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I dug this 60 xlch out of moth balls to clean it up and make a nice resto rider. The top end was done years ago and never driven. The project is to make it respectable with correct parts and hardware. It will get stock paint not over done, and rewired. The motor runs strong and shifts perfectly so some minor cleaning and touch up not to over do that either. Let's see what happens.





























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About time we saw a real carburetor! Fine machine you got there
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Looking forward to see the end results of your efforts.

Based on your other bikes you've shown us, she has a good home and will surely be a beauty.
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Small world - your engine number and mine are about 10 apart!
I wish you good luck and shall be watching lol
At least yours runs (blub blub)
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Very nice bike! Nice project.
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Very cool looking bike I am envious
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That is an awesome machine nice and clean I miss my 59 so bad.
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cool.i was going to ask about the buddy seat but that was answered in pic#8.you removed the oil tank is the chrome staying?
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I'm sorry (for me, not for you) that the bike will be repainted. There's something very right about flames (especially ones done as well as yours) on Sportster tanks. I've got an '81 tank, if the two tanks are compatible, that you should paint and save the flames.
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