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Old 10-02-2015, 03:53:45 PM
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Default HELP! Engine cover ID

can any staker possibly tell me what this motorcycle engine cover would be for? thank you
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It's off a Harley, Sportster I think. Late 50's through to the 60's. I'm not exactly sure on the years and models, but it's a start.

http://www.harleysalvage.com/5869xlchcov.htm
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craig, thanks for the info..i spent time searching them ironheads and cant seem to find any internet pics shooting good detail on this style cover.
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Default Re: HELP! Engine cover ID

It looks an awful lot like the primary cover from an XR-750.
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Actually, the XR is probably the same, or at least similar.

Try this link, they go into detail on models, years etc.
http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/s...062720&page=23

The trouble is that most of these bikes have been customised with replacement alloy covers, or have been heavily modified.

I like those XR-750's, they look great; plus Evel Knievel had one.
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