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That is a 1971 XLCH not a '72.
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Causes you to wonder what shape the paperwork is in?
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good call Whitewalls.H1 numbers on the frame would indicate '71.
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I suspect that may just be a typo in the listing. I sometimes own an1862 XLCH.
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possibly,but if you're expecting a 3-3/16'' bore you're going to be disappointed.
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good call Whitewalls.H1 numbers on the frame would indicate '71.
That vin location is exclusive to early 1971. HD using up the remaining 1970 cases.
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Ah Ha... {by the VIN} a '72 XLCH.

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Was checking the bike out on ebay this morning...I then went outside to my front porch. As I proceeded outside, a black 70s Ironhead passed right by my house. Must be a sign so I put a bid in lol.
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