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  • 2008 XL1200C Horsepower

    Hopefully this isn't too silly of a question, i'm a bit new at this and the only way I know to learn is to ask. I have a 2008 XL 1200C. It has V&H short shots with fuel pak and a Harley Heavy Breather performance air cleaner kit. I was interested in ways to increase horsepower. I realize...
    Posted to Forum by Cosmo495 on Fri, Oct 17 2008
    Filed under: Sportster, horsepower
  • 78 kicker

    I have a 78 sporty with the jugs bored to .020, stock heads with valves and guides near outside tolerance, short pipes, keihin carb with .60 pilot jet/1.70 main, running 4R plugs, stock coil/bosch regulator, new odessy battery, new flyweights/points/condenser. I've had it running for about 5 min...
    Posted to Forum by arcturus on Mon, Dec 1 2008
    Filed under: Sportster
  • myhd03

    I bought this 03 sportster in 07 with 4600 miles . Have made a lot of changes , Thanks to J&P . I added the sissy bar and pad , the crashbar and highway pegs . Cycle shack exhaust, buckhorn handle bars , windshield and saddlebags, forkkbag is nice , all in all this bike RIPS . I do however plan to...
    Posted to MediaGallery by buck59 on Wed, Dec 24 2008
    Filed under: Sportster
  • umbrella valve

    I have some residual fuel that I think is "misting/spraying" onto engine while I ride. I asked a motorcycle mechanic about it and he said umbrella valve needs replacing. What is he talking about and is it hard to do. Please tell me the technical term for the part so I can look it up, and can...
    Posted to Forum by cowboy_rose on Sat, Jan 3 2009
    Filed under: Sportster
  • 71 Sporty is very happy

    Hey guys, 2yrs ago my father wanted a new Harley so I gave what money I had to him for his new 06 Softail Deluxe and took his 71 Sporty to keep in the family. I was looking for ways to put my stamp on this bike and after seaarching the web I needed to look no further once I came accross J &P. From...
    Posted to MediaGallery by dz1953 on Sun, Dec 28 2008
    Filed under: HARLEY, XLCH, Sportster, 71XLCH, 1971, 71
  • 76 Sporty Starter

    My Ironhead has electric and kick start. I have replaced all the electric start components that need to be replaced according to wear and damage (needle bearings, thrust washers, shifter lever... on and on. However, there is still a bump and grind that I haven't figured out, yet. Yes, of course,...
    Posted to Forum by sportybitch on Wed, Feb 11 2009
    Filed under: Sportster
  • 98 sportster

    this is my bike last year,currently its at harley of ottawa,canada getting,a new bullet headlight,fog lights,side mount plate,chrome spoiler,handlebar mounted digital clock,zombie levers,chrome brake cover,leather fork wraps,leather studded tank bob,chrome axle nut covers,arlen ness mirrors,digital dawg...
    Posted to MediaGallery by evilpopeye on Sun, Feb 15 2009
    Filed under: Sportster
  • 06 SPORTY CUTS OUT ??

    I have done alot of work on this bike & the only problem I have is if you give it gas to fast it will cut out until you let off on the gas & reapply the gas very slowly other than that it works perfect no backfire nothing. just waiting at a stop light & the light goes green if you give it...
    Posted to Forum by Scott Eyer on Sat, Feb 21 2009
    Filed under: Sportster, throttle
  • 2006 SPORTY REAR SHOCKS ?

    I Have a very bad back & have changed the stock seat to a LePera Daytona which helps. I ride with the local HOG's & we ride many miles in a day. Would changing the Rear Shocks help? I am 220 pounds so I would need to spend a lot of $$$$$$ & I am useing the stock shocks right now also...
    Posted to Forum by Scott Eyer on Sun, Mar 1 2009
    Filed under: Sportster, customer service
  • REAR SHOCKS ?? 06 Sporty over Stock?

    I have a 06 Sporty with stock rear shocks & go on long rides & I am 225 Pounds my question is would it be worth spending the money for better shocks? Like 412 Sereis for $299.00 or 418 for $494.00 or 440 I.S.A $590.00. That is a big price range, but how much better would say the 418 over the...
    Posted to Forum by Scott Eyer on Sat, Mar 7 2009
    Filed under: Sportster
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