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

Notices

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

Active Threads
0 Vintage sportster saddlebags?
Last Post: jordan1200
Posted On: 9 Minutes Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 1
0 HAMMERPerf 90" In the Works
Last Post: jkinkade
Posted On: 11 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1,547
Views: 169,956
0 03 xlh 88"
Last Post: conv90
Posted On: 31 Minutes Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 607
0 Hello from Minnesota
Last Post: 1HD4CJM1X4K
Posted On: 40 Minutes Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 60
0 Hello from Vegas
Last Post: 1HD4CJM1X4K
Posted On: 44 Minutes Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 17
0 Lithium battery earthx
Last Post: jharback
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 437
0 ....1
Last Post: toe
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,666
Views: 227,277
0 Dyno Run, V&H straight shots vs. Screamin' Eagles
Last Post: rocketmangb
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 32,798
0 This Mikuni vm38-9 is driving me insane
Last Post: cazz1000
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 79
0 Were your parents anti bike?
Last Post: jcn59
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 956
0 New Fuel Cap
Last Post: Maaske75
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 100
0 How stock is your bike
Last Post: Toejam503
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 135
Views: 27,467
0 Keith Black Conversion
Last Post: Scuba10jdl
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 3,210
0 You asked for it! "The Tess' Coffee Thread"
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 10,334
Views: 717,059
0 Question on a transfer valve
Last Post: Tator
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 249
0 New England 2018
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 229
Views: 12,720
0 2004 custom
Last Post: wongjohnson
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 49
0 Quarter turn throttle tube
Last Post: Kejobe
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 40
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: kmul
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,614
Views: 368,859
0 Issues with threads on some colony parts
Last Post: DirtyHarry68
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 943
0 Do Loud Pipes in fact save lives?
Last Post: TT60
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,430
Views: 241,183
5 Favourite grips?
Last Post: rejeanprimeau
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 9,294
0 Searching for a used Ironhead, my observations
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 2,090
0 Sportster tachometer wiring question
Last Post: Doc308
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 373
0 Big bore stroker - the beginning of a 10-year long build
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 805
Views: 73,093
0 09 Buell XB12 crank
Last Post: mikeLI_77
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 655
0 ***DK Custom-Limited Time 10% Savings on Rock-it Shift For Sportsters***
Last Post: DK Custom
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 30
0 What color are your pipes?
Last Post: brucstoudt
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 274
0 Front brake shorting?
Last Post: Hughieboy
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 413
0 ***DK Custom-Limited Time 10% Savings on HALF-MOON FLOORBOARDS***
Last Post: DK Custom
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 89
More...
Members Birthdays
jdhickm (83), Chip (70), Chief4x4 (68), willyobiker (66), CBryant (65), XLCH69 (62), sage (59), VettesRule (56), jerseyjeff (56), TheExecutioner (53), SalTheWop (53), manic_mechanic, pauldmedic16 (44), BluegrassXL (40), Superman
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 25th May 2018
ryder rick's Avatar
ryder rick ryder rick is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Cornelius, OR
Posts: 7,725
Reputation: 426570
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 If you have European tilt


if Denver is not too far and a '43 is not too old
https://cosprings.craigslist.org/gms...597206510.html

The tire still hold air! Might be a runner! Has a magneto and kick start! Hand shifter and a Hand suicide clutch(?)!
__________________
Ryder Rick "All oil threads should be killed"
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 25th May 2018
Yellowstone Kelly's Avatar
Yellowstone Kelly Yellowstone Kelly is offline
Ironhead Rider
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 909
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH 1000, Stock
Sportster/Buell Year: 1982
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH 900 Hardtail Chop
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1969
Other Motorcycle Model: FLSTC
Other Motorcycle Year: 1996
Reputation: 34323
Yellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to beholdYellowstone Kelly is a splendid one to behold
Default

I'm pretty much Harley through and through, but that's a damn cool old bike. I really like the passenger seat arrangement.

Take off that passenger handhold loop thingy and you could maybe bounce the ol' lady right off if you hit a big enough bump?

What's that bronze colored thing strapped on below the passenger seat? An old fashion fire extinguisher of some kind?
__________________
-------------------------

http://xlforum.net/forums/signaturepics/sigpic72446_4.gif

Last edited by Yellowstone Kelly; 25th May 2018 at 16:44..
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 25th May 2018
DEEP DIVER's Avatar
DEEP DIVER DEEP DIVER is online now
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: IN MY SHED IN SUFFOLK
Posts: 3,117
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH 1000
Sportster/Buell Year: 1984
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL 1200
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1993
Other Motorcycle Model: BMW R80ST
Other Motorcycle Year: 1984
Reputation: 4210122
DEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond reputeDEEP DIVER has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I like that.
__________________
Barry the Cantankerous old git.

Blue belt in Serious tea drinking.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 25th May 2018
KCinSB KCinSB is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 171
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1965
Other Motorcycle Model: '69 TR6, '67 BSA, TR6C
Other Motorcycle Year: 1970
Reputation: 32075
KCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to beholdKCinSB is a splendid one to behold
Default

That IS a fire extinguisher! I've seen them before but forget what environmentally UN-friendly agent was used to fill them. Carbon Tetracloride seem to come to mind.....
Way cool old bike ! Thanks for posting!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 25th May 2018
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: 9,512
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1975
Reputation: 301566
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

Of every thing they have listed in their ad, I’d like to have that lovely old 356 Porsche, schwing!!!
__________________
if you please, don't back up the track this train's got to run today
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 25th May 2018
Serious Blac's Avatar
Serious Blac Serious Blac is offline
Master Mechanic
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Posts: 281
Sportster/Buell Model: xls roadster
Sportster/Buell Year: 1982
Other Motorcycle Model: Oh yeah!
Reputation: 74803
Serious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud ofSerious Blac has much to be proud of
Default

Looks like a ww2 era BMW R75. Should have a sidecar with driven wheel. Fantastic bike in original condition.
__________________
The Devil is in the detail.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 26th May 2018
ryder rick's Avatar
ryder rick ryder rick is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Cornelius, OR
Posts: 7,725
Reputation: 426570
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

Split rocker cover!!!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 26th May 2018
The Crusher's Avatar
The Crusher The Crusher is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 859
Sportster/Buell Model: 883/1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1996
Reputation: 1180007
The Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Yellowstone Kelly View Post
What's that bronze colored thing strapped on below the passenger seat?
Nitrous bottle.
__________________
You can't keep a good man down......... unless you tie weights to his ankles.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 26th May 2018
brianbbs67's Avatar
brianbbs67 brianbbs67 is offline
I have been revived
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 9,311
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1961
Sportster/Buell Model #2: Xl 883n
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2010
Other Motorcycle Model: XL CE Tribute
Other Motorcycle Year: 1977
Reputation: 868357
brianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond reputebrianbbs67 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by doodah man View Post
Of every thing they have listed in their ad, I’d like to have that lovely old 356 Porsche, schwing!!!
I wish I could copy that pic. Definitely the gem there.
__________________
Ok, now I'm revived
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #10  
Old 27th May 2018
ryder rick's Avatar
ryder rick ryder rick is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Cornelius, OR
Posts: 7,725
Reputation: 426570
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

right click on the pic
then select "Save As"
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 09:40.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC