The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

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

Car Talk Believe it or not sometime we like to talk about our cars and/or their problems. Post any car related item here.

Active Threads
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 2 Minutes Ago
Replies: 13,117
Views: 1,200,726
0 I guess it''s true. (2019 The Last Year For The Sportster?)
Last Post: Bored now
Posted On: 24 Minutes Ago
Replies: 147
Views: 6,190
0 what is the.... (883 top speed)
Last Post: Nibelungen
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 24,296
0 Need some advice on 1983 Ironhead
Last Post: SHAKY DAVE
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 667
0 Lawwill XR cam cover
Last Post: vee2win
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 102
0 Torx screws on clutch cover
Last Post: rocketmangb
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 461
0 lithium battery
Last Post: hammer6315
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 113
0 Start up
Last Post: mickey t
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 549
0 45740-62 & 62A differences?
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 4,181
0 Poll for the legalization of cannabis
Last Post: davidbarker8
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 504
Views: 67,568
6 73 Sportster Starts, Runs Fine, Dies
Last Post: 4th of July
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,941
0 Any experience with this process?
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
0 You asked for it! "The Tess' Coffee Thread"
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 10,856
Views: 888,009
0 Sportster Crankcase Pressure / Engine Breathing / Wetsumping and Mods
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 768
Views: 22,309
0 Call the new 2020 models Sportsters?
Last Post: jzink0883
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 140
Views: 12,569
0 Show your bike next to an abandoned building
Last Post: Lone Rider
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 10,829
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 44,723
Views: 7,033,012
0 ironhead xlh 82 oil problem
Last Post: owlsplace
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 58
0 XLCH Sticker on front fork clamp cover
Last Post: mickey t
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 754
0 gearing is too high ?
Last Post: Ronan978
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 3,918
0 What brand synthetic oil do you use
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 439
Views: 108,226
0 Bike can't go over 75miles.
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 823
0 Grenade Plate
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 942
0 off idle stumble progress
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 151
0 A Day in the Life...
Last Post: DK Custom
Posted On: 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 659
Views: 75,385
0 Food porn
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,518
Views: 259,237
0 Sadly Leaving
Last Post: priell3
Posted On: 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 785
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: Maxeffort
Posted On: 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,236
Views: 493,683
0 Roads I'd like to ride.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,214
Views: 184,279
More...
Members Birthdays
funnythebunny, abtanner (88), bobby0824 (73), mikeabe (71), CSR (60), mus, evade49 (53), McC2430, bickel417 (33), rabbitsio (29)
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #251  
Old 1 Week Ago
Ireeman's Avatar
Ireeman Ireeman is offline
Asgardian
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Deck of Me boat
Posts: 7,945
Sportster/Buell Model: 883r
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Other Motorcycle Model: Chris Craft 32
Other Motorcycle Year: abov
Reputation: 6510925
Ireeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Add every wire in the car went through the farging steering column.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #252  
Old 1 Week Ago
Ireeman's Avatar
Ireeman Ireeman is offline
Asgardian
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Deck of Me boat
Posts: 7,945
Sportster/Buell Model: 883r
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Other Motorcycle Model: Chris Craft 32
Other Motorcycle Year: abov
Reputation: 6510925
Ireeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond reputeIreeman has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Folkie View Post
My MG Midget (1500cc) was definitely the most fun car I ever had, and I wish I still had it. No rust issue with that either.
6 or 12 volt?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #253  
Old 1 Week Ago
boomerguy boomerguy is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Rural area in SW Virginia
Posts: 386
Sportster/Buell Model: XL883 Standard
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Reputation: 988366
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

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ireeman View Post
1982 ford econoline van, was not econo in any aspect nor line of logic working on a 351 Windsor.
Failing marks on engine from Canada and worse from body manufactured in Detroit...a pig that had dual gas tanks, neither worked correct on gages. God help you if one did not know to route vacuum lines that collapsed or rotted and disappeared into the ether. Carry spare lines if you want a 7mpg roar to shift into 3rd ridiculous tall gear.
Ironically, the name of this van came from one in the 60's that was bulletproof. While I was in high school, I drove one for a grocery store to deliver anything from one pound of groceries to 500 pounds of cattle feed out in the boonies. It was basically a Ford falcon in a box with 1 "straight-6" and no amenities at all, not even windows other than the windshield and windows in the two front doors. It was driven by several crazed teenagers for hundreds of thousands of miles on unchanged oil for years with bald tires and drum brakes in extreme heat and cold. It was an ugly, horrible beast that refused to die and I don't remember a single mechanical or electrical repair ever being done to it. The last time I saw it, is was still in service and looked like it had been in several "demolition derbies". Looking back, it would have made a perfect college vehicle for me. Instead, I chose an MG....really?
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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OIL CHANGE!!! IrishThug Dealers, Stealers, Indys and Parts Dealers 26 26th April 2005 19:00
Mirrors: How important is it to see behind you? KLars Sportster Motorcycle General Discussion and Problems 37 8th April 2005 16:09



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:02.


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