Harley-Davidson unveils latest accessories

Publish Date: 
Apr 13, 2012

Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories has announced the latest accessories for its dealers to stock: a Nine-Spoke Cast Wheel in Black Ice, a 64-piece tool kit, Rider Running Boards, and the Skull & Chain Collection of hard parts.

The Nine-Spoke Cast Wheel in Black Ice (part number 43300114 for a 17-inch front, part number 40900111 for a 16-inch rear; $549.95 each) is Harley’s latest custom wheel set. Black Ice is a proprietary treatment that reportedly combines “incredible depth with a highly reflective surface.” Black Ice may look like black chrome, but it’s not the result of a chrome process. Styled to match the Nine-Spoke design featured on traditional Touring models, these wheels are manufactured with special tooling developed to give a finish without the waves created when polishing the OE cast wheel. The rib on the OE wheel spoke has been removed to provide a smooth uninterrupted look. This along with countless hours of polishing results in the great finish. The wheel fits 2009-and-later Touring models (except Trike) and 2009-to-2011 Sidecars.

The Black Ice finish also is offered on the Airstrike custom wheel for many Touring models, and on the Reaper custom wheel for many Dyna models.

Wheels require separate purchase of a model-specific Wheel Installation Kit, Sprocket Hardware and Brake Rotor-specific Hardware. Installation may also require separate purchase of a model-specific tire.

The 64-piece Harley-Davidson Premium Tool Kit (part number 14900033, $269.95) features all the tools required for common maintenance on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The heavy-duty tools lock in place in a hinged carrying case for simple organization. Tools feature large, easy-to-read size indicators, are stamped with the classic Harley-Davidson script, and have a lifetime warranty.

The 64-piece Kit includes a quick-release ratchet (3/8-inch drive); a 3-inch extension (3/8-inch drive); a 6-inch extension (3/8-inch drive); a universal joint (3/8-inch drive); 11 SAE deep sockets 3/8-inch to 1-inch (3/8-inch drive); eight metric deep sockets 10 mm to 17 mm (3/8-inch drive); a spark plug socket 5/8-inch (3/8-inch drive); six hex sockets 1/8-inch to 3/8-inch (3/8-inch drive); six Torx sockets T25-T50 (3/8-inch drive); eight-spinner handle (1/4-inch drive) with an adaptor and six bits (slotted, Phillips, Torx); nine SAE combination wrenches 1/4-inch to 3/4-inch; eight metric combination wrenches 8 mm to 17 mm; 7-inch diagonal pliers; 8-inch slip joint pliers; and 8-inch needle-nose pliers.

Smokey Chrome Air Cleaner Trim (part number 61400049, $64.95) is one of the items now available in the new eight-piece Skull & Chain Collection. Contrasting 3-D chain rims the surface and surrounds the distinctive Willie G Skull with black-filled eyes and a rhinestone-encrusted jaw line. The Skull & Chain Collection in Smokey Chrome also includes Derby and Timer Covers, Air Cleaner Covers in four styles, Fuel Cap Trim and a Fuel Tank Console Door. These items include chrome-plated stainless steel hardware when required for installation.

Rider Running Boards (part number 50500158, $199.95) give owners of many FL Softail and Touring models more room to stretch legs and move feet on long runs, which can relieve muscle tension and reduce rider fatigue. Rider Runner Boards are 4 inches longer (1 inch in forward and 3 inches rearward) and a half-inch wider than OE rider footboards. The easy-to-install kit includes left and right footboard pans with vibration-isolated inserts that are styled to complement the Crested Bar & Shield controls collection, or most other chrome and rubber collections. When used in conjunction with available Extended Reach Foot Controls, a long-legged rider can have even more room to stretch out. Rider Running Boards fit most 2000-and-later FL Softail and Touring models, but may not fit with some accessories.

Contact: Harley-Davidson Motor Co., 414-343-4056, www.harleydavidson.com.

Posted by Arlo Redwine