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 > Frame Mount EVO Sportster Talk (1986-2003 models)
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Notices

Active Threads
0 Replace lifter(s) w/out teardown?
Last Post: canoli
Posted On: 2 Minutes Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 42
0 S&S Super E Carb
Last Post: Steve9
Posted On: 35 Minutes Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 725
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 51 Minutes Ago
Replies: 22,340
Views: 2,284,278
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 55 Minutes Ago
Replies: 18,160
Views: 1,072,771
0 Oil not returning to tank
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 129
0 Sportsters in movies and TV
Last Post: dodgetrucken
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 39
0 100 vs 110 front tire
Last Post: Tomcatt
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 127
Views: 75,943
0 Fair price for used parts
Last Post: rivethog
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 44
0 Mikuni - hangin revs
Last Post: GA_Ironhead
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 308
0 so it's officially ended
Last Post: Iron Mike
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 2,658
0 79-85 Breather Vent Mod - Adding a Secondary Vent Hose at 6:00 Position
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 3,359
0 Harley quoted me $1300 for a mini ape install
Last Post: robbie202
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 186
Views: 43,032
0 New to me '08 1200R
Last Post: PhiRR
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 856
0 TC88A update ?
Last Post: HOG63
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 5,211
0 ....1
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,823
Views: 335,031
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 48,421
Views: 7,822,369
5 Dynatek DSPT-1 ?
Last Post: HOG63
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 9,473
0 Riding music
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 739
0 Xr750
Last Post: Armand
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 133
0 99 1200S Sport Ignition Troubleshooting
Last Post: CCC
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
3 Wtb, Wts, Wtt, Wtg (Ironhead)
Last Post: slojoe631
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 265,238
0 KT - 2020 - Where Eagles Dare
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 14,498
0 Xl???
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 543
0 Help me identify this washer
Last Post: SD_Mike
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 316
0 Rear head removal on 77 Sportster
Last Post: randy3934
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 598
0 How to remove Bendix float bowl?
Last Post: Greasyman
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 101
0 Now I did it. Feel my pain
Last Post: decman
Posted On: 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 215
0 old parts
Last Post: Iron Mike
Posted On: 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 636
0 Digital speedo from street bob on a sporty?
Last Post: yelladox
Posted On: 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 298
0 RIDE REPORT During Covid, 13 States & Some Spectacular Riding
Last Post: DK Custom
Posted On: 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 238
More...
Members Birthdays
texrex (68), jjluvstoride (55), luisbmns (50), njstoehr (44), tacho75xlh (41), 80ironhead80 (31), Xttrackerr (25)
View Poll Results: What is your average Oil Temp when riding in the open road?
150 ish w/ out oil cooler 25 6.10%
150 ish w/oil cooler 14 3.41%
175 ish w/ out oil cooler 83 20.24%
175 ish w/oil cooler 15 3.66%
200 ish w/ out oil cooler 170 41.46%
200 ish w/oil cooler 20 4.88%
225+ w/ out oil cooler 25 6.10%
225+ w/oil cooler 0 0%
Not sure 29 7.07%
Who cares I just ride it 29 7.07%
Voters: 410. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #121  
Old 29th April 2020
Highly-Dangerous's Avatar
Highly-Dangerous Highly-Dangerous is offline
Senior Chief Know It All 2nd Class
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: 17130 Spain
Posts: 1,423
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 883 ₪ 1275
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Other Motorcycle Model: Big Dog K9
Other Motorcycle Year: 2006
Reputation: 3374689
Highly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond reputeHighly-Dangerous has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I am looking for the one with black sphere & white numbering... all sold out in Spain... and no ones knows when will have more available!

