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Old 03-16-2009, 11:33 PM
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I've always liked the lowrider but its had to find one that hasn't been butchered. You do feel like your sitting pretty low.
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Any of you on here have a 1980 Wide Glide? How are they? Good bikes? How hard are they to find? What's the cheapest I could get one?
Pretty rare anymore!
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Thing about shovels , you can configure them about any way your heart desires they are hands down the most modifiable harley ever made . You like the look of the 80 Wideglide ? It's a frontend , rear fender and taillight change out for any of the generic mid to late 70's FX models out there to make one look just like that .
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I have a 1980 FXWG and an avatar like the original poster. I love this old shovelhead. It has a personality all its own
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Thing about shovels , you can configure them about any way your heart desires they are hands down the most modifiable harley ever made . You like the look of the 80 Wideglide ? It's a frontend , rear fender and taillight change out for any of the generic mid to late 70's FX models out there to make one look just like that .
That is what is nice about older iron...couple of simple mods and form meets function
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Flashback!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nn0L6055gs

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Sweet bike and awesome shirt...LOL I want one of each.....
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Sweet bike and awesome shirt...LOL I want one of each.....
Come on now, don't be makin fun of my shirt or my bike!
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I had an 84 FXS (Had a 74 FXE before that)

The 84 was an awesome bike, very few problems.
The Hitachi starter was the weakest link in the chain.

Speaking of chains, I used to lube it with dist points cam lube
(Sticks great) No oil flinging off. Had the chain oiler turned off.

It had Wiseco 9.5-1 pistons, 440 Sifton cam & a Mikuni HS40.
Strong runner. I'll try to find pics to post.
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there is a lot of bugs in them but if you have built your bike by yourself like I did then you usaly work them out or manufacture a beter compromise. love my shovelhead, good luck ride hard and stay safe
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