1974 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH for sale Hemmings Motor News

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Harley-Davidson XLH 900 Sportster


Location: Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122 Mileage: 3400 Trans: Manual Condition: Excellent Exterior: Black Cherry


Custom Sportster. 1200 cc bored .030 over. SS 4 5/8 flywheels. Polished rods. Performance upgrades. House of Kolor paint. Dave Mann tank mural.

Lovers of custom motorcycles will love this 1974 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH. Finished in House of Kolor Black Pearl base with Wineberry finish coat, this bike also features custom graphics and a one-of-a-kind tank mural inspired by the Dave Mann centerfold of the October 1978 issue of Easy Ridermagazine. New Arlen Ness mirrors and grips complete the look.

Powered by a 1200 cc engine that was completely rebuilt and bored .030 over, it now offers an impressive 90 HP at the crank. Other technical specifications and performance upgrades include the following:

SS 4 5/8 CNC balanced flywheels

Stock polished rods

Stock cylinders bored .030 over with 10.5 to 1 compression ratio

Manley 1 9/16 polished intake valves

Baisley 1 ¾ special coated exhaust valves

Leinweber spring retainers

Andrews lighted push rods

4 plug heads

Sifton Barracuda cams (.480 intake lift. 480 exhaust lift. 268 duration)

Barnett heavy duty clutch (8 Kevlar 8 steel plates with heavy duty spring tamer)

Andrews C-ratio transmission with Trock iron trap door Pawl carrier; 6 bolt dowelled

Front Avon Roadrunner 3.00 x 21 tires on polished stainless steel rims and spokes

Rear chrome wheel with Sumax polished aluminum cover

Performance Machine 4-piston caliper front brakes with stainless 11 ½” rotor

New Cycle electric generator with solid state regulator

Harley-Davidson XLH 900 Sportster

Electric start

Dyna single fire ignition

Bendix heavy duty gear drive

Brand new high torque Odyssey battery

Spiro-pro 8.5 mm wires

SS Super B Thunder Jet carburetor

Custom 1 7/8 stainless pipes

Lockhart oil cooler custom cover

This bike also benefits from a new starter, front brakes and pads, a new front tire, and fresh fluids.

The most recent owner has owned and enjoyed this motorcycle for the past 35 years, having purchased it from the original owner in 1978. Under his ownership, the bike received a complete cosmetic and mechanical restoration in 1999 and has been ridden only 3,400 miles since that time. It has been properly stored indoors and has received all required maintenance.

The original owners manual will also be included with sale.

If a fast and truly unique Sportster XLH is what you desire, this is the bike for you.

Harley-Davidson XLH 900 Sportster
Harley-Davidson XLH 900 Sportster
Harley-Davidson XLH 900 Sportster
Harley-Davidson XLH 900 Sportster

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