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  • Re: Best replacements for handlebar switches/chrome for 1979 Sportster XLH?

    Okay, not bad. However, I'm willing to "not" keep it completely "stock" and I was wondering if a control set - like below - would work. Has anybody out there replace the switches with something like these? Chrome Handlebar Controls with Switches J&P Part: 500-443
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by Mike C. on Tue, Feb 22 2011
    Filed under: Sportster, ironhead, switches, handlebar, 1979, XLH, replacement, 1000cc, electrical, Harley
  • Re: Best replacements for handlebar switches/chrome for 1979 Sportster XLH?

    The question that I need to ask you, Ironhead, is, "Did you use a stock HD button set or did you use an aftermarket set?" The reason I'm asking is to make sure that I nail a working set for the bike and avoid wasting the time and restocking fee of getting a switch set that won't fit...
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by Mike C. on Wed, Feb 23 2011
    Filed under: Sportster, ironhead, switches, handlebar, 1979, XLH, replacement, 1000cc, electrical, Harley
  • turn signal works but not run light or brake light.

    Ok so my left rear light is fine, but my right rear light is tweaking out. It will flash when i hit the right turn signal, but it won't turn on for the run light or brake light. I traced the lights to a circuit board and switched the lights around to check whether the problem was with the wire or...
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by friescot on Wed, May 9 2012
    Filed under: Sportster, Light, electrical
  • No Fire

    OK, been on and off this project for way to long. I can't find a ignition module for a 1983 XLH1000. I can Find one for a 1985 and up, but nothing for 1983. I checked the antique sites and located used ones but I really don't want to spend lotsa $$ on something that I have no idea of the condtion...
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by Nightrider on Tue, Jun 26 2012
    Filed under: Inignition problems, ironhead, XLH, electrical, iron head sportsters
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