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25th August 2011, 20:09
Anyone have recommendations for a shop to do a full 883 => 1212 conversion? Just starting to do some ground work, as I'm pretty sure I just blew the head gasket on the bike I picked up 3 weeks ago. Most likely going with an NRHS kit. Anyways, any recs and opinions are welcome, especially personal experience. I'm not rolling in cash (welcome to the club right?) so I'm trying to stay away from dealerships if at all possible.
TIA guys :banadanc
ALSO, if there are any local guys who KNOW WHAT THEY'RE DOING AND CAN BE VOUCHED FOR, maybe we can work out a side deal.
25th August 2011, 21:44
Mid-afternoon bored out of my head bump.
21st September 2011, 06:25
I guess most of us do our own work. I don't even know where to start looking for a decent indy around here.
Phillober did his own conversion and has a great thread about it. If you have the time, a decent set of tools, and some mechanical aptitude I don't see any reason you can't accomplish this yourself.
21st September 2011, 07:30
Wildchild Cycles in Saginaw Northeast Fort Worth
Wild Child Cycles, LLC
209 East Mcleroy Blvd Saginaw TX 76179
Phone: (817) 306.9453 Fax: (817) 306.1534
My son in law uses this shop .
21st September 2011, 13:48
These are from the Sticky in the IronHead forum ...
USA, TX, Dallas: Brown's Cycle Repair Inc
USA, TX, the DFW area: http://www.ironheadcycle.com/pages/mission.htm , I highly recommend Gary
USA, TX, El Paso: Bikers Custom, 7631 Alameda Ave, 915-772-4827, Owner and main dude is Jim
USA, TX, Houston: Southern Motorcycle, Ron or Bob
USA, TX, Lawn: Mikes Motor/Machine Shop, 325-370-8189, ambritcycleparts.com
Here is the Sticky ...
Recommended IronHead Mechanics
25th September 2011, 00:05
If you have the time, a decent set of tools, and some mechanical aptitude I don't see any reason you can't accomplish this yourself.
If I can do it anybody can :laugh
it's easier than you think, just takes some time
here's my thread
and any question you have along the way can be answered by this forum
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