Buying a bike

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by powderhorn, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. powderhorn

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    My girlfriend is going to buy a used sportser (low) and I have heard HD improved the ride and handeling and if you can afford it to buy the newer version. My question is...what year was it when they made the major improvements? She wants to make sure she has that year or newer. Thanks
     
  2. Crazyfrog

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    04 they went to the rubber mounted engine. I think 07 is when they went to all fuel injected. Not sure about suspension and handling though. I would definatly look for the rubber mounted though, it made a huge differance.
     
  3. glider

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  4. powderhorn

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    Thanks guys...It looks like a good used 2004 or newer would be a great bike for her. Will start looking!!! A new one is just out of her price range.
     
  5. SportyHawg

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    If you go 2007 or later, you get the fuel injection -- no real warm up time. Press the primer, wait a minute and go!