The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle Era Specific and Model Specific > Ironhead Sportster Motorcycle Talk (1957-1985)
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Ironhead Sportster Motorcycle Talk (1957-1985) For all those that wanna talk about Ironhead Sportster Motorcycles

Active Threads
0 74' XLCH wiring question
Last Post: Mission1
Posted On: 1 Minute Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 62
0 Low Profile Scissors Lift
Last Post: John Harper
Posted On: 2 Minutes Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 116
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: Gulf Coaster
Posted On: 4 Minutes Ago
Replies: 6,747
Views: 930,724
0 Resto-Repair 84 ironhead
Last Post: ferretface
Posted On: 6 Minutes Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,549
0 Hot Chicks on Hot Bikes
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 12 Minutes Ago
Replies: 10,696
Views: 1,967,876
0 Oil Leak ??????
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 12 Minutes Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 234
0 never mind
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 16 Minutes Ago
Replies: 153
Views: 14,844
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 18 Minutes Ago
Replies: 16,318
Views: 926,702
0 Diagnostic code ?
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 22 Minutes Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,079
0 No spark
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 33 Minutes Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 213
0 FNG from Oregon
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 35 Minutes Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 495
1 Sportster's they are just sexy
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 57 Minutes Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
0 Dual Disc Conversion - Slider Clearance
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 109
0 Corona Virus
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 378
Views: 19,131
0 '03 883 custom only idles with the choke on
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
0 How packed is your garage?
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 313
0 XR1200 for trail riding
Last Post: Steve9
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 763
0 Started my chop today!
Last Post: skid_ro
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 3,163
0 Ceramic Wax
Last Post: John Harper
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 236
0 Who runs 70wt. oil
Last Post: glbsportster
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 11,874
0 My blow through turbo XL1200C
Last Post: hondo
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 513
0 What did you do to your EFI Sporty today?
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,962
Views: 775,706
0 Test for picture
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 68
0 ....1
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,171
Views: 309,325
0 New 2020 BMW R18 First Edition Full Specs Announced: Can It Beat Harley?
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 98
0 Spark Plugs
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 52,597
0 1960 XLCH in the UK
Last Post: lynnx
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 249
Views: 28,986
0 Government and financial services rip-off
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 764
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: trainman
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 17,927
Views: 1,807,755
11 How much did you spend on accessories in the first month?
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 173
Views: 11,981
More...
Members Birthdays
ralphy, rpcycle (69), shag (67), roadcapDen (66), oedius (63), Coolride (58), 1965XLCH (54), fingerpie (49), Pacer88888 (48), Smitty001 (42), wiccaboa (42), Homiejaime (34), Popedizzle (31), Moker (17)
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 2 Weeks Ago
bustert's Avatar
bustert bustert is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 9,841
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200s
Sportster/Buell Year: 2001
Sportster/Buell Model #2: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1974
Reputation: 3014785
bustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond repute
Default

oilfield saying
"if it don't work, get a bigger hammer"
surprisingly that is very true, scary if you think about it, knuckleheads working on high pressure and flammable petroleum products.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 2 Weeks Ago
IronMick's Avatar
IronMick IronMick is offline
Rider Of The Iron Steed
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: London, ON Canada
Posts: 32,226
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1978
Reputation: 1079200
IronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by IronMick View Post
... the scientific, analytic and technical nature...
Quote:
Originally Posted by doodah man View Post
... so very cro magnon...
... and the contrasting nature of these impressions, within the one brief post
__________________
Mick
IronHead Forever!

Visit Mick's WebSite
[And Check Out My Autobiog]
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 2 Weeks Ago
doodah man's Avatar
doodah man doodah man is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: 37° 25' 28" N by -80° 03' 42" W
Posts: 10,650
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1975
Reputation: 675860
doodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Perhaps rick can fill in for mosey with the prose!!
__________________
Nine mile skid on a ten mile ride, hot as a pistol but cool inside.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 2 Weeks Ago
paulc paulc is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: East Midlands UK
Posts: 1,725
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1976
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 74/5
Reputation: 761217
paulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond reputepaulc has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by doodah man View Post
Perhaps rick can fill in for mosey with the prose!!
Whatever happened to Mosey, anybody know?

Sent from my SM-G935U using Tapatalk
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 2 Weeks Ago
ryder rick's Avatar
ryder rick ryder rick is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Cornelius, OR
Posts: 9,017
Reputation: 1103193
ryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by doodah man View Post
I really like the “drop something heavy on it repeatedly” part, myself. It’s so very cro magnon - bash with rock until I achieve result.
Not everyone has a TrackHoe to park on top of it....

You could put it in a hydraulic press and reduce it's height by 50%!
__________________
Ryder Rick "I know right from wrong, but sometimes, wrong feels right"
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 2 Weeks Ago
SHAKY DAVE's Avatar
SHAKY DAVE SHAKY DAVE is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 963
Sportster/Buell Model: XLX
Sportster/Buell Year: 83
Sportster/Buell Year #2: xlh
Reputation: 25744
SHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to allSHAKY DAVE is a name known to all
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by paulc View Post
Whatever happened to Mosey, anybody know?

Sent from my SM-G935U using Tapatalk
i'd like to know,absolutely.he's a good friend but no contact for a few years now.now about that worthless carb.melting it down after ball peen hammering it would be my choice.then visitin the chump that tried to make it just to rip folks off would put a smile on my face
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 2 Weeks Ago
mickey t's Avatar
mickey t mickey t is offline
Land Speed Record
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 707
Sportster/Buell Model: ironhead sporty
Sportster/Buell Year: 79
Reputation: 79354
mickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud of
Default

Noooo, just as a back up....lol

Sent from my Nokia 3.1 A using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 2 Weeks Ago
mickey t's Avatar
mickey t mickey t is offline
Land Speed Record
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 707
Sportster/Buell Model: ironhead sporty
Sportster/Buell Year: 79
Reputation: 79354
mickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud ofmickey t has much to be proud of
Default

Lol, I'm not going out

Sent from my Nokia 3.1 A using Tapatalk
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



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:34.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC