Complete digital official shop manual contains service, maintenance, and troubleshooting information for the 2008 Victory Vegas, Vegas Low, Vegas 8-Ball, Kingpin, Kingpin Tour, Kingpin 8-Ball Motorcycle. Diagnostic and repair procedures are covered in great detail to repair, maintain, rebuild, refurbish or restore your motorbike like a professional mechanic in local service/repair workshop. This cost-effective quality manual is 100% complete and intact as should be without any missing pages. It is the same factory shop manual used by dealers that guaranteed to be fully functional to save your precious time.
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MODEL: Vegas, Vegas Low, Vegas 8-Ball, Kingpin, Kingpin Tour, Kingpin 8-Ball
ENGINE REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
PREPARATION FOR ENGINE REMOVAL
A number of different methods can be used to remove the engine depending on the equipment available to the technician. All methods require the front wheel to be held stationary and securely to allow the rear of the motorcycle to be elevated at least 8-10 inches above the surface of the lift.
Refer to illustrations on page 6.3 - 6.5, and routing diagrams in Chapter 1 for locations of electrical connectors.
Remove the regulator / rectifier to prevent damage.
1. Support motorcycle securely in an upright position.
Clamp front tire securely in a wheel vise of lift bench, so rear tire and chassis can be raised 10-12 inches off the bench to allow engine removal.
• Protect frame down tubes (A) and other areas from scratches with tape or a protective wrap.
• Clean areas where items (such as oil lines) attach to the engine before you remove them to prevent debris from entering. Cover any openings during and after engine removal as required.
• Note routing of wires, cables and hoses. Refer to routing diagrams in Chapter 1.
• Side covers (page 3.3)
• Seat(s) (page 3.4 - 3.5)
• Fuel tank (page 5.12)
• Ignition switch and IAC cover (page 3.3)
• Battery - Remove negative (-) cable first (page 2.23)
• Exhaust system (page 3.8 - 3.9)
• Exhaust support bracket
NOTE: If you plan to disassemble the engine crankcase, remove drive sprocket cover and drive sprocket (Chapter 11).
• Breather hose with clamp and guide. Cover breather opening.
• Speed sensor harness connector.
• Clutch cable or pull rod from release arm
• Clutch cable bracket from crankcase (remove slave cylinder assembly - hydraulic clutch models).
• Engine ground cable (rear left corner of engine).
• Drive belt guard.
• Drive belt sprocket cover and drive belt.
Note direction belt is installed, with “VICTORY” readable from right side (C). Do not kink or twist the drive belt.
• Gear position and CPS switch wire harness, guides, P-clamps, and tie straps. Note location and orientation of all fasteners for assembly.
• Rear brake light switch bracket at left rear corner of engine.
• Oil pressure switch wire.
• Cut any tie straps and note location for assembly.
• Oil cooler and lines (page 4.6).
• IMPORTANT! Remove Regulator / Rectifier from front of engine to prevent damage upon engine removal (Chapter 16).
• Oil cooler (Chapter 4).
• Right lower frame rail assembly (page 6.5). Do not allow assembly to hang by brake lines.
• Linkage arm from shift shaft and left lower frame rail (page 6.5).
• Disconnect TPS and TMAP sensor.
• Loosen inlet manifold hose clamps (C).
• Disconnect engine temperature sensor wire (D).
• Cut each tie strap (E) that secures the front and rear injector wire harness to the fuel rail.
• Disconnect injector wires from injector.
NOTE: This is a double-lock connector. Pull the lock tab
(F) out of the connector, then depress the tab to remove harness from injector.
• Drain engine oil
• Clean oil filter area. Remove oil filter. Cover opening to prevent debris from entering.
NOTE: Oil filter can remain installed if engine can be
lowered far enough on jack to clear the lower left corner of suspension minor pivot (”spider”) bracket.
• Secure air box to upper frame tubes to support it when engine is lowered.
• Place a platform jack or lift hoist under the engine in a position that will center the load. Apply slight upward pressure on lift or jack until engine is