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

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

Active Threads
0 screaming eagle cams
Last Post: Tomcatt
Posted On: 4 Minutes Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 279
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Yakcm2
Posted On: 10 Minutes Ago
Replies: 14,309
Views: 803,463
0 Anti reversion “muffler”
Last Post: sml1226
Posted On: 53 Minutes Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,102
0 98 Stator Removal / Inspection / Installation
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 54 Minutes Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 247
0 Sportster Crankcase Pressure / Engine Breathing / Wetsumping and Mods
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 859
Views: 34,545
0 Range With Carby 3.3 Gal Tank
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 39,884
0 Derby cover
Last Post: RussW
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 50
0 Where were the IronHead sportsters Made.
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 154
0 1968 xlch
Last Post: marioserafica
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 587
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: hammer6315
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 45,486
Views: 7,180,322
0 What weight oil?
Last Post: Iron Mike
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 899
0 OEM front brake pads vs EBC double h
Last Post: Nibelungen
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 658
0 Seeking advice on shorter rear shocks
Last Post: Gulf Coaster
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 291
0 C.O.B.B. CBD oil
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 620
0 XL IR EFI to those that asked
Last Post: brucstoudt
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 784
0 HELP! Cometic Gasket Oil Leak
Last Post: BlackBikeDave
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 2,248
0 Sportster Tacho
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 292
0 To Lace or Not to Lace, or While We're Doing This...
Last Post: RDHenley
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 181
10 how low do you let it idle
Last Post: jkinkade
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 6,923
0 SBS Project - Sportster Chop w/ Lots of Photo's
Last Post: DK Custom
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 81,335
0 Powerraythor conversion
Last Post: ferretface
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 284
0 Rocker Lockers - Quiet Down Annoying Top End Ticking
Last Post: DK Custom
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 21,551
0 What got you into bikes?
Last Post: Counter Steer
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
0 Hot Chicks on Hot Bikes
Last Post: wedge
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 10,384
Views: 1,818,463
0 DK Custom-Parts Info, Testing, & Results w/ Pics & Fun-to-Read Ride Reports
Last Post: DK Custom
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 3,572
0 Benelli tank on 79’ sportster
Last Post: Highly-Dangerous
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 586
0 Hi from Spain
Last Post: Highly-Dangerous
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 906
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 15,002
Views: 1,418,991
More...
Members Birthdays
Sponsored Links
Closed Thread
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 16th December 2016
IronMick's Avatar
IronMick IronMick is offline
Rider Of The Iron Steed
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: London, ON Canada
Posts: 32,041
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1978
Reputation: 999799
IronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond reputeIronMick has a reputation beyond repute
Lightbulb Contributions from DR DICK

Quote:
Originally Posted by GA_Ironhead View Post
I don't think anybody here expects Mick to do this by himself. With the Dr's 6300+ posts, expecting any single person to cull the collection is beyond the pale. Let's help him out, search for our fave topics and provide links!
Thank you, GA_Ironhead. DR DICK has posted here for almost 7 full years.

This thread is to contain only links to threads or posts originated by DR DICK, or to which he has made a major contribution. Links may be to the thread or to an individual post within a thread. Any member of XLForum may make suggestions.

This thread is locked so that only myself can edit it. To include an entry please send me a PM including the thread or post title and link. I will copy the title and link into this thread.

When more posts have accumulated I will organise this into sections such as Clutch, Transmission, Electrical, etc as indicated by the content of the submissions.

EDIT: OK, I started a few sections; will continue as more threads are submitted; suggestions always welcome by PM

Entire Bike

getting this 78 back to the way it should be.
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1297584[

Engine

Procedure for adjusting/tightening your cylinders and heads
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread...in+Plug&page=8

purpose of the transfer valve
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...8&postcount=40

why crankcase case drain plugs strip
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1595420

cam cover bushing line reaming mystique
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...1&postcount=18

Intake/exhaust valve size
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...08&postcount=7

cam cover removal
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...9&postcount=44

a little cam overview
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...3&postcount=12

Clutch

Dry clutch hub identification and interchangeability
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1605960

How to keep a,dry clutch dry
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1690249

keeping the dry clutch derby cover sealed
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1891483

clutch steels, why wet slips/drags and why dry dont
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...4&postcount=21

adjusting a dry clutch:
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...89&postcount=9

Early Sportster Dry Clutch Springs
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.php?p=5465045

Transmission
how to blueprint your shifter
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1734747

1954-1972 Trans Corner Reinforcement
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...40&postcount=1

trans access door alignment
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1392866

c-ratio gearboxes
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=984801
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1271769
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=978417
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1523130
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1582406

Stroker Engines

84 cubic inch 900 motor teardown pics
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1208660

info on stroker piston clearance ... and piston design
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...9&postcount=26

Magneto

Magneto spark plugs
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...5&postcount=42
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...3&postcount=83
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...5&postcount=33

Magneto points - materials of construction
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...6&postcount=17

mag clearancing pix for 1000cc vin boss (retrofit)
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...3&postcount=33

three fm condensers
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...1&postcount=50

three fm coils
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...7&postcount=51

Carb and Intake Manifold

Super B float needle
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...53&postcount=8

intake manifold leak plague
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?p=3203642

Intake Manifolds
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...98&postcount=6

Frame, Wheels

Ironhead taming the short frame
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1620249

==========

Kickstarting a Magneto Sportster
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...3&postcount=83

deaf dumb & charly go racing
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1666561

why battery "eliminators" are a scam
(referring to accell battery eliminator capacitor)
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...2&postcount=13

Pictorial Guide for Identifying Heads
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...44&postcount=1

chopper geometry basics
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...6&postcount=38

Covered rear shock repair
http://xlforum.net/forums/s...4&postcount=45

Early oil separator
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...68&postcount=6
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...1&postcount=15
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...9&postcount=24

Humor/Nostalgia
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1804192

Steps for assembling your ironhead
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread...in+Plug&page=7

ironhead timing change from 45 degrees on 900 to 40 degrees on 1000
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread...1547480&page=3

57 to 76 production oil pumps
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...&postcount=204

1952-on Handlebars
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...5&postcount=12

big inch guys pay attn.
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2004210

the other side of amf
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2004212

early crash bars
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2004209

Ironhead rear hub thread
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1525902
__________________
Mick
IronHead Forever!

Visit Mick's WebSite
[And Check Out My Autobiog]

Last edited by IronMick; 3rd October 2019 at 23:49..
Closed Thread

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 03:47.


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