10 Ways to Customize Your Harley® Motorcycle

Posted By: Southside H-D®
Post Date: 02/18/2023

Harley-Davidson® motorcycles are popular among riders for their powerful engines, classic styling, and rich heritage. Upgrading a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle can enhance its performance, aesthetic, and overall riding experience. Some of the most popular Harley-Davidson® motorcycle upgrades include:

  1. Exhaust system: Upgrading the exhaust system can improve the sound, performance, and look of the motorcycle. There are various options available, including slip-on mufflers, full exhaust systems, and performance headers.
  2. Air intake: Installing a high-performance air intake system can increase the airflow to the engine and improve its performance. Options include high-flow air filters, intake systems, and velocity stacks.
  3. Suspension: Upgrading the suspension can improve the handling and comfort of the motorcycle. Options include adjustable shocks, upgraded forks, and improved bushings.
  4. Wheels and tires: Upgrading the wheels and tires can improve the appearance and handling of the motorcycle. Options include custom wheels, wide rear tires, and performance tires.
  5. Lighting: Installing new lighting can improve the visibility and appearance of the motorcycle. Options include LED headlights, taillights, and turn signals.
  6. Seats: Upgrading the seat can improve the comfort and appearance of the motorcycle. Options include custom seats, gel inserts, and backrests.
  7. Brakes: Upgrading the brakes can improve the stopping power of the motorcycle. Options include larger rotors, high-performance brake pads, and upgraded calipers.
  8. Engine upgrades: Installing high-performance engine components such as cams, pistons, and cylinder heads can increase the power and performance of the motorcycle.
  9. Accessories: Adding accessories such as saddlebags, windshields, and engine guards can improve the functionality and aesthetic of the motorcycle.
  10. Fuel management system: Upgrading the fuel management system can improve the fuel efficiency and overall performance of the motorcycle. Options include fuel injectors, carburetor kits, and performance tuners.

If you are thinking about upgrading your Harley-Davidson®, come speak with the Parts and Service Experts at Southside H-D® in Virginia Beach. Many of these upgrades require other modifications or upgrades to be made, and we have the tools you need to determine which parts fit each specific motorcycle.

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