The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle Intake and Exhaust > Sportster Motorcycle Air intake, Carburetor, EFI, Fuel, and Exhaust
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Sportster Motorcycle Air intake, Carburetor, EFI, Fuel, and Exhaust Problems, advice and/or how tos for Sporster and Buell motorcycle carburators, Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI), Air Intake, Fuel and Exhaust.

Active Threads
0 62 xlch
Last Post: Hopalong48
Posted On: 4 Minutes Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 168
0 my build in my apartment
Last Post: rickthrash99
Posted On: 9 Minutes Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 464
0 And so it begins......
Last Post: Texassporty06
Posted On: 11 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 2
0 1965 Ironhead in CT
Last Post: 72 Ironhead XLH
Posted On: 18 Minutes Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 162
0 forward controls vs. "normal" / trades?
Last Post: Texassporty06
Posted On: 34 Minutes Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 211
0 Original sealant from HD for case halves
Last Post: Maxdog2
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 186
0 Spokes question
Last Post: Scott
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 122
0 Looking for tire suggestions
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 197
0 compression problems
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,844
0 Late Ironhead cases interchangeability
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 139
0 Mainshaft- What happened here
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 4,550
10 Exhaust Pic thread
Last Post: Nayra
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 813
Views: 676,001
0 Premium vs stock lifters Sportster 48 questions
Last Post: Adam76
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 271
0 Range With EFI 3.3 Gal Tank
Last Post: xElvis
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 52,540
0 Poll....what do you wear on your hands?
Last Post: Nayra
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 208
Views: 23,611
0 Hello from Murcia-SPAIN
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 45
0 Shotgun Porn
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 896
Views: 143,114
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,970
Views: 230,950
0 85 clutch adjustment woes
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 183
0 preordered my livewire today
Last Post: bustert
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,373
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 42,810
Views: 6,689,458
0 Food porn
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,169
Views: 190,467
0 Another 2 into 1 thread
Last Post: Scott
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 112
0 2-1 Header Pipes
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 629
0 1968 xlch
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 279
0 Trackday Sportster
Last Post: Tag
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 58
0 Show your favorite pic of your bike. just one
Last Post: Tag
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,697
Views: 1,776,919
0 Iree's late night cafe
Last Post: oupa
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,075
Views: 129,574
0 Stock Straight Rate Fork Spring Weight on Rubbermount 1200C
Last Post: perfesser
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 128
0 It's Flame__'s Birthday!
Last Post: juzyHD
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 224
More...
Members Birthdays
cbsportster (68), sjeccles (51), 2011_Nightster (51), reeb (48), Maff (48), jl_rotary (41), UMLsilva (33)
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 20th September 2018
Diogenes415's Avatar
Diogenes415 Diogenes415 is offline
Flat Track Racer
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: KY & MI
Posts: 219
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL883C
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2006
Reputation: 322199
Diogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Another advantage to translucent Tygon is the ability to visually monitor/verify fuel flow and the existence of sediment. Concerns with engine heat are unwarranted, IMO... I have never known anyone to have a problem with it.
__________________
Nope, it's a Sportster.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 20th September 2018
Four Speed Four Speed is offline
Senior Chief Know It All 1st Class
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Posts: 1,199
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 883 Hugger
Sportster/Buell Year: 1988
Reputation: 415800
Four Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond reputeFour Speed has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Tygon is a good product. So are SAE rubber hoses. Personally, I'd rather have hose that can cope with substantially more heat when it runs between two air cooled cylinders.
I use a billet in-line filter, as I prefer to trap any sediment before it gets to the carb. It's about personal preferences. No harm in either.
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 2nd October 2018
farmall farmall is offline
Know It All
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 159
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH
Sportster/Buell Year: 73
Reputation: 189497
farmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant futurefarmall has a brilliant future
Default

I use fuel injection hose, usually common Gates Barricade for fuel and oil lines. The generic "fuel hose" on the sales floor at auto stores is fecal by comparison and degrades and cracks quickly. Ask at the counter and they often have fuel injection hose on a reel in back. Local auto store prices are higher than online, and I usually buy cut lengths via Ebay. The "fuel injection" hose clamps are also superior to worm drive clamps and look nicer too.

If buying metric fuel injection hose, 8mm and 5/16" interchange just like the wrench sizes do.
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 02:14.


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