From:george downes
Subject:RE: Sportster pictures (5 of 5) Date:Wed Aug 4 16:18:37 2010
Response to:258

Rare Sportster

1958 XLR 883
aluminum fenderes and stays
engine stamped 61TEST (factory used fror test purposes- never installed in bike)
9-1 comp
light flywheels
1 1/2" crankpin
timing chest all ball bearing oil pump spins faster
special heads- 3/4" reach pligs and porting
close ratio trans.

Fuzzie bought engine from factory in '74 with a load of KR parts
Fuzzie stuck engine in KR frame and raced it for 5 years