Engine Step 2 - Harley Oil Pump
Life's a bitch... Thank God there's Harleys...
After cleaning and inspection, we re-assembled the Harley oil pump that fits at the bottom of our 1973 Ironhead engine. Other than new gaskets, we were able to use all the original Harley parts. After turning the crank shaft to the position where the indicator line shows right throught the inspection hole as shown in the photo below, we could shift the oil pump shaft right in very easily.
Harly oil pump parts prior to re-assembly.
New gaskets to ensure minimum oil leakage...
Harley oil pump, assembled and ready to be mounted to the bottom of the 1973 Sportster Ironhead engine.
After turning the crank shaft to the position where the indicator line shows right throught the inspection hole as shown in this photo, we could shift the oil pump shaft right in very easily.
Mounting of the assembled oil pump.
Here you see the original Harley oil pump mounted at the bottom of our 1973 Ironhead engine.
Ironhead Engine Assembly Steps:
- Step 1 - Engine Case Assembly
- Step 2 - Oil Pump
- Step 3 - Cam Gears and Cover
- Step 4 - Installation of Primary Chain and Sprocket Wheels
- Step 5 - Fixing of the Compensating Sprocket
- Step 6 - Clutch Unit: Parts Cleaning and Preparations
- Step 7 - Clutch Release Disc: Installation Using Spring Compression Tool
- Step 8 - Startmotor: Cleaning and Inspection
- Step 9 - Startmotor and Bendix: Install and Test
- Step 10 - Primary Cover Back in Place
- Step 11 - Main Shaft Rollerbearing
- Step 12 - Oil Seal and Sprocket