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 Need a good dyno tuner!
Last Post: aswracing
Posted On: 33 Minutes Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 213
0 Snakes Can Be Dangerous!
Last Post: LLOYD883
Posted On: 45 Minutes Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 211
0 Daytona Twin Tec 1005S EX Install, Can't get spark
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 46 Minutes Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 156
0 Hammer 1275 clang noise, slow oil feed, kinked crankcase vent.
Last Post: BestCoastXL
Posted On: 48 Minutes Ago
Replies: 382
Views: 10,452
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Crusty
Posted On: 57 Minutes Ago
Replies: 21,257
Views: 1,257,467
0 RIP Trainman
Last Post: LLOYD883
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 135
0 Sportsters No More?
Last Post: hammer6315
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 3,345
7 Hi from California
Last Post: Toejam503
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 42
0 Snippets
Last Post: commando57
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 469
Views: 58,768
0 New here - compression test produced meh results.
Last Post: Dukegonzo
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 37
0 yost power tube guy
Last Post: SHAKY DAVE
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 2,150
0 Canadians for sturgis 2021
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 47
0 Average age of the Ironhead forum users
Last Post: sungod
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 494
Views: 116,341
0 73 xlch gas flowing from carb
Last Post: toomanyhobbies
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 90
0 ....1
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 6,027
Views: 357,227
0 Vote for Most Sought After Sportster
Last Post: Daddio
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 333
Views: 81,536
0 Corona Virus
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,594
Views: 154,156
0 This is gonna hurt.
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 8,435
Views: 1,867,154
0 Part # request
Last Post: Maxeffort
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 42
0 Battery
Last Post: Jack250
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 161
0 2021 2nd. Annual Midwest M&G
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 11,389
0 Backfiring
Last Post: David Kirkha
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,345
0 2002 convert ignition for dual port heads
Last Post: bustert
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 524
0 Hot Rods, Rat Rods, and Customs.
Last Post: wedge
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,471
Views: 728,953
0 Ford CEO Jim Farley nominated to Harley-Davidson board of directors
Last Post: XL Ed
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 300
0 Q on Pingel Rear Motor Mounts
Last Post: ferretface
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 65
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 28,260
Views: 2,994,972
0 Rear motor mount
Last Post: ThenCameHarry
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 318
5 1200 or 883
Last Post: AZbiker
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,304
Views: 390,421
0 84 cubic inch 900 motor teardown pics
Last Post: RicThompson
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 494
Views: 113,090
More...
Members Birthdays
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #41  
Old 2nd February 2021
smokey 2 smokey 2 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: north county
Posts: 298
Sportster/Buell Model: 1970 XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1970
Other Motorcycle Model: Ultra Classic
Other Motorcycle Year: 2006
Reputation: 12995
smokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of lightsmokey 2 is a glorious beacon of light
Default

Very clean work, appreciate the thread, nicely done.
__________________
WORK TO RIDE, RIDE TO WORK
Reply With Quote
  #42  
Old 2nd February 2021
Larry May Larry May is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 193
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1968
Other Motorcycle Model: knucklehead
Other Motorcycle Year: 1936
Reputation: 109513
Larry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud ofLarry May has much to be proud of
Default

Great job Jerry, look forward to seeing your work and learning more about early ironheads
Reply With Quote
  #43  
Old 6th February 2021
mrmom9r's Avatar
mrmom9r mrmom9r is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,309
Sportster/Buell Model: dragbike
Sportster/Buell Year: 1960
Reputation: 263289
mrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant futuremrmom9r has a brilliant future
Default

I respect and admire the work that goes into a proper restoration, but if they are done correctly they all look alike.

I'm less of a conformist.
Reply With Quote
  #44  
Old 6th February 2021
Steve9's Avatar
Steve9 Steve9 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2020
Location: Loxahatchee, FL (S. FL)
Posts: 1,118
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1981
Other Motorcycle Model: FXDC
Other Motorcycle Year: 2013
Reputation: 1495810
Steve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond reputeSteve9 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Good point.
__________________
Steve
'81 Andrews "Y" cams, K. Black 9-1 pistons
'03 1250 NHRS stage two Lightning heads, 536, mik 42
'01 Cyclone
'13 FXDC 96" stock
Reply With Quote
  #45  
Old 6th February 2021
brucstoudt's Avatar
brucstoudt brucstoudt is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Pottstown PA.
Posts: 14,492
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1960
Reputation: 894931
brucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond repute
Default

i like the use of oeticker clamps on the oils lines rather than standard screw hose clamps.i might do something similar.i have them at work for air and torch hose.
__________________
72 1000cc barrels and heads, s&s 41/2'' flywheels, sifton cams, s&s super B w/ zippers thunderjet w/yost powertube, andrews gears,and shafts, competition engineering kevlar wet or dry clutch, 72 oil pump, morris magneto w/auto advance and single fire module, cycle electric generator w/electronic regulator,73 cu.in.
Reply With Quote
  #46  
Old 1st March 2021
Magneto Sportster's Avatar
Magneto Sportster Magneto Sportster is offline
Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,312
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1969
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1960
Other Motorcycle Model: XLCH
Other Motorcycle Year: 1959
Reputation: 634148
Magneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I haven’t had a lot of time to post updates, but my 1964 XLH project is moving along well. Rear brake parts are installed, all of the wires,switches, and cables are installed in the handlebars, and the fenders are on.

I’m hoping to ride it before summer!

[url=https://flic.kr/p/2kFXMbt]

[url=https://flic.kr/p/2kFXbgs]
__________________
"Ride 'em, don't hide 'em!"
Reply With Quote
  #47  
Old 1st March 2021
brucstoudt's Avatar
brucstoudt brucstoudt is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Pottstown PA.
Posts: 14,492
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1960
Reputation: 894931
brucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond repute
Default

that's a real good look at the handlebars speedsters? i've never owned a set and i'm not real good at picking them out between them and the XL.buckhorns are easy laconias are easy because that's what i have.
Reply With Quote
  #48  
Old 2nd March 2021
Magneto Sportster's Avatar
Magneto Sportster Magneto Sportster is offline
Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,312
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1969
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1960
Other Motorcycle Model: XLCH
Other Motorcycle Year: 1959
Reputation: 634148
Magneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond reputeMagneto Sportster has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by brucstoudt View Post
that's a real good look at the handlebars speedsters? i've never owned a set and i'm not real good at picking them out between them and the XL.buckhorns are easy laconias are easy because that's what i have.
Yes, they are speedster bars. XL bars are much narrower at the clamp.
Reply With Quote
  #49  
Old 2nd March 2021
brucstoudt's Avatar
brucstoudt brucstoudt is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Pottstown PA.
Posts: 14,492
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1960
Reputation: 894931
brucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond reputebrucstoudt has a reputation beyond repute
Default

thanks again for your input.
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 05:27.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC