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Old 11-10-2012, 01:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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'83 FXWG - Shovelheads Forever

I ride a'83 FXWG, belt drive front & rear, kickstart only, with some custom electronics to keep it clean.

First started riding in 1959, so I guess I'm an old guy.

I'll contribute whatever I can, but my best area is electrics.


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Old 11-10-2012, 02:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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A kickstart-only shovel. You gotta be at Chop Cult too, eh?

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Old 11-11-2012, 04:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Always good to hear from old guys, im a old guy too 58. Started rideing in the early 70s BSA chopped was my frist street bike. i ride a 1980 fxe 1200 shovel now. bought it in 1991 still rideing it. speaking of electrics i just went trou some probs. bike would run rough when hot and back fire, went trou the carb and intake- new jets new rubber intake bands, plugs & wires. found out it was a cracked coil. 2 mos later- new coil and runs like new.
OLD GUYS RULE! "The older i get the better i was"

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