The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > GENERAL AREA > Other Motorcycle Discussion
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Notices

Other Motorcycle Discussion Non-Sportster an non-Buell discussion area

Active Threads
0 Snippets
Last Post: gravydog
Posted On: 1 Minute Ago
Replies: 443
Views: 52,696
0 Average age of the Ironhead forum users
Last Post: sungod
Posted On: 1 Minute Ago
Replies: 494
Views: 113,584
0 07 883 Low .... lifting
Last Post: npaisnel
Posted On: 8 Minutes Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 281
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Crusty
Posted On: 9 Minutes Ago
Replies: 20,397
Views: 1,212,014
0 Starter Worked, Then It Didn't
Last Post: VintageVinny
Posted On: 18 Minutes Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 196
0 This is gonna hurt.
Last Post: backintoxls
Posted On: 36 Minutes Ago
Replies: 8,328
Views: 1,823,349
0 Late 84-85 primary cover to 86-90 cover??
Last Post: 85IRONDIRT
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 691
0 Windage Tray
Last Post: SLW210
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 121
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 49,921
Views: 8,157,286
0 HAMMERPerf 90" In the Works
Last Post: SLW210
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1,636
Views: 221,547
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 27,303
Views: 2,837,735
0 This place still sucks!!!
Last Post: DEEP DIVER
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 2,334
0 Shock mount sheared
Last Post: NLXL
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 84
0 Speedo fog
Last Post: NLXL
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 160
0 Rubbermount Poll
Last Post: rich56
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 256
Views: 84,666
0 How many miles do you have on your rubbermount?
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 492
Views: 101,095
2 WOW, This cracked? Wtf?
Last Post: XL_1200C
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 687
0 '81 front Shocks
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 113
0 2009 Iron 883 Wont Start!
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 1,659
0 "The Blues" thread!
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 984
Views: 108,577
0 Rear shocks ?
Last Post: Ranchero50
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 978
0 Newbie seeks smoother ride
Last Post: Ranchero50
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 5,170
0 Slip on alternative
Last Post: bordens
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,737
0 WTF Happened
Last Post: ZCarFan
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,266
Views: 224,636
0 Best seat for long rides
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 142
Views: 36,198
0 Do you use premium gas in your Sportster?
Last Post: Blacky
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,845
Views: 401,530
0 never mind
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 270
Views: 44,173
0 Ammo cans
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 185
0 Newbie Full Rebuild Help Thread
Last Post: thecarfarmer
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 229
0 03 xlh 88"
Last Post: Blacky
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 5,867
More...
Members Birthdays
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #51  
Old 24th January 2021
canoli's Avatar
canoli canoli is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Washington Heights NYC
Posts: 172
Sportster/Buell Model: xlh1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1992
Reputation: 98993
canoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud ofcanoli has much to be proud of
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Iron Mike View Post
It very well may not be any more of a pile of junk than buying a used Ironhead, Shovelhead or EVO that has been passed through multiple owners. How many swap meet specials get put together out of questionable parts, ridden and then sold? If he test rides it and gets it for the right price, rides it for a bit he could sell it for a couple grand. Big deal. Most on here waste that much money on tassels and other crap.
Test ride will tell a lot.
Here in AZ, 3% of MSRP in repairs deems it totaled. 3% can be added up in a few scratches, chrome pieces and the labor to replace it. I know I have written up some ins estimates and I included every screw, clip and shiny crap that did not appear new. It adds up quick .
The test ride will reveal most. To say it’s utter junk is a premature statement.
FWIW, any shovel or Ironhead frame I’ve seen put back in the frame jig, accident or not, needed work.
It’s up to the buyer to look it over.
Thank you! For a great post and for yanking the thread out of the miserable gutter it was falling into. Jeez...
Reply With Quote
  #52  
Old 24th January 2021
Iron Mike Iron Mike is offline
Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 2,439
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1964
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLCH IR EFI
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1971
Other Motorcycle Model: BMW K1200RS
Other Motorcycle Year: 2001
Reputation: 1764485
Iron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond reputeIron Mike has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by canoli View Post
Thank you! For a great post and for yanking the thread out of the miserable gutter it was falling into. Jeez...
What kind of oil do you use in a bike with a salvage title?????
(Now we’re back on track!)
Reply With Quote
  #53  
Old 24th January 2021
wolfryder wolfryder is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Hammond Louisiana
Posts: 47
Sportster/Buell Model: 1978 ironhead sportster
Sportster/Buell Year: 1978
Other Motorcycle Model: 81 fxe lowrider
Reputation: 39555
wolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to beholdwolfryder is a splendid one to behold
Thumbs down Junk

By that pile of junk and if it has no oil in it just remember ya cant fix stupid:ha ha
Reply With Quote
  #54  
Old 24th January 2021
rejeanprimeau's Avatar
rejeanprimeau rejeanprimeau is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: On a farm
Posts: 6,462
Sportster/Buell Model: XL77.2R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Reputation: 3275038
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

How many bike have cracked or bent frame from crash that was not reported to insurance: countless.

Spend a 100$ for a expertise then from the expert report you now have a good shot at the dealer to lower is price.

We shall always have an inspection when buying a vehicule, that was what my mother said to me when young. I got a lemon and complain to her about it. Do you need your mom advice also?
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 14:40.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC