FRONT 5-SPOKE CAST ALUMINUM WHEELS
J047812011-02-18
GENERAL
WARNING
Install only wheels and installation kits approved for your model motorcycle. Contact a Harley-Davidson dealer to verify fitment. Mismatching wheels and installation kits or installing wheels not approved for your model can cause loss of control, which could result in death or serious injury. (00610c)
Kit Number
43634-08, 55083-11
Models
For model fitment information, see the P&A Retail Catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only).
NOTE
Accessory hub caps are not compatible with this wheel.
Kit Contents
See the Service Parts section for kit contents.
Additional Parts Required
Proper installation of this kit requires the separate purchase of the following parts which are available at a Harley-Davidson dealer:
  • Wheel Installation Kit (See Table 2 through Table 4 to determine required installation kit.)
  • 10 Brake Disc/Hub Cap Screws (3762M) and 10 washers (6966M)
  • Wheel Bearing Remover and Installer (94134-09)
  • If installing on a vehicle with a laced front wheel, the separate purchase of 2 stock front discs (44553-06A) or 2 polished front discs (41500012) is required.
The following Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories are recommended for proper maintenance and cleaning:
  • Harley® Glaze™ Polish and Sealant (99701-84)
  • Harley® Wheel and Spoke Brush (43078-99)
  • Harley-Davidson® Wheel and Tire Cleaner (94658-98)
  • Harley® Preserve™ Bare Aluminum Protectant (99845-07)
Touch-up paint (98601DH)for Kit 43635-08 is available from a Harley-Davidson.
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 references service manual information. A service manual for your model motorcycle is required for this installation and is available from a Harley-Davidson dealer.
INSTALLATION
NOTE
Use plastic protectors on tire mounting tools and rim clamps when mounting a tire to a painted wheel.
When mounting tires, liberally use tire lube on the wheel and tire.
For tire removal, use plastic inserts between the rim and tire after breaking the bead to create a large enough gap for the rim clamps to get into.
1.
Remove existing front wheel assembly. Save axle, axle nut, brake disc and wheel spacers for kit installation. Refer to FRONT WHEEL in service manual.
NOTE
Install short valve stem (43157-83A) included in the installation kit. Discard all other valve stems.
2.
See Figure 1. Install valve stem assembly (M) on wheel following the instructions in the appropriate service manual.
NOTE
Install the primary bearing first using appropriate service manual and WHEEL BEARING REMOVER/INSTALLER.
The lettering on the left side indicates the primary bearing side of the wheel.
The shims provided in the installation kits are not required for these wheels and can be discarded.
NOTICE
Do not re-use brake disc/rotor screws. Re-using these screws can result in torque loss and damage to brake components. (00319c)
3.
Assemble wheel installation kit components and brake disc(s) to wheel, using the appropriate the service parts table. Follow the instructions in the appropriate service manual.
4.
Install previously removed wheel spacers.
5.
Install front wheel (1), stock axle and stock axle nut following the instructions in the appropriate service manual.
MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING
Parts must be maintained regularly so that they keep their original shine and luster.
  1. Clean heavily-soiled wheel surfaces using Harley-Davidson Wheel and Tire Cleaner, applied with Harley Wheel and Spoke Brush.
  2. After cleaning and polishing, seal the finish with a good quality sealer, such as Harley Glaze Polish and Sealant.
SERVICE PARTS
Figure 1. Front 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum Wheel
Table 1. Service Parts and Wheel Kit Contents
Kit
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
43634-08, 55083-11
1
Wheel
Not Sold Separately
Table 2. FRONT 1 Inch Bearing Wheel Installation Kit (43848-08A)
FRONT 1 Inch Bearing Wheel Installation Kit (43848-08A)
ITEM (Quantity Used and Description)
Fitment
Wheel Size
A
C
D
E
F
L
M
2000-2007 Touring
16 x 3.0 in
2
1
0
0
0
*
*
2004-2007 Touring
18 x 3.5 in
2
1
0
0
0
*
*
2004-2005 Dyna (except FXDWG)
19 x 2.5 in
2
0
0
0
1
*
*
2006-2007 Dyna (except FXDWG)
19 x 2.5 in
2
0
0
1
0
*
*
2002-2007 VRSC
19 x 3.0 in
2
0
0
1
0
*
*
2006-2007 FXDWG**
21 x 2.15 in
2
0
1
0
0
*
*
2004-2005 Dyna (except FXDWG)
21 x 2.15 in
2
0
0
0
1
*
*
Installation kits are designed to work with many different wheel styles and fitments. Contact a Harley-Davidson dealer to verify that the wheel and installation kits are both designed and approved for the motorcycle they are being installed on.
