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 Iree's late night cafe
Last Post: ~Grind~
Posted On: 54 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1,009
Views: 106,739
0 XL883L 2006 coughing and backfiring
Last Post: Barnoff
Posted On: 56 Minutes Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 371
0 G,Day from Gods Country.
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 42
0 Lets see your off season builds
Last Post: madnss
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1,207
Views: 133,178
0 Both of my Sportsters going to the auction now
Last Post: cazz1000
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 352
0 Oops.... Nicked the Steering Stem
Last Post: Sadsack
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 682
0 Do you like Brazilians???
Last Post: Bama Lee XLC
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 372
Views: 58,227
0 S&S IST Ignition
Last Post: rocketmangb
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 83
0 71 -80 magneto
Last Post: T.B.Road
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 4,030
0 Bendix / Zenith questions
Last Post: randy3934
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 278
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: kmul
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,728
Views: 392,495
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: herostar
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,630
Views: 667,518
6 What gasket sealer goo do you like?
Last Post: KCinSB
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 277
0 Replacing Rocker Arm Bushings
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 482
0 Winter Storm Warning
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 433
0 Painting Saddle Bags
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 178
0 1200s mid throttle stumble
Last Post: NZstu
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 2,909
0 Those little ways to personalize your bike...
Last Post: RussW
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,601
0 Horn and starter button stop working
Last Post: Yellowstone Kelly
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 547
0 Shock Length Increase And Ride Height Increase New Question
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 105
0 Poll: How Tall are You?
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 463
Views: 62,312
0 The O-FISH-ALL Red Sportster Thread
Last Post: Bstrdbike
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 317
Views: 91,434
3 Wtb, Wts, Wtt, Wtg (Ironhead)
Last Post: DirtyHarry68
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 206,401
0 Spark Plug
Last Post: ezmerf
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 324
0 Big Bore '03 883R :)
Last Post: jkinkade
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 982
0 Any K model guys interested in cam regrinding?
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 148
Views: 12,312
0 Filters
Last Post: Toejam503
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 412
0 ***DK Custom Products Stealth LED Driving - Passing Lights***
Last Post: DK Custom
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 2,996
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 9,627
Views: 803,774
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 42,539
Views: 6,598,924
More...
Members Birthdays
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #171  
Old 30th April 2016
Tribulation Tribulation is offline
Greasemonkey
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 111
Sportster/Buell Model: Lxch 1000
Sportster/Buell Year: 1979
Reputation: 741
Tribulation will become famous soon enoughTribulation will become famous soon enoughTribulation will become famous soon enoughTribulation will become famous soon enoughTribulation will become famous soon enoughTribulation will become famous soon enoughTribulation will become famous soon enough
Default

And this one last week.


Sent from my SM-G928V using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #172  
Old 30th April 2016
ezmerf's Avatar
ezmerf ezmerf is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Booneville,Ms.
Posts: 4,265
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1974
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLS
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1980
Blog Entries: 1
Reputation: 53828
ezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to beholdezmerf is a splendid one to behold
Default

Nice tools Tribulation.On the clutch tool I made the flat stock long enough to come past the crank shaft sprocket drill two hole for holes in crankshaft sprocket to match but mind was a XLCH and didn't have the compensating spring as electric start may not work for you but it locks everything up.Plus I used a bigger all thread and pushed in on center of clutch basket.Double nut it on the end so you can screw it in.
__________________
Murphy's Law :vvet:

Last edited by ezmerf; 30th April 2016 at 22:53.. Reason: Added something think I got it all.
Reply With Quote
  #173  
Old 27th July 2016
Le_Jack's Avatar
Le_Jack Le_Jack is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Paris - France
Posts: 78
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1976
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLS (Barn Find WIP)
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1979
Other Motorcycle Model: XLH (basket case)
Other Motorcycle Year: 1976
Reputation: 1524
Le_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura aboutLe_Jack has a spectacular aura about
Default Homemade timken bearing tooling

My latest addition to my tool box made with 2" and 1" round stock I had laying around in the workshop and other bits and pieces like one used set of wheel bearing salvaged from my 79 project.

It was my first "real" project on my small 8x14 lathe and I'm no way pretending to be anything close to a proper machinist but I thought I should share this on the forum so it may give idea to other members to take the step and start making some chips....

