Monday, April 14, 2014

74' Ironhead Rebuild-UPDATE

1974 Ironhead Rebuild
Well my husband is at it again with his 1974 Ironhead Sportster he finally finished rebuilding a while back. Which took him 3 years.  You can read a little on that here.  He's always Gotta have projects!

This beautiful Sportster is now starting the transformation into a Chopper.  Bike is completely apart, in the living room again. And other parts have arrived and more ordered. He's been a busy beaver again, researching, measuring and ordering.
Hopefully this one does not take another 3 years.  He started this rebuild last summer when we decided to get a new seat that was more comfortable for me.  The seat I sit on is called a P-Pad or Pillon Pad but to most it is non as a (pardon my French) a Bitch Seat.
p- pad, pillon pad
Not very comfortable at all especial on a hardtail.

This will be the new seat I believe it's called a King/Queen Seat.  Much more comfortable.
king/queen seat, king queen seat
I will update with project as he gets farther into the project.  Start of the rebuild to this 1974 Ironhead Sportster into a Chopper will be a little boring and technical for most of you readers.

For those of you who would like more information and/or details on this rebuild email me and well will get back to you.

As always questions or comments always welcome and appreciated.


  1. Awesome! Love the color! All of his hard work pays off. It's gorgeous!

  2. thank you it is even better looking in person. He has worked very hard on it for almost 3 years but well worth his time. Can't wait to ride it!


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