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Sportster Resources Available - Parts, Services and Forum Links

  • This page is not published as a commercial plug but rather as a helpful list of informational places / sites to find parts and service information for your Sportster. Knowing a variety of sources will allow you to get more of what you need / want instead of what you have to settle for.
    All internet links are subject to change without notice. All links below have been checked for accuracy when listed.
  • If you have a link you'd like added or have found any broken links, please Contact - Please contact the Sportsterpedia Administrator or Post concerns on the XLFORUM® (must be logged into the forum).
    Thanks for the thread of links from Preacher of the XLFORUM® 1) which has been added to below.

Harley Davidson Dealership for Parts and Services

Harley Davidson: Call or Visit Your Local Harley Davidson Dealer in Person or Online. Founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903, (the MoCo) is a great place to get parts for your bike. The good thing is, the parts they sell will fit your bike without alterations. It is also to your advantage to purchase a Parts Catalog for your year model Sportster to help insure your parts ordering goes as smooth as possible.

In general, the part numbers for a year specific manual are as follows:

Manual Type Part Number
Sportster Service Manual 99484-xx
Sportster Parts Manual 99451-xx
Sportster Electrical Diag Manual 99495-xx (starting in 2001)
xx above is two-digit year

H-D Service Information Portal (SIP)

  • Enter your year model and you may view, print or download owners manuals, parts diagrams and wiring diagrams for your personal use only. They are available free of charge at this site by Harley Davidson. You will be asked to register with the site. Please be aware that All copyrights do apply in all forms available.

https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson.com/sip/index 2)3)

This link will take you to a listing of all manuals on the HD SIP site. You can change the search terms in the upper right box to find other named documents:
Search HD SIP for 'Manual'

Online OEM Parts Catalog

Several Harley-Davidson dealers have an online parts catalog as electronic microfiche. You can key in the make, year and model of your bike to display a listing of parts categories. Select the location/category of parts you are interested in and the microfiche (with a parts list) will be displayed for you to choose the part you need. Read more about Searching HD Parts Online.

You can order the parts online (only ships within the US). The parts diagrams are just like the parts catalog you can buy.4)5)

Sportster Parts Charts

This is a chart of the variation in parts that appear on different years of Sportsters… For instance, the size of the axles -and- the various brake pads used… 6)

Sportster Services/ Performance Parts

Performance Sales - Machine Work - Engine Building

Advanced Cycle Machining: Superior, WI - Welding / 'In house' machining service (aluminum, magnesium, cast iron), vintage restoration to modern repairs and high-performance
Axtell Sales: Des Moines, IA - Manufacturing of high performance pistons and cylinders, also including machine shop services
Cycle-Rama Inc: Pinellas Park, FL - Head porting, dyno Tuning, diagnostics, performance products and engine building and machining services
FLO Headworks: Oceano, CA - Engine building, machine shop services, flow testing, dyno and tuning and performance sales
Hammer Performance: Sandpoint, ID - Performance parts manufacturing and distribution, head porting, engine kits / building, machining and testing services
Head Quarters: Marine City, MI USA, Sombra, ON Canada - Producers of performance products including cams, ignition and cylinder head modifications.
Sales and service for cylinder heads
NRHS Performance: Dixon, MO - Performance heads, engine kits & parts, machine work, services from oil changes to performance engine building
RTC Machine Co.: Barnstead, NH - Show quality, one of a kind and limited production, custom billet motorcycle parts.
Hyperformance Motorcycle: Pleasant Hill, Iowa - Performance machine shop, dyno testing

Repair / Custom Builds

Cycle Shack MD: Randallstown, Maryland - Tune-ups to major motor / transmission work, Maryland State Inspection Station,
licensed Harley Davidson Extended Warranty Provider, service on all makes and models
FlameThrower Customs: Doylestown, Ohio - Multi-service motorcycle and chopper shop w/ services including custom paint and machined parts.
Hi-Speed Motorcycles: Factory Harley Davidson racers, XR XRTT XLCR. Sales, restorations, parts, brochures, decals and videos.
Panhead City: Rome, Ga - Retail repair/ custom build shop with parts sales.
Chopper City USA:Orange Park, Florida - Custom & customized motorcycles, service and repair, parts and accessories

Sportster New and Used Parts

Used Parts

Archway International Motorcycle Salvage: St. Louis, MoSalvage parts dealer
Pinwall Cycle Parts Inc.: Massillon, OhioSalvage parts dealer
Sun Coast Cycle Sports: Odessa, FLSalvage parts dealer - Ebay sales
MoToTech271: Tyler, TX USAUsed motorcycle parts E-Store

