Seems like a good deal?

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by jamientrish, Mar 6, 2010.

  1. jamientrish

    jamientrish Member

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    A nearby dealer seems to be able to make me a pretty good deal on a stage 1 upgrade for my 2009 883 Sporty.

    SE air cleaner, SE slip ons, installation and download for $673 total after military discount a special they're running.

    The closest dealer where I bought the bike can't/won't do it for less than $1000.

    I am no mechanic, so I wouldn't feel comfortable installing myself.

    Does this sound like a decent deal?
     
  2. sgt_1230

    sgt_1230 Active Member

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    It seems like a very fair deal. If you go with list price for the parts ($300 for SE slip ons, $140 for stage 1 air cleaner and $150 for the ECM down load) that means only about $83 for installation of the mufflers and air cleaner. If you are an experienced mechanic I supposed you could do the work in 1-2 hours. My local dealer here gets almost $70/hr for labor so the price you are being given seems very reasonable. I put the screaming eagle slip ons on my wife's 08 1200 low and she loved them. I thought they were too quiet, but they do sound a lot better than the stock mufflers and with the stage 1 air cleaner and ECM down load your bike is going to run a LOT better. I think you will be very happy with the upgrade. Good luck with it!
     
  3. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    Sgt1230' analysis is pretty sound, if you can get the upgrade complete and guaranteed for $600-$700 while establishing a rapport with your dealer is a pretty good deal (they may throw in some in house specials...mine offered free installation of HD or K├╝ryakyn grips they had in stock or similar weekly specials).