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 Excited to join the sportster family!
Last Post: shanneba
Posted On: 3 Minutes Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 66
0 ....1
Last Post: toe
Posted On: 24 Minutes Ago
Replies: 4,788
Views: 266,273
0 Little Bunny Foo Foo
Last Post: slcharger
Posted On: 56 Minutes Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 649
0 ultima iggy,, static time vs dynamic time
Last Post: Serious Blac
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,612
0 What would you ask the Sportster Engineers/Designers?
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 691
Views: 166,560
0 Motorcycle Events
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 2,478
0 my build in my apartment
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 161
0 KT - 2019 - Done Riding - Not Hardly
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 2,781
0 A thank you
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 77
0 I'm gunna need more Bourbon (pics)
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 94
0 So heres the plan
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 3,721
0 Forum problems???
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,039
0 Finding a new doctor...
Last Post: slcharger
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 338
0 Sportster leaking fuel from small tube underneath bike.
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 92
0 Do you have the service manual?
Last Post: Crusty
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 726
Views: 183,396
0 1968 xlch
Last Post: Moon Wolf
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 99
0 2-1 Header Pipes
Last Post: iNSaNeSHaNe
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 228
0 Seized Oil Pump
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 535
0 Flat Tire
Last Post: Toejam503
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,815
0 forward controls vs. "normal" / trades?
Last Post: oupa
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 121
0 Motorcycle cafe suggestions
Last Post: oupa
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
0 compression problems
Last Post: Toejam503
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 827
0 Rubbermount shocks on a rigid mount?
Last Post: Toejam503
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 148
0 Cafe or sport faing on xl1200cx?
Last Post: noxlyet
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 3,429
0 Mainshaft- What happened here
Last Post: Bwf347
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,770
9 Been a long time! !
Last Post: Texassporty06
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
0 Wanted: Sportster mid controls
Last Post: racemoto
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 55
0 Are the 04s the red headed step child?
Last Post: wedge
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,924
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: Wilkinson949
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,751
Views: 415,369
0 What brand synthetic oil do you use
Last Post: Akdawg
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 382
Views: 97,399
More...
Members Birthdays
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #31  
Old 7 Hours Ago
Hippysmack's Avatar
Hippysmack Hippysmack is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 3,674
Sportster/Buell Model: Xl1250S
Sportster/Buell Year: 98
Other Motorcycle Model: Kawasaki Vulcan 500
Other Motorcycle Year: 95
Reputation: 2856866
Hippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I guess I asked for that one.

I've got several of the rope type that I know I've had for more than 10 years.
I've thrown 1 away due to be too dry.
The others aren't as quick to stick to your fingers although they are still tacky enough to plug a tire.

I'll keep the others too then. They don't look real good but if they'll work when needed, good enough.
__________________
Reference the XLFORUM'S Sportsterpedia for additional technical information & advice

In Search of Fuel, Sunshine and a Steady Idle.
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 7 Hours Ago
Toejam503's Avatar
Toejam503 Toejam503 is offline
Subscribing Biker
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Dakota Territory
Posts: 1,267
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 1200 C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Reputation: 2116299
Toejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

You need the vulcanizing fluid with the permacure plugs, the fresher the better. We had a guy that used the rope style alot and he used chassis grease to put them in??? Never seemed to have a problem but said the rope plugs had to be fresh.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 8 (0 members and 8 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 11:43.


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