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One Damn Day (Part 1)

Posted 17th September 2015 at 05:04 by Nolemags

Every damn day I would go into the workshop to do anything I would try not to look at the í69 sportster on the stand with its guts all hanging out on the concrete. An old fry pan holding motor oil with a layer of sawdust sat underneath. The sportster didnít blink. But I couldnít help but feel ashamed for tearing up that transmission three years earlier. And even more ashamed for not putting her back together.

I knew that one day, it would all wait and the priority would be to put...
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Project IronHead : Tear it down

Posted 30th April 2015 at 18:45 by st1nz



My 73 Sporty is my new project. I want to have her up and running sometime this summer. The Engine wants to turn when I jump spark but the electrical work on it is crappy. Parts of the electrical system has been rerouted and stuff taken out like fuse boxes and other important things to keep the electronics safe. I am working directly from the schematics in the manual to get it as close as possible. Has anyone else had to rewire...
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Speedo.....final layout

Posted 8th March 2015 at 03:52 by 62 Ironhead

I was never quite happy with how the speedo looked on my bike.

1st Position - was mounted using the standard bottom mount bracket and clamp, seemed to stick out a bit, looked too high and the angle was all wrong.



Tried mounting a few different ways, just didn't look that great.

Came across a mounting cup system and after a few...
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More Brass fitted up

Posted 7th March 2015 at 10:58 by 62 Ironhead

Fitted up the intake manifold with some Brass clamps and also did a mock-up of the carby with the Brass air cleaner.





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Black and Brass

Posted 28th February 2015 at 09:55 by 62 Ironhead

Fitted up my rocker and push rod covers with brass hardware, complimented with brass oil lines.



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