. Use the appropriate service manual procedures. If the procedure is not within your capabilities or you do not have the correct tools, have a Harley-Davidson dealer perform the installation. Improper installation of this kit could result in death or serious injury. (00333b)
NOTE
This instruction sheet refers to service manual information. A service manual for this year/model motorcycle is required for this installation and is available from a Harley-Davidson dealer.
Kit Contents
See Figure 1 and Table 1.
PREPARATION
NOTE
For vehicles equipped with security siren:
  • 2007 and later: Verify that the Hands-Free Fob is present.
  • 2006 and earlier: Disarm the siren with the key fob.
  • ALL vehicles: Turn the ignition key switch to IGNITION.
For Vehicles With Main Fuse:
WARNING
To prevent accidental vehicle start-up, which could cause death or serious injury, remove main fuse before proceeding. (00251b)
  1. See the service manual and remove the main fuse.
  2. NOTE
    Cover the fuel tank with H-D Service Covers or clean shop towels to prevent scratching the finish.
  3. See the service manual and remove the handlebars, handlebar clamp and risers. Note the order of removed riser hardware. Note all electrical, cable and brake line connections and routings.
INSTALLATION
1.
Install the riser mounting hardware in the same order as removed, with the following exceptions:
a.
For 2005 and earlier FXDL models: See Figure 1. Install two flat washers (1) immediately below each riser.
b.
For 2005 and earlier FXST and FXSC models: Install one flat washer (1) immediately below each riser.
c.
For all other models: Discard flat washers (1).
2.
Loosely install lower handlebar clamps to upper fork bracket using lower handlebar clamp fasteners.
3.
Place handlebars on lower handlebar clamps. Install upper handlebar clamps. Install but do not tighten clamp fasteners.
4.
Using knurled areas of handlebar as a guide, center handlebars between lower handlebar clamps.
5.
Raise handlebars to normal riding position and hold in position.
6.
Secure handlebars in clamp:
a.
Hand-tighten two front screws (4).
b.
Snug the two rear screws (4).
c.
Tighten front handlebar clamp screws to.
Torque: 16.3–20.3 N·m (12–15 ft-lbs) Front Handlebar Clamp Screws
d.
Tighten rear handlebar clamp screws to 16.3–20.3 N·m (12–15 ft-lbs). A slight gap between upper and lower clamps should exist at front.
7.
Tighten lower riser mount screws to.
Torque: 40.7–54.3 N·m (30–40 ft-lbs) Riser Bolts
RETURN TO SERVICE
1.
See the service manual. Install right and left switch assemblies, throttle control, clutch lever assembly and front master cylinder assembly.
WARNING
Be sure the master cylinder relief port is not plugged. A plugged relief port can cause brake drag or lockup and loss of vehicle control, which could result in death or serious injury. (00317a)
WARNING
Contact with DOT 4 brake fluid can have serious health effects. Failure to wear proper skin and eye protection could result in death or serious injury.
  • If inhaled: Keep calm, remove to fresh air, seek medical attention.
  • If on skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
  • If in eyes: Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eye lids held open. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
  • If swallowed: Rinse mouth and then drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Immediate medical attention required.
  • See Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for more details available at sds.harley-davidson.com
(00240d)
NOTICE
DOT 4 brake fluid will damage painted and body panel surfaces it comes in contact with. Always use caution and protect surfaces from spills whenever brake work is performed. Failure to comply can result in cosmetic damage. (00239c)
2.
Verify proper operation of the master cylinder relief port.
a.
Position motorcycle and handlebar so master cylinder is level (on some vehicles handlebar configurations the use of a flat jack may help position the vehicle).
b.
Remove the reservoir cover.
c.
Slowly actuate the brake lever while watching the surface of the brake fluid. A slight spurt of fluid will break the surface if internal components are working properly.
d.
Install the reservoir cover. See the service manual for proper torque specification.
3.
See the service manual and install the main fuse.
WARNING
Be sure that all lights and switches operate properly before operating motorcycle. Low visibility of rider can result in death or serious injury. (00316a)
4.
Turn the ignition/light key switch to IGNITION and test lights and switches for proper operation.
5.
Apply brake lever to test stop light lamp.
SERVICE PARTS
Figure 1. Service Parts: Pullback Riser Kit Shown
Table 1. Service Parts: Riser Kits
Kit
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
55900023
1
Washer (4)
6366
2
Clamp, handlebar
Not Sold Separately
3
Riser, handlebar (2)
Not Sold Separately
4
Screw, socket head (4)
3494A
55900165
3
Clamp, handlebar
Not Sold Separately
2
Riser, handlebar (2)
Not Sold Separately
4
Screw, socket head (4)
3494A
55900166
2
Clamp, handlebar
Not Sold Separately
3
Riser, handlebar (2)
Not Sold Separately
4
Screw, socket head (4)
3494A
Items mentioned in text, but not included in kit.
A
Handlebar