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Offline rigidthumper

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Re: 883 to 1200/1250 conversion questions
« Reply #25 on: June 20, 2017, 05:56:44 AM »

What would be the difference in power, if any, between a 1200/1250 conversion and a stock 2017 1200 Sportster, such as a Roadster or a 48?

BTW, per your recommendation, I just ordered some Rush slip-ons (w/1.75" baffle).

Thanks, once more.
Typically a conversion bike is quicker than a factory 1200, simply because of the 883 gearing.  Most 1200XLs with high flow AC, pipe and tune will make 70-75ish TQ/HP. Add port work, compression, cams, etc, and the numbers go up with the cost.

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Re: 883 to 1200/1250 conversion questions
« Reply #26 on: August 17, 2017, 02:16:52 PM »
Not looking for outright speed our biggest HP numbers... Just more grunt and a lumpier/better sounding motor.

So the cruiser kit is definitely not what I'm looking for. Thanks for the info though. Cheers
   lol my wife has the complete crush kit with mis 45 and patriot defender 109hp with 86ft. lbs dynojet 250 5th gear pull
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