It was great fun to build these tools and I really enjoyed to have to solve quiet many newbie "lathe operator" challenges on the way like my first internal and external threading, the blind bore threading or the indexing contraption for drilling holes for the handles, and many others...

Learned a lot with this first tooling project and it already paid back for about 30% of the price I paid for the lathe if I had to buy such tools from Jims or others....








Reply With Quote
  #174  
Old 27th July 2016
needspeed needspeed is offline
XL FORUM LIFE MEMBER
 
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 796
Sportster/Buell Model: xlh
Sportster/Buell Year: 1974
Reputation: 93907
needspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud ofneedspeed has much to be proud of
Default

^^
Nice work!
bien joue
Reply With Quote
  #175  
Old 27th July 2016
brucstoudt's Avatar
brucstoudt brucstoudt is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Pottstown PA.
Posts: 12,879
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1960
Reputation: 223321
brucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant futurebrucstoudt has a brilliant future
Default

i,agree.there's some serious hours involved,with that.
__________________
72 1000cc barrels and heads, s&s 41/2'' flywheels, sifton cams, s&s super B w/ zippers thunderjet w/yost powertube, andrews gears,and shafts, competition engineering kevlar wet or dry clutch, 72 oil pump, morris magneto w/auto advance and single fire module, cycle electric generator w/electronic regulator,73 cu.in.
Reply With Quote
  #176  
Old 27th July 2016
doodah man's Avatar
doodah man doodah man is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: 37° 25' 28" N by -80° 03' 42" W
Posts: 9,670
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1975
Reputation: 351180
doodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond reputedoodah man has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by needspeed View Post
^^
Nice work!
bien joue
oui, il se marche bien!
__________________
i cut my deck to the queen of spades, but the cards were all the same
Reply With Quote
  #177  
Old 28th July 2016
ryder rick's Avatar
ryder rick ryder rick is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Cornelius, OR
Posts: 7,831
Reputation: 490806
ryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond reputeryder rick has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dragsta View Post
no need for a special wrench just to remove the oil fill plug. an adjustable wrench and a big, fat washer work perfectly. after loosening just turn it straight-on and use it like a screwdriver to get the plug out.

here is mine.

__________________
Ryder Rick "All oil threads should be killed"
Reply With Quote
  #178  
Old 28th July 2016
JackPrice53's Avatar
JackPrice53 JackPrice53 is offline
Master Mechanic
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 267
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1965
Other Motorcycle Model: Softail
Other Motorcycle Year: 2006
Reputation: 89635
JackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud ofJackPrice53 has much to be proud of
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DirtyCory View Post
primary side tool kit...

most of this stuff is in this thread already i just thought id post this kit i seen this on ebay and it seems like a lot of money, but maybe not to someone that dont have the resources or tools to make this stuff on there own. and if you think the amount of time this would take to make this stuff, $160.00 probably aint too bad for someone who hasnt already made most of this stuff a peice at a time over the years.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Clutch-Sproc...item2ec45c6fee



















dont push on the center hole on the sprocket shaft as shown here. put something inbetween it.

I bought this kit. He's a vet who lives in Salem Oregon, I believe. I live in Portland, 45 miles away. So I thought I'd help a bro out. $150 did seems a little high. I had to modify several of his components for my '62 and '65 lower ends. But nothing more than a drill press was necessary to fix my issues. Sure beats the price of JIM's tools that's for sure.
Reply With Quote
  #179  
Old 19th December 2016
Jake Nut's Avatar
Jake Nut Jake Nut is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: Pot Holes !
Posts: 21
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1974
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1979
Other Motorcycle Model: Geezer Glide
Other Motorcycle Year: 2007
Reputation: 10
Jake Nut is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Hats off to all of you ! Great stuff indeed!!
Reply With Quote
  #180  
Old 19th December 2016
45Brit 45Brit is offline
Senior Chief Know It All 2nd Class
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 1,499
Sportster/Buell Model: XL
Sportster/Buell Year: 1992
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 1978 XLCH project
Other Motorcycle Model: Sportster XLH
Other Motorcycle Year: 1975
Reputation: 540194
45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute45Brit has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I do like that kit of transmission tools.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
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 06:32.


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