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 > Rubber Mount Sportster Motorcycle Talk (2004-2006)
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Rubber Mount Sportster Motorcycle Talk (2004-2006) This area is to discuss issues, problems and anything else unique to the 2004 and above Sportster motorcycles

Active Threads
0 Improving braking 66 XLH RestoMod
Last Post: kitabel
Posted On: 33 Minutes Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 68
0 Andrews flowmaster carb on ebay
Last Post: kitabel
Posted On: 35 Minutes Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,522
0 HF bike lift
Last Post: Bluto
Posted On: 39 Minutes Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 254
0 04 brake upgrade question
Last Post: Calcustom
Posted On: 49 Minutes Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 96
0 Bikers choice main jet threads
Last Post: awright2009
Posted On: 50 Minutes Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 232
0 41mm V-Twin Narrow-glide conversion for XL
Last Post: keithnh
Posted On: 55 Minutes Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 480
0 Ironhead high speed cruise prob
Last Post: ohiodk
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 57
0 What a birthday I've had
Last Post: Calcustom
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 793
0 VIN Oddity
Last Post: BigLerowski
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 8
0 Don't Think I Ever Did This
Last Post: Tipofthelake
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 174
0 1966 XLH...sort of
Last Post: Captain Johnny
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 432
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 47,699
Views: 7,633,746
0 Piston and cylinder condition
Last Post: Yourstrulythom
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 15
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 17,427
Views: 1,009,237
0 Info needed on mini sumps.
Last Post: Iron Mike
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 272
0 Chinese S&S carbs
Last Post: kitabel
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 83
0 Another lubrications question
Last Post: shanneba
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 52
0 yost power tube guy
Last Post: kitabel
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 470
0 Sportster fans, tell us why!
Last Post: scooby
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 611
Views: 173,625
0 This is gonna hurt.
Last Post: seajay
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 8,096
Views: 1,710,542
0 Another Podcast Interview for Parrothead
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 96
0 FDR Drive pothole did this...if u can believe it
Last Post: canoli
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 608
0 "S" model specific Q&A
Last Post: MikeBel
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,978
Views: 403,177
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: BigLerowski
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 6,959
Views: 985,526
0 Graduated to Ironhead
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 45
0 What engine oil do you use?
Last Post: Steve9
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 476
Views: 101,762
0 Difficult to start/not starting 66 XLH
Last Post: gvthnks
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 401
0 XL Forum T-Shirts ?
Last Post: Crusty
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 143
0 Main shaft bearing preferences
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 318
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 19,910
Views: 2,027,477
More...
Members Birthdays
debster, brknwng (72), TerryW (67), doc_davo (65), clh, Hanoverfiste (48), XL-DecentGlide (45), nobleff517 (45), joekangiser (42), scroggy (36), sgvrider (33)
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 2 Days Ago
XL Ed's Avatar
XL Ed XL Ed is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,910
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2004
Reputation: 1733979
XL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond reputeXL Ed has a reputation beyond repute
Default

No you are thinking of that other stuff. Chitanium. E's got taiwanimum. Totally different but much the same.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 2 Days Ago
sportsterpaul's Avatar
sportsterpaul sportsterpaul is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In a swamp/Michigan
Posts: 14,458
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1460C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL1200R
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2006
Other Motorcycle Model: XL1200R
Other Motorcycle Year: 2004
Reputation: 11629417
sportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I was going to suggest large fender washers with rubber washers under them to spread the load and quell some vibes?
__________________
I.B.A.#26543, Growing old-Mandatory/ Growing up-optional. Men do not quit playing because they get old, they get old because they stop playing!

The XL Forum Sportsterpedia:
http://sportsterpedia.com/doku.php/start
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 2 Days Ago
Hippysmack's Avatar
Hippysmack Hippysmack is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 6,021
Sportster/Buell Model: Xl1250S
Sportster/Buell Year: 98
Other Motorcycle Model: Kawasaki Vulcan 500
Other Motorcycle Year: 95
Reputation: 5839052
Hippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond repute
Default

It's certainly not billet, which it should be.
Cast ain't gonna hold up well no matter how thick.

Alignment bar is a bandaid.
They should use better material or start using them for license plate backing in my opinion.
__________________
Reference the XLFORUM'S Sportsterpedia for additional technical information & advice

In Search of Fuel, Sunshine and a Steady Idle.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 2 Days Ago
rejeanprimeau's Avatar
rejeanprimeau rejeanprimeau is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: On a farm
Posts: 6,295
Sportster/Buell Model: XL77.2R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Reputation: 2500401
rejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hippysmack View Post
It's certainly not billet, which it should be.
Cast ain't gonna hold up well no matter how thick.

Alignment bar is a bandaid.
They should use better material or start using them for license plate backing in my opinion.
Why you want us losing our plates?
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



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 17:25.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC