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1965 Sportster XLCH Hardtail Chopper

Sacha from the Netherlands made available these pictures of this clean looking 1965 Sportster XLCH Hardtail Short Chop which has a 883cc Ironhead Engine in a hardtail frame.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Short Chopper Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha. 1965 Sportster XLCH Hardtail Short Chop

Photo of 1965 Harley XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Short Chop by Sacha. Front tire of this Harley Short Chop is a Zinkho in an 80-spoke wheel, rear tire is an Avon Speedmaster. Along with the rigid frame, forward controls and forward slanted Z-bars these tires and wheels fit the classic bobber image.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Chopper Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha. That's a Fatbob tank with a flipflop paint job. Sacha had the hardtail frame powder coated for durability.

Photo of 883cc Ironhead Engine of 1965 Harley XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Chopper by Sacha. The 1965 Ironhead engine was completely overhauled by Twinservice Enschede in the Netherlands.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Chopper Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha. Like so many features on this Sporty hardtail Chopper, the forward controls are stainless steel.

Photo of 1965 Harley XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Chopper by Sacha.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Short Chopper Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha. Note the rake on this 1965 Sportster XLCH Hardtail Short Chop.

Photo of 1965 Harley XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Short Chop by Sacha.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Short Chop Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha. S&S Super E carburator and 2 inch dragpipes. Stainless steel oil tank and battery box. That black patch on the exhaust marks the spot where Sacha burnt the heel of her right boot...

Photo of 1965 Harley XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Chopper by Sacha. The start motor was retro fitted on the 1965 XLCH Ironhead engine.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Short Chop Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha.

Photo of 1965 Harley XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Short Chopper by Sacha.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Chopper Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha. Sacha mounted new brake and clutch control handles on the stainless steel Z-bars.

Photo of 1965 Harley XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Short Chop by Sacha.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Chopper Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha.

Photo of 1965 Harley XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Short Chop by Sacha. Front brake is a Billet-4. Note the 80 spoke lacing.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Chopper Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha.

Photo of 1965 Harley XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Short Chop by Sacha.

Photo of 1965 XLCH Harley Davidson Hardtail Sportster Chopper Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine by Sacha.

(December 2008)




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