Harley-davidson Sportster Hop-up And Customizing Guide by Todd ZallapsHarley-davidson Sportster Hop-up And Customizing Guide by Todd Zallaps

Harley-davidson Sportster Hop-up And Customizing Guide

byTodd Zallaps

Paperback | July 17, 2014

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This newHarley-Davidson Sportster Hop-Up & Customizing Guidestarts with an American success story. The Sportster model has been in continuous production since 1957. Today, Sportsters are experiencing a re-birth of popularity among riders of both sexes and all ages.

The meat of the book starts with a chapter on planning. What is it you want to achieve? An old-school hardtail built from an Ironhead Sportster? The conversion of an Evo Sporty into a Cafe racer? Maybe you want to create a Tracker or XR style Sportster? No matter which theme you're looking to duplicate on your own project, author Todd Zallaps (a die-hard Sportster nut) explains the importance of planning, and some simple ways to ensure your plan comes to fruition.

The book presents two start-to-finish builds, one done on an Ironhead, and one on an Evo Sportster. Both give the reader an inside look at how experienced amateurs and professional shops go about a full-blown customizing project. From the initial disassembly to the mock up, paint and reassembly, all the steps are here.

Engine work and hop-ups are here as well, including the conversion of an 883 Evo to 1200cc displacement, and the installation of a Stage ll kit, complete with dyno run, on a late model fuel injected Sportster.

So whether your own personal Sportster is old or new, your plans modest or extreme, this new book from Wolfgang Publications will move you down the path from dreams to reality. From a cookie cutter bike that looks like too many others, to something you can truly call your own.Harley-Davidson Sportster Hop-Up & Customizing Guideoffers you 144 pages of advice, help, resources, and inspiration.

Todd Zallaps began his foray into the motorcycle world with the trade of a riding lawnmower for a basket-case 1964 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLCH chopper. That '64 was sold to finance another Sportster project beginning a cycle of Sportster-specific rebuilding/restoration that holds his interest to this day. Though Todd maintains a job...
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Title:Harley-davidson Sportster Hop-up And Customizing GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.38 inPublished:July 17, 2014Publisher:Wolfgang PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1935828959

ISBN - 13:9781935828952

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