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Harley-Davidson : Sportster 1972 ironhead basketcase


New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Year 1972

Make Harley-Davidson

Model Sportster

Category -

Engine 1000

Posted Over 1 Month

Up for your consideration is a numbers matching 1972 Harley Davidson Ironhead sportster 1000cc basket case. Been collecting parts for a while but too many projects so gonna sell off a few. Engine cases are split, have been repaired blasted by a shop specializing in engine case repairs ( starter went out on P.O. and front corner of primary side of case was damaged ) Ready for some new bearings and re-assembly!Crank has been trued, 4 speed trans is intact and was checked for factory tolerances, cams and lifters are in good shape.Frame is in great shape, no molested or chopped in any way.Have both the original swing arm and a 84 disk break swing arm as I was going to run disk in the back and no front brake.Cylinders could use a hone but bore not required, was going to clean up hone and re-ring pistons for reassembly.Heads are original, everything had good compression before tearing down for case repairs.Valve covers have pitting and case covers a small amount as well, was planning on sanding and repainting anyway so never bothered finding nicer chrome.Clutch was working fine.No starter, as the old one detonated.Fork seals are decent.Generator included, unknown condition.New coil pack includedNew points cover includedNo Tins, no wheels. ( -minus oil tank/battery holder see picture - has some pitting )New engine gasket set includedPrinted copy of an original 1972 Ironhead service manual includedClean FL title in my name.I'm sure there are a few parts I am forgetting, if you have any questions shoot me a message. Don't waste my time with a super low offer, not hurting for cash. Buyer pays shipping, may be willing to deliver within 100 miles for a small fee. Ride safe.