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I am chasing a primary cover for my 58 xl Sportster. Any ideas?
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The first thing is to post this in the Irοnhead section, where some of the Irοnhead guys might see it.

Shall I move it there for you?
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The first thing is to post this in the Irοnhead section, where some of the Irοnhead guys might see it.

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Yes please Folkie, I am new to the site and still feeling my way around.
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Saw a NOS one go on Fleabay a day ago for $269. used ones generally run around $180 there. You should be able to do cheaper elsewhere.
Try the WTB, WTS, section on here.
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Saw a NOS one go on Fleabay a day ago for $269.
I saw that one Saturday night.explains why I can't find it today.it was nice unpolished.
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I was too slow Ferrous Head, its not their anymore. I am still looking for a cast alloy primary cover. Let me know if anyone has a good cover. probably easier to email me peter@efiaust.com.au or efiaustralia@msn.com thanks guys.
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I am chasing a primary cover for my 58 xl Sportster. Any ideas?
Does it need to say “Sportster”? (K??) I have an earlier one that someone has drilled 4 extra “corner” mounting screw holes in it. It won’t be near $180, plus shipping if interested. With filler plug.
I’m out of town until Sat, but could provide pics then if you want.
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Just noticed your in Aus. Shipping might be too spendy.
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