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    I just like the look of approx. 90% OEM pre- fuel...

    I just like the look of approx. 90% OEM pre- fuel injection as I ^ said without the mirrors or speedo. My only problem now is removing the VOES. Can I totally strip it without timing problems? I...
  2. Thread: Unique problem

    by 1200XLC
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    DHT high temp black wrinkle did good smooth. Not...

    DHT high temp black wrinkle did good smooth. Not exact match but damn close.
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    OEM all the way!

    While I fully realize this form is about customization but I've decided to go in the opposite direction with my bike...OEM all the way (barring goofy mirrors & the useless VOES) so basically...
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    Why would use forks that have terrible seals? ...

    Why would use forks that have terrible seals? Most start leaking less than one year from new.
  5. Thread: EZ Out

    by 1200XLC
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    I've so far removed (3) stripped bolts from my...

    I've so far removed (3) stripped bolts from my Sportster using EZ OUT. It's all in the technique.
  6. Thread: EZ Out

    by 1200XLC
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    EZ Out

    How many here have been saved by the stripped bolt/screw remover EZ Out? I stripped not one but TWO clutch cover Torx screws and EZ Out saved my a#@ lemme tell ya. In fact on the second one I was...
  7. *UPDATE* Unhooked mine from carb & it had NO...

    *UPDATE*
    Unhooked mine from carb & it had NO effect. It's still connected to the ignition, it just doesn't have the vacuam line. Runs just fine. No affect on performance.
  8. My PC just went out and the new one I ordered off...

    My PC just went out and the new one I ordered off amazon has no vacuam/VOES outlet. I'm gonna go w/ the member who has 3K posts. I'll post later if it causes any probs on my '96 XLC 1200.
  9. Thread: Unique problem

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    ^ Absolutely w/out a doubt THE most incredible...

    ^ Absolutely w/out a doubt THE most incredible answer. Thanks for solving my problem.
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    Replacement trashy pan

    How much is an EBay replacement transmission oil pan for a 1996 1200? My local shop chopped mine off for some reason when they repaired my stripped primary plug?
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    [QUOTE=Skjoll;857279]Ha, yea that was the...

    [QUOTE=Skjoll;857279]Ha, yea that was the advertised MSRP but if you went into an HD dealership to buy it you were SOL because not only was there essentially a waiting list but when one became...
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    ^ One of the THE best posts I've read so far on...

    ^ One of the THE best posts I've read so far on ChopCult re: the greatest motorcycle on the market (IMO anyway). HD peaked w/ the SPORTSTER.
  13. Thread: Unique problem

    by 1200XLC
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    Unique problem

    Ib was cleaning my carb with some Berrymans and spilled a few teaspoons on the motor. Believe it or not it took some paint off! It peeled up like acid. I can't believe it. What can I do to paint...
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    Air sucking sound?

    XL1200C running VERY rich. Reeks of gas. I'm convinced its just a dirty carb.
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    U have the ^ videos' same priblem. A LOUD...

    U have the ^ videos' same priblem. A LOUD sucking sound when I power of. What hose is most likely clogged?
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    Thousands of people get HARLEY DAVIDSON tattooed...

    Thousands of people get HARLEY DAVIDSON tattooed on their bodies. No one gets Honda tattooed on theirs.

    Ok if it's age then why are Jao bikes the same age totally worthless?
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    Because that's what they are. I've seen new...

    Because that's what they are. I've seen new Sportsters w/ Showa lowers already completely corroded. The fact Japanese bikes come w/ 1yr warranties and HDs come w/ 2yr says about all that needs to...
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    Here's my jap junk HD oem lowers b & a I did...

    Here's my jap junk HD oem lowers b & a I did exactly as instructed in Rocco's vid. Thanks for your input.

    108128
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    Thank you sir. I appreciate your response. ...

    Thank you sir. I appreciate your response.

    The Sportster has carved a niche in the minds of the motorcycle public like no other ever has & probably ever will.
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    Sportster evolution?

    Correct me if I'm wrong but HD gradually changed the motorcycle from a street legal version of the moco's middleweight flat track racer K model into more of a middleweight sport cruiser increasing...
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    Sticky: I keep reading all this BS about lowering a...

    I keep reading all this BS about lowering a Sportster has (0) no effect on the suspension and from my experience < that is total crap! After I removed the rear lowering kit on my 1200 it immediately...
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    The only reason why I posted it was a few of the...

    The only reason why I posted it was a few of the vets here alerted me to the fact that in their 100+yr combined experiences that my recently purchased 1200 was clearly lowered w/ a bracket in the...
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    Not trying to hijack your thread w/ a totally...

    Not trying to hijack your thread w/ a totally unrelated comment but I want to thank everyone here w/ their knowledgable advice. My front has indeed been lowered and its at OUTLAW CYCLES (damn good...
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    Corroded fork lowwrs

    The Sportster's cheap Show a aluminum fork lowers invariably take bn a corroded appearance after a decade or so regardless of regular upkeep. Here's a cheap v fix:
    https://youtu.be/v5sxlgE_Wu0
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    Jeez how many hours do you estimate you've spend...

    Jeez how many hours do you estimate you've spend building that? I'd love to hear a rough $$ estimate if someone charged $80/hr to build a chopper like that. As I said I'd just love to have half the...
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