__________________
[B][COLOR="Red"]CLICK->>[/COLOR][URL="http://sportsterpedia.com/doku.php/start"]"Maintenance is as much art as it is science"[/URL][COLOR="red"]<<-CLICK[/COLOR][/B]

[IMG]http://xlforum.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=20617&d=1576580635[/IMG]
Reply With Quote
  #122  
Old 29th April 2020
Billy1200's Avatar
Billy1200 Billy1200 is offline
Flat Track Racer
 
Join Date: Dec 2019
Posts: 221
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200 C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2002
Other Motorcycle Model: Xvs650 dragstar
Other Motorcycle Year: 1999
Reputation: 58718
Billy1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to beholdBilly1200 is a splendid one to behold
Default

I'v seen them on e bay uk only yesterday
__________________
2002 XL 1200C
Reply With Quote
  #123  
Old 30th April 2020
hammer6315 hammer6315 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 557
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH883
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 2005 XL1200Custom
Reputation: 1269848
hammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond reputehammer6315 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by harley506d View Post
Genuine Harley analog type.
Bought genuine so i could sort of guarantee build quality and accuracy!

At least it comes off easy compared to stock and as long as you know how far off it reads, it matters not really.
Now that I've had mine for some years, I glance at it every-now-and-then.
Reply With Quote
  #124  
Old 2nd May 2020
84cj's Avatar
84cj 84cj is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Sep 2019
Posts: 63
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200S
Sportster/Buell Year: 1999
Reputation: 96543
84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of84cj has much to be proud of
Default

Recently put a Harley oil temp dipstick/gauge on mine. Bought a used oil tank for $10 that had a Harley gauge in it. Took it for a ride today, forgot to check the temp when I got home. A quick glance while at a stop light, appeared to be around 150. 67ish outdoor temp.
__________________
1999 1200S
Reply With Quote
  #125  
Old 3rd May 2020
boomerguy boomerguy is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Rural area in SW Virginia
Posts: 891
Sportster/Buell Model: XL883 Standard
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Reputation: 2029873
boomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I went for a 120 mile ride today through the mountains and on the interstate. The ambient temperature went up to 80 degrees F. My oil temp went up to 220 degrees F and stayed there. I checked the oil when I got home and the level was the same. My 2005 XL883 Standard ran perfectly with the external crankcase breather. Tomorrow, I'm going to do it again and hope to get back home before the monsoons roll in for a few days.
Bike therapy. Gotta love it!
Reply With Quote
  #126  
Old 7th June 2020
03SportyBoy 03SportyBoy is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Feb 2020
Posts: 1
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Reputation: 10
03SportyBoy is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

I know the engines are not the same but I learned you can lower or raise engine temps in the tuning alone.
Example: I used to have a 450 quad with a near nationals bulit engine. Talking 13:1 compression, single cylinder and water cooled. 180F was the target temp. A little rich it was a little lower, little lean it was higher.
I'm going to guess here with my 03 1200 my temps are atleast somewhat kept down due to pretty much perfect jetting along with the Dynatek 2ki ign module adjusted correctly. Mine only climbs over 200F on really hot days. But only maybe to 205F.
I strictly run VR1 dino. (50wt above 60F weather and 20w50 in cooler weather months). Call me a P.... But rides in 95F+ just suck. Helmet gets gross...best felt when you slip it back on after a decent hot ride....so I dont!
Thems my 3cents no one asked for��
Reply With Quote
  #127  
Old 20th July 2020
Hellbent_4 Hellbent_4 is offline
Harley Engineer
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: On lake Erie
Posts: 332
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH883 Hugger
Sportster/Buell Year: 2002
Reputation: 130211
Hellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud ofHellbent_4 has much to be proud of
Default

25 miles yesterday in 93 degrees. Not a lot of time at traffic lights and temp was around 190.
Reply With Quote
  #128  
Old 20th July 2020
boomerguy boomerguy is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Rural area in SW Virginia
Posts: 891
Sportster/Buell Model: XL883 Standard
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Reputation: 2029873
boomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond reputeboomerguy has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Monsoons are gone here and now we have temps in the upper 90's every day with very high humidity, placing the Heat Index well into the triple digits. If I can't ride in the early mornings, I don't go. I ride for pleasure, not pain.
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 18:28.


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