what type of carburetor in sportster

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by chiefchef, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. chiefchef

    chiefchef New Member

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    Hey folks Im looking at changing air filter and gettin confused with type of carburetor is in my sportster custom year 01
    what is a S&S and what is a CV
    SORRY IF I SEEM STUPID :newsmile108:
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    This is a CV carb and unless it was changed you will probably have a CV carb on it.

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    The S&S is a bit smaller and would have the S&S logo on the body of the carb.
     
  3. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    The kehein cv carb is what is fitted at the factory by Harley Davidson it is on occasion replaced by the owner with aftermarket carbs from S&S or Mikuni

    Brian
     
  4. chiefchef

    chiefchef New Member

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    nice one lads thanks again