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Harley XLH

This beautiful Sportster is very close to how it left the show room in 1971. By this time the XLH had a windshield, fiberglass bags from the Tommahawk plant, white seat with an aluminum grab bar, turtle gas tank and no spare kicker

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What is not correct on this vintage Sportster is the air cleaner cover (it is from a 73 FLH), the mufflers (from the 71 XLCH) and the rear wheel that should be a 18" and not the 16" that is on this now. I had bought this to add the optional fiberglass boat tail seat/ fender section that was available as a $60 dollar option with a black seat and a $90 dollar option with the white seat. I have deceided that trhis particular motorcycle is just too orignal and is more of a time capsule than I wish to defile, at least at this time. It should not be too tough to find a more needy 70 or 71 to become my dream of a boat tail XLH. This girl is just too darn nice.

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