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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-23-2012, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
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good place to buy a service manual?

I recently purchased a 2012 BBP RGC, I've been looking in a few places online but without trial and error and throwing money away on possible crappy manuals, i was hoping to get other folks thoughts on this. Thanks for your time and since the snow has starred to fall here in Michigan I'm in no hurry yet.
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-23-2012, 05:17 PM
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Is the Harley service manual available? That would be your best bet. It's more expensive, but worth it IMO.

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PC Pain (Jon Horton) @ Horny Toad Harley Davidson. 254-743-7200. Tell him the RoadGlides sent you. Talk to Jon. He'll give you a discount like he does everyone on the forum. He's typically off on Monday's and Tuesday's. I just bought a friend the $60 OEM service manual from him for $48.


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Dont waste your money on aftermarket manuals. Go with the factory manual. About $60ish from a dealer or if youre in no hurry wait for a local dealer to have a sales event and get it at a discount

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Definetly get the OEM HD manual, well worth the money.

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OEM Service Manual for sure - just consider it a relatively cheap accessory - in fact, this one pays for itself!

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PC Pain (Jon Horton) @ Horny Toad Harley Davidson. 254-743-7200. Tell him the RoadGlides sent you. Talk to Jon. He'll give you a discount like he does everyone on the forum. He's typically off on Monday's and Tuesday's. I just bought a friend the $60 OEM service manual from him for $48.
definitely get it from jon. and while you're at it, get the parts manual as well.

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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-23-2012, 09:08 PM
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I've had the off-brand manuals and they're pretty worthless. And years of experience has taught me that a book is much handier than a digital version.
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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-23-2012, 09:14 PM
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I took my manual and heated the binder up and peeled it off. Punched holes in the pages and put it in a notebook. Now it lies flat and it I want to pull out individual pages, I can. Works well for me.


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I took my manual and heated the binder up and peeled it off. Punched holes in the pages and put it in a notebook. Now it lies flat and it I want to pull out individual pages, I can. Works well for me.

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