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I just spoke with him, It is 82 or later, sc state police removed the vin from frame and engine and put a sc plate on it, that did it for me, but still maybe enough parts for the 950 price
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79 had the high mounted master cylinder
And a Hitachi starter, that one has a Nippon.

The generator fell off in LATE 84.
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Not CL but a very interesting bike in Oz.

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"This matching engine and frame number 1965 Ironhead Sportster"

How did a 65 get a frame number?
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To be registered within Australia every vehicle MUST HAVE a chassis number.

We rend to stamp the engine number into the frame ourselves.

BUT, not sure with the XLA's and later B's which had data plates on them. The MAY have had a chassis number on the data plate - I just can't remember at the moment.
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