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  • Clutch Cable / Lever Question

    Can anyone tell me the difference between these two clutch levers, and which one will actually fit my clutch cable / bars: The parts catalog has this one listed as 65 to 70 (38604-65A): http://www.jpcycles.com/product/5100062 And has this one listed as 71 - 72 (38604-71): http://www.jpcycles.com/product...
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by Maxxra on Tue, Feb 15 2011
    Filed under: Sportster, ironhead, 71, clutch lever
  • 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
  • '79 Ironhead Sportster Oil Question

    Does anyone know what the old labeling of HD's 105 Grade "Regular Heavy" oil equate to in current SAE standards? Is there any better high heat oil than this form a "Sporty" with "ALOT" of miles on it? Also best recommendation for Oil Filter? Was going to go with a K&N...
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by Mike C. on Tue, Mar 22 2011
    Filed under: Sportster, ironhead, 1979, XLH, 1000cc, Harley, SAE, oil, Regular Heavy, Oil Filter
  • High accelration popping

    OK I'm back again. Got the bike on the road for some test. After re-adjusting the clutch so I could go around the block. I found I have a high accelration poppin. It's not rhymic, it's irregular. I only get to second gear before it starts. I've got the orginal spark plug wires and coil...
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by Nightrider on Sat, Mar 26 2011
    Filed under: Sportster, ironhead, XLH, 1000cc
  • 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
  • Engine cranks-wont start

    Hav '74 XL 1000 chopper, S&S Carb, New Battery, Elect start only. Installed new plugs, regapped points. I press starter button, it starts to crank, then i hear the starter relay (12v-40A) switch clic on & off, it feels warm & then i press starter button again, switch is warmer & nothing...
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by AZ-WILLY on Tue, Aug 21 2012
    Filed under: Electrical Wiring, ironhead
  • Re: '79 Ironhead Sportster Oil Question

    Can't spell - I meant RevTech
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by Mike C. on Fri, Mar 25 2011
    Filed under: Sportster, ironhead, 1979, XLH, 1000cc, Harley, SAE, oil, Regular Heavy, Oil Filter
  • Re: '79 Ironhead Sportster Oil Question

    How about RevTewch oil series - has anyone had complications or problems with that brand?
    Posted to Sportster Tech Talk (Forum) by Mike C. on Fri, Mar 25 2011
    Filed under: Sportster, ironhead, 1979, XLH, 1000cc, Harley, SAE, oil, Regular Heavy, Oil Filter
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