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Ironhead (1957-1985) 526 12.85%
Frame Mount EVO (1986-2003) 1,337 32.66%
Rubber Mount Carby (2004-2006) 1,001 24.45%
Rubber Mount EFI (2007 and up) 1,346 32.88%
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I have pics if I can figure out how to pot... I loaded them as attachments? But nothig shws up?
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A high percentage of rubber mount carb bikes considering the short production run
Maybe because the thread was started in 2007, and a lot of the votes went in before there were many EFIs around. Many people may have originally voted rubbermount carby, and now have an EFI (as do I).
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I think the rubbermount carbys are/were pretty popular tho. I preferred the carby myself over the efi.
But that's just me.
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I used to prefer my carb bike over my efi bike. Now that I finally got the effin' 'efi' sorted out, I'm liking it more: no choke to pull, no off idle stumble, pleasing acceleration etc.

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Carb IMO is more rough, analogic shall we say... and suitable for easy mods...

EFI is a IT product

coming to my previous ride to the current...
i was converted on EFIs pretty soon...

more pleasure to ride...
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The mods may be easier, but you have to spend a lot more time doing them, and the results are less certain. IMO
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