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This is a discussion on modifying the rake on a sportster within the Technical forums, part of the Caferacer.net Forums category; don't they have a cast/forged head section? Usually not a good idea to be cutting and welding that...

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    don't they have a cast/forged head section? Usually not a good idea to be cutting and welding that
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazypj View Post
    don't they have a cast/forged head section? Usually not a good idea to be cutting and welding that

    again, depends on the year and the model (but yeah most do). Another way the OP fails in not providing enough info.
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    Thanks for all the responses. As stated I'm completely new to the rebuild world, so all the responses are appreciated. I think Geeto67's comment is correct re: model AND year of the sportster and the focus on way to better cornering. So I will put this as a new thread.

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