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Ironhead Sportster Rocker Arm Cover Gasket Removal

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Ironhead Sportster Rocker Arm Cover Gasket Removal

When the Ironhead cylinder head must be worked on the rocker arm cover as to be removed. After some cleaning and ispection and repair gets done one must put the cover back on the head. That means a new gasket must get used. Here is how to remove the old one without messing things up.

Harley Sportster Custom Oil Tank Feed Fitting Sealer

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Harley Sportster Custom Oil Tank Feed Fitting Sealer

When a custom oil tank is made the most important fitting in use is the one that feeds oil to the oil pump. That one is generally referred to as the feed fitting. Here is one way to make sure the fitting itself does not leak oil before, durring and after some ride.

Sportster 1979 Rear Master Cylinder Cleaning Inspection and Repair

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Sportster 1979 Rear Master Cylinder Cleaning Inspection and Repair

The cleaning, inspection and repair routine is an easy way to figure out what needs to be done to keep the master cylinder working like new. Here are the things that need to get done while cleaning, inspecting and repairing a 1979 Sportster rear disc brake master cylinder. Good luck.

Ironhead 1979 To 1983 Clutch Adjustment

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Ironhead 1979 To 1983 Clutch Adjustment

An Ironhead Sportster is just like any other automobile on the road. It has a clutch mecanism that allows one to make the engine stop pushing the rear wheel along. This is how the clutch mechanism used from 1979 to 1983 can get adjusted.

Ironhead Adjusting Clutch Free Play Figure

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Ironhead Adjusting Clutch Free Play Figure

While adjusting an Ironhead Sportster clutch one should get the right amount of clutch lever free play. Here is a figure that shows one how that looks and feels.

Sportster 1979 Rear Brake Master Cylinder Disassembly

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Sportster 1979 Rear Brake Master Cylinder Disassembly

This is how to take a 1979 Ironhead Sportster rear brake master cylinder apart. It tells the right order the parts should be taken apart in. Here is how to get the job done, when required, without messing things up.

Sportster Front Master Cylinder 1982 and 1983 Assembly

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Sportster Front Master Cylinder 1982 and 1983 Assembly

The Ironhead Sportster 1982 and 1983 front master cylinder are like each other. They can both be put back together the same way. That is why the title reads 1982 and 1983 assembly. Here are the instructions to follow.

Sportster Front Brake Hand Lever 1982 and 1983 Figure

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Sportster Front Brake Hand Lever 1982 and 1983 Figure

Here is a figure of the Ironhead Sportster front brake hand lever used in 1982 and 1983. It shows all the parts used to hook it up to the front master cylinder. The numbered part names make it easier to follow instructions. It is used mostly when the 1982 and 1983 front master cylinder is being put back together.

Ironhead 1979 to 1983 Wheel Warning

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Ironhead 1979 to 1983 Wheel Warning

When repairing a flat tire or or installing a new tire, for a 179 to 1983 Ironhead Sportster, the procedures below should be followed.

Sportster 1983 Front Master Cylinder Figure

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Sportster 1983 Front Master Cylinder Figure

This Sportster 1983 front master cylinder figure shows what the Ironhead Sportster front brake master cylinder is made out of. It matches the figure for a 1982 Ironhead Sportster so much that they disassmble and assemble the same way. One just has to learn how to work on 1982 and later model front master cylinders.