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Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Drag Specialties and Parts Unlimited NVP 2018 Part 2

DP Brakes: In addition to recent additions to its program of stainless steel replacement front rotors for late model Touring Harleys, DP Brakes, the pioneer of sintered metal braking technology, has updated its “quiet and dust free” OE brake upgrades  for 2018 Softail coverage. “We now cover most 2018 and prior Harley models - Sportsters, Dynas, Softails and FLHs - back as far as the early 1970s,” says Larry Mills, President of DP Brakes North America, “plus Street Glide trikes and the 500/750 Street models. In addition, DP brake pads are fitted as original equipment on all Performance Machine (PM) and HHI (Hawg Halters) calipers. Plus, they are very popular for those dealers servicing police bikes and H-D rental companies worldwide. Extensive dyno and highway testing have proved that DP brake pads have shorter stopping distances and improved overall performance;”


Drag Specialties Seats: One of the longest established seat manufacturers, Drag Specialties Seats’ new products for 2018 include Touring, Dyna, Softail, Sportster and Indian Scout designs, including the top-selling ‘Predator’ styles. Many Drag seats feature the company’s patented ‘Solar Reflective Leather’ technology. Designed to keep the seating area cool, even in direct sunlight, it has been shown to reduce surface temperature by as much as 25 degrees F for improved comfort and durability. Customer order program available;


Revolution Performance: The Plymouth, Wisconsin based engine upgrade specialist unveiled its long awaited 124” M-8 bolt-on big bore kit - taking the stock 107” ‘17-‘18 M-8 (‘18 Softails as well as -’17-‘18 Tourers) out to 124”. The company says the kit makes +25 percent more power and runs 30 to 40 degrees F cooler with no other modifications. “True bolt-on power and reliability,” says Revolution’s product specialist Andrew Dellenbach. The kit comes complete with new 4.250” all aluminum plated bore cylinders, new 4.250” flat-top forged pistons and new Cometic head/base gasket kit (0.030” head, 0.020” base);


Dynojet: The North Las Vegas based specialists’ award-winning Power Vision flash tuner now fully supports the latest ECM calibrations that are found in the MY2018 bikes, as well as the updated software levels for MY2017 bikes, including the new M-8 Softails. The Power Vision Update Client allows dealers to access the latest firmware and tune database, with additions that include calibrations for popular exhausts, intakes and cams for Touring models. Dynojet says that Power Vision is “the first and only touch screen flash tuning system for Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Designed to flash the bike’s ECM with a proper tune for chosen modifications, it will monitor critical engine data, and even refine the tune while the bike is ridden with its innovative auto tuning feature”;


Custom Cycle Engineering: Available through Drag Specialties, legendary Californian parts specialist Custom Cycle Engineering’s black fork tubes are DLC (Diamond Like Carbon) coated for performance and durability, with their gold fork tubes featuring state-of-the-art titanium nitride coating. The company has been manufacturing extension fork tubes for more than 30 years, and start with DOM 1026 steel tubing that is centerless ground to OEM specifications, with the rest of the tube precision- machined to exact ID specs;


Biltwell: From handlebars to helmets, the California based parts, accessories and gear specialist has branded its way to a leading position in the new wave of vendors who are able to speak to the new wave of customers as demographics change the landscape of the custom motorcycle industry;


Hawg Halters: As reported elsewhere in this edition of AMD Magazine, the Georgia based specialist continues to develop its award-winning bolt-on X Series neck rake kit family, with the X-30 kit for 30” front wheel and fender installs. Hawg Halters offers a full range of accessories and performance parts to finish off X-30 and other conversions, including billet lower legs, fork covers, fender spacers, 18 inch single and dual caliper kits, and a full range of Renegade wheels, with matching brake rotor and pulley options;


Burly Brand: An example of a brand “whose time has come”, the Burly Brand stretches from luggage and air cleaners to pegs, handlebars, shock absorbers, fairings, cable kits, sissy bars and lights – all under the discerning guidance of brand manager Sean Delshadi;