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Ok I'm mechanically inclined BUT I know nothing about Harleys it's a 1978 FLH1200 been sitting for year's. Not sure how long owner died and I picked it up from his widow for 2k carb was dry but there's still fuel in the tanks. Engine is not frozen the kick starter kicks smooth. Wife's not happy says I didn't need another toy that doesn't run but I know even if I put another 2k into it I'll still be ahead. I know first is the fuel tanks. It came with another set of tanks. And changing ALL the fluids and their lines. Hopefully I didn't get myself in to a money pit. Thoughts
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New fluids, new fuel, new plugs, check the batttery, may need replacing - clean the carb.

Then check for compression. If there's good compression, kick it through to get some oil circulating, you never know, it may fire right up.

From that point on - if it's still no bueno, have to look at timing, electrics, battery etc.
 
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