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hi, new to the forum and hope this is the right place to start.
finally restoring my CR and hoping i can get some advice with the last few parts. i can fabricate parts and with a load of luck someone out there might be able to supply some photos and measurements of the parts i have missing ??, rear turn signal brackets, fairing support brackets and rectifier bracket. heres hoping thanks
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http://www.imagenet.net/ironhead/parts.htm

No info on this site, but lots of stuff there. May be worth sifting through. That's assuming you're fabricating because you can't find things though.

Also:
https://www.budkepowersports.com/oem-parts

Goes back to at least a 77. Should at least be able to find part numbers to further the search if you do want to try tracking originals down.
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Thanks for the welcome, hope I can also be be of help to others on their restorations
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Welcome from France!

Good luck with finding the missing parts. Post pics when you can.(use imgbb.com)
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Do you already know about this?...

http://www.xlcrclub.com/
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http://www.xlcrclub.com/
Hi Mick , thanks for the info, yes i knew about the club and had already contacted them quite a while back, sadly the club and membership had been suspended due to operational help.
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I sold my XLCR about a month ago but it is still sitting in my garage. Despite paying for it Buddy hasn't come to get it yet. I can take photos of the bits on the bike. Let me know what you need.
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Forgive my terminology ignorance, but isn’t the gear selecting portion of the XLCR transmission unique in that the shift pattern is reversed? If so, how rare is this part of the transmission? I’d like a reverse pattern on my ‘81 IH racebike but the linkage to do this with the way I’ve fabricated my rearsets is tricky and you can’t simply turn the shift lever around like on other bikes.
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Just undo the selector disc from the pawl carrier, grind the weld, pull disc off shaft off, turn disc over and re-weld, so not rocket science!!!

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