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 ====== Related Manuals and Documentation ====== ====== Related Manuals and Documentation ======
-See the Navigation menu on the upper left of this page. \\ 
-From there you can go to the main Ironhead section menu, the Reference section for general and in-depth procedures, and the Misc Resources for documentation. \\  
  
 Below are some suggestions for manuals for your ride. \\ Below are some suggestions for manuals for your ride. \\
-You should have, at minimum, a Factory Service Manual (FSM) and a Factory Parts Catalog for your year model. \\+__You should have, at minimum, a Factory Service Manual (FSM) and a Factory Parts Catalog for your year model__. \\
  
 +**Factory Service Manuals (FSM)**; \\
 The FSM will have the most accurate information,​ procedures and specs. \\  The FSM will have the most accurate information,​ procedures and specs. \\ 
 Clymer and Haynes make service manuals also for Sportsters but some of the information is in error to the factory FSMs. \\ Clymer and Haynes make service manuals also for Sportsters but some of the information is in error to the factory FSMs. \\
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 So it is generally said you can get use from both an aftermarket manual and the factory service manuals but get the factory manual first. \\ So it is generally said you can get use from both an aftermarket manual and the factory service manuals but get the factory manual first. \\
  
 +**Parts Catalogs**; \\
 The Parts Catalog has part numbers of course but it also has exploded parts views. \\ The Parts Catalog has part numbers of course but it also has exploded parts views. \\
 However, IT IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN ASSEMBLY MANUAL. \\ However, IT IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN ASSEMBLY MANUAL. \\
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 But, all in all, the exploded views do help finding what goes where. \\ But, all in all, the exploded views do help finding what goes where. \\
 Most of the fasteners listed in the relevant parts catalog individual pages have thread sizes and lengths also in case you need those. \\ Most of the fasteners listed in the relevant parts catalog individual pages have thread sizes and lengths also in case you need those. \\
 +**Note: ALL 1957-1978 PARTS CATALOGS LIST PARTS FOR PREVIOUS YEARS**. \\ Below is a simple list of original and "​latest edition parts catalogs.
 +The in-between year books may show different part numbers for the same year model bike. \\
 [[techtalk:​miscres:​miscres12|Click Here]] to see the Factory Parts Catalog page in the Sportsterpedia for parts catalog uses and a full list of parts catalog numbers from 1957 to present. \\ [[techtalk:​miscres:​miscres12|Click Here]] to see the Factory Parts Catalog page in the Sportsterpedia for parts catalog uses and a full list of parts catalog numbers from 1957 to present. \\
 +(complete list of other parts catalogs and supplement catalogs that pertain to each year model on the bottom of that page) \\
 Some often acquire several year model parts catalogs and that page will help you decide which ones are right for you. \\ Some often acquire several year model parts catalogs and that page will help you decide which ones are right for you. \\
-[[techtalk:​ref:​tools803|Click Here]] for the HD List of Ironhead Sportster Hardware P/N & Descriptions page in the Sportsterpedia. \\ 
  
 **Suggested Manuals**: \\ **Suggested Manuals**: \\
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     * **Original**:​ 1970-1973 Sportster XL/XLH/XLCH Service Manual (99484-73) in a loose leaf binder     * **Original**:​ 1970-1973 Sportster XL/XLH/XLCH Service Manual (99484-73) in a loose leaf binder
     * **Latest Edition**: 1970-1978 Sportster XL/​XLH/​XLCH/​XLT-1000 Service Manual (99484-78) in book bound form     * **Latest Edition**: 1970-1978 Sportster XL/​XLH/​XLCH/​XLT-1000 Service Manual (99484-78) in book bound form
-  * **Factory Parts Catalogs**: ​\\ **Note**: ALL 1957-1978 PARTS CATALOGS LIST PARTS FOR PREVIOUS YEARS. \\ Below is a simple list of original and "​latest edition parts catalogs. \\ The in-between year books may show different part numbers for the same year model bike. \\ [[techtalk:​miscres:​miscres12#​sportster_and_k_model_parts_catalogs_by_year_and_date_of_publication|Click Here]] **to reference the chart of "​Sportster and K Model Parts Catalogs by Year and Date of Publication"​ in the Sportsterpedia** \\ (complete list of other parts catalogs and supplement catalogs that pertain to each year model)+  * **Factory Parts Catalogs**:
     * **Original**:​ 1962-1973 XL/​XLCH-1000 Parts Catalog Supplement (99451-73)     * **Original**:​ 1962-1973 XL/​XLCH-1000 Parts Catalog Supplement (99451-73)
       * Issued September, 1972.       * Issued September, 1972.