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Hmmmm..... I thought the Ironhead manifolds used a hose type clamp setup and the EVO's used a squish type wedge o-ring setup.

Plus looking at pictures on eBay, the two manifolds seem to be shaped differently. Pretty sure it's because the Ironhead head has the metal sleeve sticking out and the evo's have and in-set tapered opening for the wedge o-ring.

That said, maybe looking at how they mount the two barrel weber carbs to Harleys maybe be the path to follow.

Pict from Yahoo images, here's a weber on an Iron:
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/8e/a9...0bae9a157b.jpg
Yes you are correct on the Ironhead mounting.

Weber wold do nothing for my EFI project, its a carb.

Thanks again guys for the replies that were given, however as of yesterday I now have two XB9 TB's mounted on my Ironhead. One on the right and one on the left.
(yes I have provisions for Crank pos, TPS, Cam, MAF and Fuel PSI ect, and am considering traction control as well)

Now working on the twin cable apparatus.

Trying to get EVO/Buell dimensions to make the parts to adapt to early IH has proven to be the most difficult task, as I have no parts to reference.
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