Search:

Type: Posts; User: dlxl66elxl

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    14
    Views
    4,071

    If you would share any links to web sites sellers...

    If you would share any links to web sites sellers in addition to eBay that would be extremely beneficial to all of us. You may also want to check out HarleyKModel.com. May of us feel, including some...
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    4,792

    Magneto Ignition

    I believe that the magneto was incorporated into the 58XLCH (off road only) as it weighed less than the battery and generator. Some folks claim that HD offered a battery powered lighting kit, but...
  3. Replies
    17
    Views
    4,792

    Sportster Jerry is correct regarding the 58CH....

    Sportster Jerry is correct regarding the 58CH. Factory records indicate that 239 were produced. The story (according to Margie Siegal) goes that several California dealers committed to a short run...
  4. Replies
    0
    Views
    1,085

    K Model & XL Solo Saddle Parts

    I have just received a sample of new solo saddle parts from Colony, see attached photo. They have reproduced the springs and the plate that holds those springs in place. The cover plate kit includes...
  5. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,535

    XLCH Finish

    The steering head cups and the swing arm nut lock fixture and it's mounting screw are cad, the remaining parts are parkerized. Check out HarleyKmodel.com as its the go to site for K models and pre...
  6. Replies
    1
    Views
    3,048

    How many bikes are preregistered?

    How many bikes are preregistered?
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    4,226

    Tillotson HD Rebuild Kit

    Tillotson has issued a rebuild kit for the HD series of diaphragm carburetor used on Sportsters from 1966 to 1971 and shovelheads from 1967 to 1970. I have installed one and everything fits...
  8. Replies
    0
    Views
    1,393

    Tillotson HD Rebuild Kit

    Tillotson has issued a rebuild kit for the HD series of diaphragm carburetor used on Sportsters from 1966 to 1971 and shovelheads from 1967 to 1970. I have installed one and everything fits...
  9. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,626

    Tillotson Carburetor Rebuild Kits

    Tillotson has issued a rebuild kit for the HD series of diaphragm carburetor used on Sportsters from 1966 to 1971 and shovelheads from 1967 to 1970. I have installed one and everything fits...
  10. Replies
    6
    Views
    5,025

    Bill, If you go back to the link I sent you...

    Bill,

    If you go back to the link I sent you some time back and check the gallery section, specifically the 67 and 69 XLCH's, you will see what he correct boot stretch length is for the "early" (52...
  11. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,274

    Champion J11Y up front and a J12Y in the rear is...

    Champion J11Y up front and a J12Y in the rear is the setup you want to use.
  12. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,274

    Since day one the front cylinder on the Sportster...

    Since day one the front cylinder on the Sportster runs hotter that the rear. If you run a colder plug in the front that the rear, you can get identical plug readings. If you run the same plugs, the...
  13. Replies
    6
    Views
    3,196

    That would be Michael Breeding, google Mikes...

    That would be Michael Breeding, google Mikes Harley parts, a dead nuts match the the HD -54 wish bone fitting.
  14. Replies
    13
    Views
    5,851

    Jerry, Roger that and thanks. In the spirit of...

    Jerry,
    Roger that and thanks. In the spirit of picking fly poop out of pepper, regarding my previous post on panel paint over base color, the 58 model year I believe after considerable discussion...
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    5,851

    Bill, One more point, the 1/4" was also fitted...

    Bill,

    One more point, the 1/4" was also fitted to the 61 XL and the white panel is painted over the base color.

    Dave
  16. Replies
    13
    Views
    5,851

    Bill, Stripe widths are 1/4" from 62 to 69. ...

    Bill,
    Stripe widths are 1/4" from 62 to 69.
    Dave
  17. Replies
    14
    Views
    6,476

    Bill, Always glad to help a fellow enthusiast....

    Bill,

    Always glad to help a fellow enthusiast. I have been into these old XL's since 1966. Ping me at dcarle6596@aol.com and we can share phone info regarding your projects and lessons I have...
  18. Replies
    14
    Views
    6,476

    Bill, I have obtained excellent results...

    Bill,

    I have obtained excellent results shooting the stuff with a HVLP gun (a $10 Harbor Freight touch up gun) at about 12 -15 psi (minimum pressure to flow) with a tack coat and one light wet...
  19. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,489

    I looked at a Cycle World road test article on...

    I looked at a Cycle World road test article on the 62 XLCH written in 62 and you can barely make out but see the "barber poling" on the speedo cable. I have a -62 tach cable that I believe is NOS...
  20. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,489

    Bill, Those cables have a "barber pole"...

    Bill,
    Those cables have a "barber pole" appearance as new. l clean mine and then dip them in a mild solution of citric acid to brighten them but still retain that barber pole appearance. If you...
  21. Replies
    25
    Views
    13,469

    Yes I do and have had no problems.

    Yes I do and have had no problems.
  22. Replies
    25
    Views
    13,469

    Bill, Regarding the wet clutch, my experience is...

    Bill,
    Regarding the wet clutch, my experience is that the clutches used form 52 to 70 (dry) can leak for a variety of reasons. The most predominate are 1) failed clutch hub seal (incorporated as a...
  23. Replies
    14
    Views
    6,476

    You might check the POR 15 web site for any long...

    You might check the POR 15 web site for any long term degradation in the product. The Nylac product held up very well. The following link is to a bike I did 20 years ago with Nylac and its holding...
  24. Replies
    14
    Views
    6,476

    You may want to have the drum, front and rear...

    You may want to have the drum, front and rear brake plates and alloy rims polished prior to anodize. I'm doubtful if HD did anodize as they 1) were rather frugal in terms of production costs and 2)...
  25. Replies
    5
    Views
    3,317

    Triple Tree Lock Tab

    The lock tab was first incorporated on the 68 triple tree. You can grind them off for earlier year (54 to 67) fitment.
Results 1 to 25 of 41
Page 1 of 2 1 2