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 Currently in deep shift...
Last Post: shooterj2003
Posted On: 1 Minute Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 264
0 ....1
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 9 Minutes Ago
Replies: 4,955
Views: 291,619
0 What have I done wrong? (Cleaned Carb, Now Won't Start)
Last Post: NLXL
Posted On: 10 Minutes Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 30
0 Do Loud Pipes in fact save lives?
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 22 Minutes Ago
Replies: 2,518
Views: 265,426
0 cam cover removal
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 45 Minutes Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 37
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 47 Minutes Ago
Replies: 44,677
Views: 7,022,306
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 54 Minutes Ago
Replies: 12,957
Views: 1,183,079
0 Calling all short frame riders . . .
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 194
Views: 18,098
0 1967 Harley Sprint SS250
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 6,994
0 Mounting fatbob tanks on a '74
Last Post: Tonyb65
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 7,300
0 Call the new 2020 models Sportsters?
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 136
Views: 11,512
0 Sportster Crankcase Pressure / Engine Breathing / Wetsumping and Mods
Last Post: rubine
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 742
Views: 19,428
0 erratic Badlands indicator module
Last Post: 45Brit
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 22
0 Solenoid rebuild drained battery
Last Post: mikam123
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 219
0 Leaking Head Gasket, Loose head bolts
Last Post: Blue Scoot
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 99
Views: 3,106
0 good ride today
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 79
0 Killed 2 batteries (not ran out of juice)
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 59
0 Show me your non-stock breather systems
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 295
Views: 115,085
0 How the heck do you remove seat with rear wheel on
Last Post: SHAKY DAVE
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 210
0 Oil Temp
Last Post: hammer6315
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 6,006
0 Speedo ideals
Last Post: dodgetrucken
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 121
0 Glutten for punishment sportster cams it ain't
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 209
10 how low do you let it idle
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 4,662
5 What can cause the engine to suddenly misfire?
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 145
0 Vm38 mikuni carb
Last Post: Whitewalls
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 177
0 Use Force Sportster Exhaust
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 223
0 Deleting all switches, adding push button starter 2005 sportster
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 373
0 XR750 road bike?
Last Post: Scott
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
0 75 XLH Electrical problem - Accessory Circuit
Last Post: 72 Ironhead XLH
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 83
0 75 XLH battery tray bracket
Last Post: USAFpj
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 45
More...
Members Birthdays
Tags
air cleaner, jetting, s&s, stock bike, teardrop

Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12th May 2018
davy davy is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Posts: 3
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster XL1200 CUSTOM
Sportster/Buell Year: 98
Reputation: 10
davy is an unknown quantity at this point
Default s&s teardrop air cleaner on stock bike

Hi,

I know there is a lot of threads about this subject but I didn't find the answer I was looking for.

Does the s&s teardrop air cleaner on a 98 sportser xl1200 stock bike (stock mufflers) needs rejetting or only adjusting the mixture screw is fine ?

Thanks so much
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12th May 2018
jkinkade jkinkade is offline
Flat Track Champion
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: on the Australian east coast
Posts: 644
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH 88" 2003.
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Reputation: 164691
jkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant future
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by davy View Post
Hi,

I know there is a lot of threads about this subject but I didn't find the answer I was looking for.

Does the s&s teardrop air cleaner on a 98 sportser xl1200 stock bike (stock mufflers) needs rejetting or only adjusting the mixture screw is fine ?

Thanks so much
they are a good air cleaner!!
If motor starts ok no spiting or farting & after warmed up if it runs ok, should be fine check what pilot jet as if 45 to 46 pj should be right mj about 175 to 185 the motor will tell you when you give it wide open Throttle if it needs more gas.
__________________
2003 XL 88"
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12th May 2018
davy davy is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Posts: 3
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster XL1200 CUSTOM
Sportster/Buell Year: 98
Reputation: 10
davy is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

thanks for your answer!!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 13th May 2018
jkinkade jkinkade is offline
Flat Track Champion
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: on the Australian east coast
Posts: 644
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH 88" 2003.
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Reputation: 164691
jkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant futurejkinkade has a brilliant future
Default

happy to be able to help.
just thought can also put small washer like is used for electric's, can put washer under head of needle this will bring the richer fuel curve in faster. keep stock spring & do not drill out the vacume hole in the slide. as that stops carb working to design. also if take carb top off, be very very careful . & slow & careful replacing the rubber diapgame and slide. as do not want to pinch the rubber diaphragm .
best of luck & enjoy your riding!!
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 13:01.


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