1981 Sportster XLH Ironhead
Life's a Bitch... Thank God There's Sportsters!
Randy of USA Cycles from Glendale, Arizona, United States made available these photographs of this magnificent 1981 Sportster XLH Ironhead which looks fantastic in her factory original paint.
Randy's 1981 Sportster with her factory original paint does not look like she is 28 years old. Must be the Arizona climate conditions!
1981 XLH Sportster Engine and Air Cleaner
That chromed box is the original 1981 AMF HD Air Cleaner.
1981 XLH Sportster Fuel Tank with AMF HD Logo
You are looking at the factory original paint and Harley logo on the 1981 Sportster Gas Tank. Note how that shield logo was reintroduced by the Harley Davidson Motor Company on the 2008 Harley Rocker model.
1981 XLH Sportster Headlight
1981 XLH Sportster Front Fork
1981 XLH Sportster Rear Wheel and Swing Arm
1981 XLH Sportster Rear Fender and Tail Light
1981 XLH Sportster Owner's Manual
This is how the 1981 Sportster Owner's Manual looks like.
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