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2bigac's 1981 XLS 1000

Absolutely gorgeous 1981 Ironhead Sportster dressed like a 1959. pdf version
I built this bike for myself so it was done carefully. Engine and trans completely rebuilt 3000 miles ago. Winter restoration on paint and the following this year. New 23.25" forks with gators and seals. New speedo and cable. New clutch and throttle cables. New tank. New handlebars. New oil & filter, filter relocated for spin on type. New air filter. New oil and fuel lines. Brakes checked & bled. All aluminum cleaned and polished. Steering head cleaned and bearings re-packed. Small bullet signal lamps installed for less intrusive look. New retro horn. Solid state ignition and coils. New old stock pipes. New HD mufflers.
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New ignition switch. New petcock. S&S carb cleaned and adjusted. Tires are good, lots of tread and no checking at all. Wheels are straight with some minor pitting that cleans up well. More, but I've forgotten each new nut and bolt that I've done. This is a real head-turner and not your ordinary factory tarted-up Harley.

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