Bigger Tank

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by propflux01, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. propflux01

    propflux01 Active Member

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    Is there any bigger Fuel tanks that will swap and work with an '05 Sportster 883? Have to find something better than the 3 gallon peanut tank!
     
  2. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Start here many more to chose from:cheers
     
  3. propflux01

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    Thank you, but that particular unit is same capacity as my current one. Was wondering moreso about tanks from other H-D's
     
  4. The Tourist

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    Will the one from the 1200 Custom work? I believe that model is 4.5 gallons. I've been considering that one, myself.
     
  5. propflux01

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    I don't know if it will or not, Not sure if the frames on 883 and 1200 are the same or what.
     
  6. RAWLDYMAN

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    The 883 custom has a 4.5 gallon tank. No reason that I know of as to why it wouldn't fit the other 883's. If you look at the HD catalogue, kits are available for the job. You could end up changing the seat as well though - depends on what set up you have now.
     
  7. jeepin

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    I've got an '05 1200C and my tank is the 3.1g

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  8. The Tourist

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    I'm not sure we are talking about the same bike or the same tank.

    I just checked the Harley homepage for the 2011 1200 Custom and their specs list the fuel capacity at 4.5 gallons.
     
  9. jeepin

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    Lol we are not. The OP of looking for a crossfit. For his '05 883 and I was stating my '05 1200c has a 3.1 tank

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  10. The Tourist

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    Oh, there are also additional concerns. My Sportster could use the 2011 Custom tank as a direct replacement. Our frames are identical and electronics are "plug 'n play." That was the reason I considered that tank to begin with. It was the end-user price that decided the question. Ouch!

    However, aren't there tanks with the same profile from the past? If there are numerous versions with the same shape from over the years, wouldn't there be one for the 883?