NOTES:
* See NOTE above valve installation step in INSTALLATION to determine which valve stem to use for your particular kit. Discard other valve stem(s).
** The right side of the wheel is the primary bearing side for this fitment.
A
Bearing, regular (2)
9247
C
Axle sleeve
43517-00
D
Axle sleeve
43633-06
E
Axle sleeve
43641-01
F
Axle sleeve
43755-04
L
Valve stem, short
43157-83A
M
Valve stem, long
43206-01
Table 3. FRONT 25 mm Bearing Wheel Installation Kit (41455-08C)
FRONT 25 mm Bearing Wheel Installation Kit (41455-08C)
ITEM (Quantity Used and Description)
Fitment
Wheel Size
A
C
D
J
K
L
M
N
2008 Touring; 2009 and later FLHRC (non-ABS) and Trike (non-ABS)
16 x 3.0 in
2
0
1
0
1
*
*
*
2009 and later Touring (non-ABS)
17 x 3.0 in
2
0
1
0
0
*
*
*
2008 and later Touring (non-ABS)
18 x 3.5 in
2
0
1
0
**
*
*
*
2008 and later Dyna (except FXDWG and FXDF)
19 x 2.5 in
2
1
0
**
0
*
*
0
2008 and later VRSCAW, VRSCD, VRSCF and VRSCDX (non-ABS)
19 x 3.0 in
2
1
0
**
0
*
*
0
2009 and later Touring (non-ABS)
19 x 3.5 in
2
0
1
0
0
*
*
*
Installation kits are designed to work with many different wheel styles and fitments. Contact a Harley-Davidson dealer to verify that the wheel and installation kits are both designed and approved for the motorcycle they are being installed on.
NOTES:
* See NOTE above valve installation step in INSTALLATION to determine which valve stem to use for your particular kit. Discard other valve stem(s).
** See NOTES for your wheel kit above the wheel assembly step in INSTALLATION to determine if bearing shim is used for your particular wheel kit and fitment.
*** Bearing shim installed under the primary bearing.
A
Bearing, regular (2)
9276
C
Axle sleeve
41748-08
D
Axle sleeve
41900-08
J
Bearing shim***
41450-08
K
Bearing shim***
43903-08
L
Valve stem, short
43157-83A
M
Valve stem, long
43206-01
N
Valve stem, pull thru
40999-87
Table 4. FRONT 25 mm Bearing ABS Wheel Installation Kit (41454-08B)
FRONT 25 mm Bearing ABS Wheel Installation Kit (41454-08B)
ITEM (Quantity Used and Description)
Fitment
Wheel Size
A
B
C
D
J
K
L
M
N
2008 Touring and 2009 and later FLHRC with ABS
16 x 3.0 in
1
1
0
1
0
1
*
*
0
2009 and later Touring with ABS
17 x 3.0 in
1
1
0
1
0
0
*
*
*
2008 and later Touring with ABS
18 x 3.5 in
1
1
0
1
**
**
*
*
*
2008 and later VRSCAW, VRSCD, VRSCF and VRSCDX with ABS
19 x 3.0 in
1
1
1
0
**
**
*
*
0
2009 and later Touring with ABS
19 x 3.5 in
1
1
0
1
0
0
*
*
*
Installation kits are designed to work with many different wheel styles and fitments. Contact a Harley-Davidson dealer to verify that the wheel and installation kits are both designed and approved for the motorcycle they are being installed on.
NOTES:
* See NOTE above valve installation step in INSTALLATION to determine which valve stem to use for your particular kit. Discard other valve stem(s).
** See NOTES for your wheel kit above the wheel assembly step in INSTALLATION to determine which bearing shim to use for your particular wheel kit and fitment.
*** Red side of bearing must be installed toward the wheel. The ABS bearing is primary.
**** Bearing shim installed under the primary bearing.
A
Bearing, regular
9276
B
Bearing, ABS***
9252
C
Axle sleeve
41748-08
D
Axle sleeve
41900-08
J
Bearing shim****
41450-08
K
Bearing shim****
43903-08
L
Valve stem, short
43157-83A
M
Valve stem, long
43206-01
N
Valve stem, pull thru
40999-87