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Axle/Bearing Spacers - Miscellaneous Info

Outer Spacer Widths - From 'fergerburger' at this XLForum Thread: http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1681432

Outer Spacers For 3/4“ Axles
Width P/N
.300” 43548-74 Stepped spacer
.380“ 43358-83A
.440” 43548-73 stepped spacer
.465“ 43488-77 Stepped spacer
.506” 41607-83
.653“ 41594-73
.750” 43654-86A
.930“ 43617-95 - Speedo Drive Width (84-94)
1.00” 43657-89
1.165“ 41591-81
1.245” 40915-94
1.250“ 40910-84A
1.340” 43683-97
1.420“ 43674-95
For 1” Axles
Width P/N
.470“ 43654-00
.515” 43617-00
.887“ 40910-00
.986” 43683-00
1.880“ 41595-00
Preston Cycle Products - Chrome Axle Spacers1)
HD P/N ID Length PCP#
41591-81 0.710 1.265 43016
40915-94 0.720 1.253 43003
43657-89 0.725 1.030 43018
43674-95 0.725 1.412 43004
43683-97 0.730 1.350 43005
41607-83 0.735 0.510 43014
43648-86 0.735 1.370 43017
40910-00 0.740 0.900 43019
43683-00 0.740 0.990 43021
41591-90 0.740 1.435 43006
41595-86 0.745 0.123 43013
47517-58 0.745 0.380 43015
41594-73 0.745 0.655 43010
41592-79 0.745 1.210 43012
43358-83A 0.750 0.370 43009
43654-00 0.750 0.470 43022
43617-00 0.750 0.520 43023
43654-86A 0.750 0.750 43007
41595-73 0.750 0.830 43011
43617-95 0.750 0.930 43002
40910-84A 0.750 1.255 43008
41595-00 0.750 1.980 43020
43613-00 0.755 3.040 43026*
43608-00 0.755 4.810 43025*
43517-00 1.000 4.810 43024*
* Hub Spacers - Not Chromed
ColonyMachine.com2)
HD Equiv# Axle OD ID Length/Width
43358-08 25mm 1.470 25mm .317
43522-08 25mm 1.480 25mm .648


1979 Front Wheel Parts - All Models

  • Brake disc installation screws x (10) - (3680) - 5/16”-18 x 7/8“ socket head cap bolts3)
  • Wheel bearings (2) roller type (9052)4)
  • Spacer (1) (inside) between the bearings5)
    • 2.564” violet (43623-78)
    • 2.550 pink (43624-78)
    • 2.536 gold (43625-78)
  • Spacer (1) (outside) left bearing (43488-77)6)
  • Hub seals (2) - (47519-72)7)
  • Axle bolt 3/4“ shank with 5/8”x 18 threads (43883-77) 8)
    • Washer 5/8“ x 1 5/16” x 3/32“ (6653)
    • Lock washer 5/8” (7022)
    • Nut 5/8“ x 18 (10) (7813) - 15/16” hex head
  • Wheel weight 1/2 oz (95590-77)
  • Wheel weight 1 oz (95591-77)
  • Brake rotor 9)
    • Early '79 XL, XLCH (2) (44137-77)
    • Late '79 XL, XLCH, XLS(2) (44137-79)


1979 Rear Wheel Parts - All Models

  • Sprocket to wheel mounting bolts (5) - (3769) 7/16“ x 14 x 1-1/2” with (7039) 7/16“ lock-washers.
  • Rear sprocket:
    • (41470-73A) Shot blast and chrome.
    • (41470-78) Polish and chrome.
  • Inner retaining ring (2) - (11027)
  • Bearing spacer washer (2) - (43559-73)
  • Bearing spacer (outer right, 1-1/2”) (41203-79)
  • Bearing seal (to hub)(2) - (47519-72)
  • Roller bearing (2) - (9052)
  • Bearing spacer (outer left, 1“) (41202-79)
  • Disc brake (41791-79)
  • Disc brake screw (5) - (43567-79)
  • Axle bolt 3/4” shank threaded for 5/8“ on the end with, (6655) 5/8” x 1-1/2“ x 1/8” washer, (7022) 5/8“ lock-washer and (7986) 5/16” x 18 x 1-1/2 hex head nut.
  • Wheel weight 1/2 oz (95590-77)
  • Wheel weight 1 oz (95591-77)



Homemade Axle Adjuster End Plate

If you break an adjuster end plate while your out riding, here is quick fix that might help get you home. Click on a pic to enlarge:

One large fender washer with a smaller one in front to keep the large one from bending. 10)

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