Bobber Project

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by Gezzer Glide, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. Gezzer Glide

    Gezzer Glide Active Member Contributor

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    Found this little jewel on Craigs list for $1500 :D. It's a 93 883/1200 conversion. Has mikuni 40 slide carb, buell t storm heads, forcewinder filter, cams, t bag and extra seats and brand new chrome primary cover. Very dirty been sitting outside under awning and tarp for 2 years. I will be having alot of questions for you sportster experts so stay tuned.
     
  2. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    That is the same year as my sportster so i have a wee bit of knowledge about that age of sportster

    Brian
     
  3. Gezzer Glide

    Gezzer Glide Active Member Contributor

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    OK first question....will rocker box cover from a 93 1200 xl fit my 93 883/1200?
     
  4. tourbox

    tourbox Senior Member

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    Looking at Ronnie's Part finder they don't show a '93 1200 but do for a '94.They have the same part #'s as the '93 Rocker Box sections, all 3 pieces. So I would say they would work. I remember someone saying or I read somewhere that when doing a 883 conversion to a 1200 Not to use 1200 heads. Don't know the reason for it or the differences in the heads. Hope this helps.
    tourbox
     
  5. Gezzer Glide

    Gezzer Glide Active Member Contributor

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    Thanks Tourbox...everything helps
     
  6. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    My parts list shows the same parts for the 883 and 1200 however as the heads are buell there may be some differences there i just don't know

    Brian
     
  7. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Stock 883 heads flow better than stock 1200 heads, but the Buel heads are the BOMB:s
     
  8. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    Nice find at a great price. I think that pink seat will look swell on it. :p
     
  9. Gezzer Glide

    Gezzer Glide Active Member Contributor

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    Yea, and he didn't even charge me for it. Sometimes you get lucky...:s
     
  10. Gezzer Glide

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    Starting to look like a bobber. Started with the front end. I am waiting for parts to rebuilt front forks, stinking Harley shop had no parts in stock. Got new bars and risers on, might go with a taller risers. Had a sportster tank laying around thought I might use it.