New or Used Parts

Amazon.comSportster parts search for new & used parts online
Craig's ListOnline “want adds”. Choose your geographical area then use the search box to the left.
eBayOnline auction, has been a good source of used parts as well as new.
Jan Willem BoonThe Netherlands - Online (NOS) parts database, Sportster section
Replacement Engine PartsNew and used parts including engine cases for Ironheads and Evos plus car and truck engine parts
RetrocycleAntique and modern motorcycle parts plus diagrams
Toms NOS Parts: Columbia Station OHSportster section, (NOS) & Repop data base
American Bikestrippers: Cumming, GA USAUsed frames, motors and parts

New Parts Online - (general and performance parts and accessories)

4HD: Finchampstead, Berkshire in the UK - Custom motorcycle accessories and performance parts (Harley-Davidson only) combined with a biker community forum.
"45" Restoration Company:Albany, NY - Specializing in '45' solo and servicar parts
Accutronix:Phoenix, AZ - Billet aluminum forward controls, triple trees, and footpegs.
American Legend Motorcycles, Inc.:Lexington, KY - Custom aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories. Mid-USA, Custom Chrome, Bikers Choice distributor
Andrews Products : Do not sell direct to retail customers. Makers of high performance gears,cams,pushrods and valve springs.Also search dealership locations
Arlen Ness: Unique custom parts including handlebar controls and mirrors.
Badass Glass: HULL, IOWA - Makers of custom motorcycle fenders, saddle bags, tour packs & truck fenders from fiberglass,
Bagger Nation:PHOENIX, AZ - Custom parts and accessories for Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Balance Masters:Canoga Park, CA - Active balancing systems for Harley flywheels.
Bargain Barn Cycle:Edgerton, Wisconsin - Parts and accessories for Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Barnett Tool & Engineering: Clutch tools, clutches, Clutch spring conversion kits- diaphragm spring to a coil spring assembly, throttle handle, levers & cables
Bears Bike Barn:Vancouver, Washington - Online catalog of Harley Davidson parts and accessories, including custom and hard-to-find parts.
Belt Drives LTD:Anaheim, CA - Manufacturers of aftermarket belt drives.
Big Boar Products: Sportster 200mm Fat Tire Kit
Biker's Choice:Fort Worth, TX - Distributors and marketers of parts, accessories and apparel for American motorcycles. Also search dealers
Cal-Products:East Jordan, MI - Makers of lifts, engine and transmission cases.
Carlini Design: Santa Ana, CA - Aftermarket handlebars and accessories manufacturer.
CAT Billet Parts: Newington, Connecticut - Custom billet accessories
Colorada Custom:Anaheim, Ca - Custom wheels for Harley Davidson motorcycles. Search for local dealers.
Compufire: San Dimas, CA - Ignitions, starters, gear sets, charging components and voltage regulators
Covercraft:Pauls Valley, OK - Makers of custom-fit covers for Harley Davidsons, tailored patterns and choice of fabrics
Cruisin' Goods:Longmont, Colorado - Art work from hot rods to Harley-Davidsons
Custom Chrome: Aftermarket parts and accessory wholesaler. Makers of Revtech products.
Custom Chrome Outlet: Morgan Hill, CA - Search items from their our manufacturing partners that are no longer carried in their catalogs.
Mark II:Apple Valley CA - Buy Dellorto carbs and parts
Delkron Manufacturing Inc: Manufacturer of engine and transmission cases.
Dennis Kirk: Distributor of aftermarket parts and accessories.
Great Bike Gear:Sparks, NV - Easy Brackets for saddlebags and saddlebags
Eurocomponents, Inc.:Ormond Beach, FL - Importer and distributor of European parts and accessories for Harley Davidson and Buell motorcycles.
Drag Specialties:Janesville, WI - Distributor of aftermarket parts and accessories.
Energy One:Yorba Linda, CA - Performance clutch plate sales, vintage relining services. Also handle Rivera Primo clutches
Fat Kats Inc:Grass Valley, CA - Manufacturer of custom fuel tanks and fenders.
Fog Hollow:St. Louis, MO - Aftermarket new parts and salvage.
Gardner-Westcott Company:Northville, MI - Chrome and polished fastener kits for Sportster and other motorcycles (plus auto), nuts, washers, and bolts.
Ghost Brackets:Quick release saddlebag brackets. Search for dealer
Headwinds Inc: Monrovia, CA - Custom motorcycle lighting
Holley: Holley Sportster section for coils, stators, condensors and distributors
Hot Leathers:Riding apparel. Search locations and bike rallies where their apparel is found
ImageMotorcycle Products: Camarillo, CA - Custom design kickstands, foot pegs, gas caps, mirror mounts, and other accessories for Harley-Davidson and custom motorcycles.
Iron Braid:East Nassau, NY - Braided lever and trigger sets for motorcycles, bandanas, conchos, Iso-Grips. Also search vending at bikes rallies
JAGG: Centerburg, Ohio - Custom oil coolers
James Gaskets Inc.:Dayton, NV - Gaskets for Sportster engines and transmissions. Also search dealers
JIMS USA:Camarillo, CA - Precision motorcycle parts and tools.
Joker Machine:Lake Havasu City, AZ - Manufacturer of custom billet accessories.
J&P Cycles: Distributor of aftermarket parts and accessories. Member of the MAG Brand Group
Kibblewhite Precision Machining, Inc: Pacifica, CA - Makers of high performance valve train parts.
Kodlin Murdercycles: Germany - Sportster racing parts and accessories
Kuryakin:Makers of custom accessories. Search for parts and local dealers
LeatherLyke:Bulverde, TX - Saddlebags and accessories
Leather Pros:Neenah, WI - Saddlebags and accessories
MC Advantages: Clive, IA - Aftermarket parts for Harleys and Indians including Spyke, S and S, V-Thunder, Rivera, and Primo products.
Mid-USA:Canadian based warehouse - Distributor of Harley-Davidson aftermarket parts and accessories for your American made motorcycle. Search local dealers
Mid-West Motorcycle Supply:Pevely, Missouri based warehouse - Wholesale distributor of aftermarket parts and accessories. Contact for dealers
Morris Magneto:Morristown, NJ - Buy from the makers of Morris Magnetos, parts and accessories
MotorCity Cycle: Detroit, Michigan - Aftermarket Harley-Davidson turn signal lenses and radios
Motorcycle Superstore: Distributor of aftermarket parts and accessories. Member of the MAG Brand Group
Orange County Choppers:Newburgh, New York - Design and manufacture of unique custom motorcycles sold domestically and internationally.
Osprey Limited:Chicopee, MA - Hand-crafted saddlebag security spools, heat shields and conchos
Pan-Galactic Sculpture:Boulder, CO - Custom engine cover sets and other accessories for Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
PAUGHCO:Aftermarket and obsolete Harley Davidson parts ,accessories ,and frames. Search local dealers
Performance Machine: Manufacturer of custom wheels and accessories, air cleaners, brakes and trike accessories. Search here for dealers. Member of the MAG Brand Group
Progressive Suspension: High performance shocks, fork springs and lowering kits. Member of the MAG Brand Group
Pro-One: Performance manufacturing of custom billet parts and accessories.
Rebuffini: Casazza BG - Exclusive accessories for Harley Davidson and custom
Russel Powersports: Brake rotors, hoses, adapters & fittings, (progressive spring rate) Speed Bleeder screws, Fuel hoses & filters
Rolandsands Design: Custom parts / accessories and apparel company. Performance Machine makes their wheels. Member of the MAG Brand Group
Saddlemen Seats & Components:Rancho Dominguez, CA - Seats, saddlebags and accessories, tank and fender chaps. Search for local dealers
Slik Stuff: Salida, Co - Motorcycle stand and wheel chock for transporting and performing maintenance
SMC Cycles: Rocky Hill, CT - A few new parts for Sportsters.
Sputhe Engineering: Grass Valley, CA - American made parts for HD motorcycles. Manufacturers of engines, transmissions and mechanical components.
S&S Cycle: Complete high performance engines and components. Makers of the Super E carburetor.
TagToppers: Ellenton, FL - Parts and paint services, limited restoration, specializing in 1957 to 1970 XLCH and XLH's
V Thunder: Lifters, valve train parts
Vulcan Works:Manchester, NH - Sportster section, custom parts including tree, sprocket & ignition conversions for Sportsters
Wild 1 Inc:Huntington Beach, CA - Custom handlebars and accessories
Works Performance: Canoga Park CA - applications for most dual-shock American, European and Japanese street bikes, including machines built as early as the fifties.
W&W Cycles: Wurzburg, Germany - Retail sales of K model and Sportster parts and accessories.
Zodiac International B.V:The Netherlands - Suppliers of performance products. Search for local dealers

Sportster Forums and Tech Sites

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