The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle General Discussion and Problems
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Sportster Motorcycle General Discussion and Problems For discussing problems about your Sportster motorcycle that don't fit anywhere else.

Active Threads
0 Spectro STL 75W140
Last Post: Tomcatt
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 63
0 How do you upshift?
Last Post: 1HD4CJM1X4K
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 267
Views: 42,533
5 Why Are You Still Married?
Last Post: oupa
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 154
Views: 19,549
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: spacecoast
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,841
Views: 433,316
0 Peanut, 3.3 or 4.5 gas tank ?
Last Post: 83XLX
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 222
Views: 62,040
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: spoon
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,023
Views: 244,424
0 The Multi-tool thread
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 4,265
0 70 xlch tuneup and intake manifold
Last Post: gpydeski
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 466
0 900 dual carb front head
Last Post: Scott
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,079
0 Maryland area Ironhead Gathering
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 296
0 S.Y.B. Next to a waterfall.....
Last Post: Lone Rider
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 43
0 new heads
Last Post: gpydeski
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 401
0 Runs rough on highway.
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 130
0 How many when You park.... (Leave Your Bike In Gear)
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 365
Views: 48,169
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: trainman
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 10,337
Views: 908,548
0 hi from anchorage AK
Last Post: Veeflys
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 118
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,748
Views: 713,242
0 Throttle..clunk..... ..Off throttle..clunk?
Last Post: BKB
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 4,792
0 WTF Happened
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 960
Views: 164,999
0 Sportster in custom softail frame
Last Post: NLXL
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 970
0 Project Strociek
Last Post: Iron Mike
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 2,001
0 Mainshaft bearing
Last Post: Four Speed
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 172
3 Wtb, Wts, Wtt, Wtg (Ironhead)
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 116
Views: 222,176
0 2 into 1 exhaust build
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 7,267
0 Show your favorite pic of your bike. just one
Last Post: NLXL
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,705
Views: 1,783,647
0 Floppy kickstand spring issue, 1991 model
Last Post: rejeanprimeau
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 163
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 43,204
Views: 6,743,799
5 Summer time heat
Last Post: ccmman
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 507
0 What brand synthetic oil do you use
Last Post: Four Speed
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 102,218
0 Hot Rods, Rat Rods, and Customs.
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,172
Views: 352,709
More...
Members Birthdays
View Poll Results: What Sort Of Sporty Have You Got?
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%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 4094. You may not vote on this poll

Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1061  
Old 10th December 2018
Jezebelle's Avatar
Jezebelle Jezebelle is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: Oakland.. like SF, ..less fog
Posts: 4
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 1200L
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL 1200
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2006
Reputation: 10
Jezebelle is an unknown quantity at this point
Default Garage Queen

Yes!! Whoever had it did all the wrenching for me....

Staight Vance and Hones, Chromed anything that didn't move.....

Runs like a top!

Seems like brand new.....
Reply With Quote
  #1062  
Old 10th December 2018
Jezebelle's Avatar
Jezebelle Jezebelle is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: Oakland.. like SF, ..less fog
Posts: 4
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 1200L
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL 1200
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2006
Reputation: 10
Jezebelle is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

I have pics if I can figure out how to pot... I loaded them as attachments? But nothig shws up?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #1063  
Old 12th December 2018
Lone Rider's Avatar
Lone Rider Lone Rider is offline
Senior Chief Harley Engineer
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1,029
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Reputation: 629573
Lone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond reputeLone Rider has a reputation beyond repute
Default

you have to up load your pics to a pic hosting site then copy the pic address and click on the insert image icon
__________________
"Throw off those chains of reason and your prison disappears" Neil Peart
Reply With Quote
  #1064  
Old 16th January 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 45,071
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 11396267
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bimbo View Post
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).
__________________
Folkie
Super Moderator
South East England Riders



There is nothing at the end of any road better than may be found beside it. Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)
Reply With Quote
  #1065  
Old 16th January 2019
60Gunner's Avatar
60Gunner 60Gunner is offline
Chief Opinion Expert
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: United States
Posts: 702
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 05
Reputation: 980678
60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I think the rubbermount carbys are/were pretty popular tho. I preferred the carby myself over the efi.
But that's just me.
__________________
05 1200C Hammer570s/SERT custom map'VooDoo'
Dragtron II/K&N filter/V&H/HP+baffles
45/175/N65C shimmed .040/ICM 2 turns

Reply With Quote
  #1066  
Old 16th January 2019
hammer6315 hammer6315 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 227
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH883
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 2005 XL1200Custom
Reputation: 177318
hammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant futurehammer6315 has a brilliant future
Default fuel

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.

Last edited by hammer6315; 1 Week Ago at 13:15..
Reply With Quote
  #1067  
Old 19th January 2019
Nibelungen's Avatar
Nibelungen Nibelungen is offline
Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Emilia, Italy
Posts: 1,870
Sportster/Buell Model: xl 883 Iron
Sportster/Buell Year: 2017
Sportster/Buell Model #2: xl Hugger (sold)
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2001
Reputation: 5176543
Nibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond repute
Default

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...
__________________
the dreads enter Babylon 1955-83
Reply With Quote
  #1068  
Old 19th January 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 45,071
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 11396267
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

The mods may be easier, but you have to spend a lot more time doing them, and the results are less certain. IMO
Reply With Quote
  #1069  
Old 3 Weeks Ago
CT XR rider CT XR rider is offline
Master Mechanic
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 268
Sportster/Buell Model: XR 1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 2009
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XR 1000
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1983
Reputation: 8081
CT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of lightCT XR rider is a glorious beacon of light
Default

One bike with 2 carbs, the other with EFI, I like 'em both

Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:39.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC