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It wouldn't be a real XLCH without a kicker!

And a magneto.

Please don't try to rock the CH moniker in the EFI era. It just ain't right...
Nar it aint right but a bet ya' it will happen. HD aint slow on using there Heritage.

I guess my Question can be read 2 ways. What wouldn you like and what do you think it would/will be?

I can see a 72 with the XLX engine and swingarm The more I picture it the more I start to like it to. Mmm with that seat of a sportster sport and
with 76 AMF graphics

Light wheels with hollow axels as well! 17&19inch


It would be cool with a kicker and with electronick ignition perhaps start a little eiser when warm.

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In my opinion, this is the closest that H-D has come to building an XLCH since they discontinued them in the 1970's. Still an Ironhead, though. They even have "CH" in the serial number...

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No matter what parts that H-D mixed and matched, a new XLCH wouldn't be skinny or light (or powerful) enough to carry the name. Granted, it would be more powerful than the original XLCH, but relative to other contempory bikes, it wouldn't be the hot rod it was back then. Still, a stripped-down Sportster with more power, mids, and decent suspension and brakes would be a welcome addition to the lineup.
i concurr.

i was going to say.

new XLCH bloated, heavy and built for the masses of asses.. not the real deal..

a REAL XLCH would be a 80/80 hp/tq outta the box before stage 1 or other "UPGRAdES"
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In my opinion, this is the closest that H-D has come to building an XLCH since they discontinued them in the 1970's. Still an Ironhead, though. They even have "CH" in the serial number...

The 98-03 1200 Sport was just as close dimensionwise, but more powerful.

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Light wheels with hollow axels as well! 17&19inch
I like the look of 19" & 19" rims:

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I like the look of 19" & 19" rims:

Shore does . I was thinking about having lots of tyre choices the 18/19 always looked just fine to me.
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The 98-03 1200 Sport was just as close dimensionwise, but more powerful.
Yeah, I started to include it, but it wasn't as stripped-down and narrow as the XLX, and according to the published factory dry weights, was 15 lbs heavier. Nice bikes, though.
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I guess thats why thers a whole industry offering us alternative parts.

Screamin Eagle parts is why the stock bikes don't have it.They want you to spend thousands more on that stuff when you find the kid down the street with his 10 years old R-6 can dust your ass.

And to the other post blaming emissions….Emissions has nothing to do with it since the advent of EFI and converters. Look at the Z/06..same h-p as the 1967 427 L-88 (505 at the rear wheels and 585 at the crank).

The most powerful street cars of all time are NOW…with all the emissions and safety.
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