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10-8-22 I MacGyvered my pliers to hold the pin so I can install it...

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This is for the solenoid to push the started gear.

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Sucess! (y)

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Yay! All I have left to do is install new clutch cable and primary cover.
 

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10-10-22 I googled Sportster pics for the years 1970 thru 1975 and only found several pics of Sportsters with the original exhaust like the one I have...

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This was in 1970 pics.

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This was in 1971 pics.

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This was in 1972 pics.

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This is a 1972 in a book I bought about Sportsters.

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Going to keep this on for now, thinking it is pretty rare. HD made another exhaust similar, but it had a short crossover pipe and the two pipes were not welded together.
 

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10-11-22 Rode to pick up some medication, no pics didn't happen. :p

So went to put some wax on the muffler and found this...

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The part number! So I googled the part number and this is what I get...


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OMG! Wow they want some big bucks for it!
I am really digging this exhaust even more - almost everybody has drag pipes on their Sportster's.
I just bought a new set of drag pipes, but I will put those in the attic instead! :D
 

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10-13-22 Put fluids in the Sportster...

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The paint stick under the kickstand put the bike closer to straight up, add until oil overflows for the transmission.

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I installed the chrome battery cover. Now all the parts are on the bike, except the air cleaner and the sissy bar and back pad.

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I think this is the factory sticker that went on the oil tank. I bought the sticker on eBay. :p
 

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10-15-22 Met Hanzo for breakfast, then he came over to replace the fuel pump motor...

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Yay it runs!

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I put a stock length kickstand back on, it had a 1" shorter one before cuz it was lowered before. Now everything is back to original.

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Had to remove the luggage rack hardware.

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Had to easy out one of the screws.

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10-19-22 I drove my "Rolla" to Pick a Part...

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Stills runs great, but the check engine light is on and I have another car to replace it!

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So I saw this seat laying on some boxes, and asked if I can have it? Yay I took it home!

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I put this sticker on the oil tank!

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This sticker is for the front lower triple tree. It was a little pricey, but I gotta have it!

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And this sticker is for the front caliper.
 

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10-20-22 Went for a little ride this morning, was going out again but it got like 90 degrees so yea will go out tomorrow morning...
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A 2005 Toyota Solara is my car now.

I ordered another carb rebuild kit for the Sportster, and a chrome generator cover!

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And where is the bird with the orange feathers at? I will have to keep my eyes open looking for orange birdie!!
 

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10-25-22 Was messing with the carb yesterday, today it's on the bike and I started it...

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A soot catcher lol :ROFLMAO: ! Yea took the carb off again so I can figure out the gas leak issue.

And maybe I should take the muffler off and wash it out.

After I rode my SV to see Toshi for lunch...

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Had a few rounds, two of my favs are sweet shrimp and soft-shell crab hand roll! (y)

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And I mounted a helmet lock to the Sportster for the new modular helmet with Sena built in it!
 

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10-26-22 The carb is off the Sportster so I can see what is going on...

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Have to fix it!

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Put sissy bar on bike, but I have to work on it as well!

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Going to install a chrome generator cover!
 
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