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I don't think anybody here expects Mick to do this by himself. With the Dr's 6300+ posts, expecting any single person to cull the collection is beyond the pale. Let's help him out, search for our fave topics and provide links!
Thank you, GA_Ironhead. DR DICK has posted here for almost 7 full years.

This thread is to contain only links to threads or posts originated by DR DICK, or to which he has made a major contribution. Links may be to the thread or to an individual post within a thread. Any member of XLForum may make suggestions.

This thread is locked so that only myself can edit it. To include an entry please send me a PM including the thread or post title and link. I will copy the title and link into this thread.

When more posts have accumulated I will organise this into sections such as Clutch, Transmission, Electrical, etc as indicated by the content of the submissions.

EDIT: OK, I started a few sections; will continue as more threads are submitted; suggestions always welcome by PM

Entire Bike

getting this 78 back to the way it should be.
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1297584[

Engine

Procedure for adjusting/tightening your cylinders and heads
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread...in+Plug&page=8

purpose of the transfer valve
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...8&postcount=40

why crankcase case drain plugs strip
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1595420

cam cover bushing line reaming mystique
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...1&postcount=18

Intake/exhaust valve size
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...08&postcount=7

cam cover removal
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...9&postcount=44

a little cam overview
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...3&postcount=12

Clutch

Dry clutch hub identification and interchangeability
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1605960

How to keep a,dry clutch dry
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1690249

keeping the dry clutch derby cover sealed
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1891483

clutch steels, why wet slips/drags and why dry dont
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...4&postcount=21

adjusting a dry clutch:
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...89&postcount=9

Early Sportster Dry Clutch Springs
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.php?p=5465045

Transmission
how to blueprint your shifter
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1734747

1954-1972 Trans Corner Reinforcement
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...40&postcount=1

trans access door alignment
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1392866

c-ratio gearboxes
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=984801
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1271769
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=978417
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1523130
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1582406

Stroker Engines

84 cubic inch 900 motor teardown pics
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1208660

info on stroker piston clearance ... and piston design
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...9&postcount=26

Magneto

Magneto spark plugs
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...5&postcount=42
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...3&postcount=83
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...5&postcount=33

Magneto points - materials of construction
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...6&postcount=17

mag clearancing pix for 1000cc vin boss (retrofit)
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...3&postcount=33

three fm condensers
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...1&postcount=50

three fm coils
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...7&postcount=51

Carb and Intake Manifold

Super B float needle
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...53&postcount=8

intake manifold leak plague
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?p=3203642

Intake Manifolds
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...98&postcount=6

Frame, Wheels

Ironhead taming the short frame
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1620249

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Kickstarting a Magneto Sportster
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...3&postcount=83

deaf dumb & charly go racing
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1666561

why battery "eliminators" are a scam
(referring to accell battery eliminator capacitor)
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...2&postcount=13

Pictorial Guide for Identifying Heads
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...44&postcount=1

chopper geometry basics
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...6&postcount=38

Covered rear shock repair
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...4&postcount=45
Continued here...
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...7&postcount=55

Early oil separator
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...68&postcount=6
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...1&postcount=15
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...9&postcount=24

Humor/Nostalgia
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1804192

Steps for assembling your ironhead
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread...in+Plug&page=7

ironhead timing change from 45 degrees on 900 to 40 degrees on 1000
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread...1547480&page=3

57 to 76 production oil pumps
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...&postcount=204

1952-on Handlebars
http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...5&postcount=12

big inch guys pay attn.
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2004210

the other side of amf
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2004212

early crash bars
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2004209

Ironhead rear hub thread
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1525902
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