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hippysmack [Installing your Iron Head Engine]
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 ====== IH: Specific Troubleshooting ====== ====== IH: Specific Troubleshooting ======
-Please note that a well tuned IronHead does not make any noise. Rather it is a symphony of sounds and, when well set up, you can hear all of them - the valve train, the intake, the exhaust. ((IronMick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/vbportal/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2018764&​highlight=Symphony))+Please note that a well tuned IronHead does not make any noise. Rather it is a symphony of sounds and, when well set up, you can hear all of them - the valve train, the intake, the exhaust. ((IronMick of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2018764&​highlight=Symphony))
  
  
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 We did a top to bottom adjustment/​tune up while I instructed him on how to keep it running right. It ran smooth, started easily and did the potato potato. We did a top to bottom adjustment/​tune up while I instructed him on how to keep it running right. It ran smooth, started easily and did the potato potato.
 He called me as soon as he got home and couldn'​t believe the new power and how much better it sounded at stop lights. ​ He called me as soon as he got home and couldn'​t believe the new power and how much better it sounded at stop lights. ​
-He had the symphony. ((Tim The Grim from the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/vbportal/​forums/​showthread.php?​s=48f65af3f853cf3505d2ed16f702bb61&​threadid=2020041))+He had the symphony. ((Tim The Grim from the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​s=48f65af3f853cf3505d2ed16f702bb61&​threadid=2020041))
  
 The next Sunday I was on route to the shop/ride, rounding a curve on a highway and saw 2 riders on the shoulder. One in a full out leather suit with a sport bike and the other my longhair pal. The next Sunday I was on route to the shop/ride, rounding a curve on a highway and saw 2 riders on the shoulder. One in a full out leather suit with a sport bike and the other my longhair pal.
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 Noises, as unpleasant as they may be , need to be diagnosed and addressed as soon as possible. Damage is being done anytime a motor isn't running correctly. Noises, as unpleasant as they may be , need to be diagnosed and addressed as soon as possible. Damage is being done anytime a motor isn't running correctly.
 Don't just assume it's an old design and supposed to be noisy. Don't just assume it's an old design and supposed to be noisy.
-If you don't have the symphony, find someone who can help you get it. ((Tim The Grim from the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/vbportal/​forums/​showthread.php?​s=48f65af3f853cf3505d2ed16f702bb61&​threadid=2020041))+If you don't have the symphony, find someone who can help you get it. ((Tim The Grim from the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​threadid=2020041))
  
 ===== Installing your Iron Head Engine ===== ===== Installing your Iron Head Engine =====
  
-Let's break the mount install into two procedures. ((DR DICK of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/vbportal/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=4))+Let's break the mount install into two procedures. ((DR DICK of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1864035&​highlight=Ironhead+Crankcase+Drain+Plug&​page=4))
  
   - **Mount to Frame**. You see that the mount has a machined surf that sets an a machined shelf on frame. That interface is what sets the mount '​square'​ to frame.   - **Mount to Frame**. You see that the mount has a machined surf that sets an a machined shelf on frame. That interface is what sets the mount '​square'​ to frame.