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Offline mayor

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Show your Sporty
« on: November 01, 2008, 06:51:30 AM »
Well we might as well start off right on the first day.  Let's see those Sporties!

Here's my 2000 XL:

Build details: Buell T-storm heads and pistons, Andrews N8 cams, Cv40, SE 6800 ignition , and Cycle Shack M-pipes

« Last Edit: August 03, 2009, 03:54:08 AM by mayor »
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Offline 1200TERROZ

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2008, 09:09:53 PM »

My 1988 1200 XLH. Owned from new. Bike was purchased in London. Enjoy! :o
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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2008, 10:04:47 AM »
most recent pic I have, lol have to laff was starting to say something when the pic was taken,
looks like I'm lickin my lips and probably was. It was cold and definately a chapstick day  :)


Offline ptbjork

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2008, 04:16:18 AM »


Here is mine 2002 883/1200 conversion.  Maybe some new paint on the way.
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Offline EGNBLU

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2008, 10:27:53 AM »




90" 1474cc, 107hp, 108tq, not bad for a girls bike.
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Offline JordanrHart

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2009, 10:49:28 AM »
Here's my 08 XL1200N




Offline BarnabyWild

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2009, 01:30:35 AM »


Wifes 883 Hugger that she bought last year as you see it. She has now has a stage one and Screamin Eagle slash cuts on it
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Offline Sulley

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2009, 06:00:26 PM »
Built this one a few years ago, Atlas rigid frame, 250mm rear tire, 82ci buell engine, did everything but the paint, its in Virginia now away from the cold of NY.  Sulley






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Offline Big-Ed

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2010, 04:52:46 PM »
Heres my 1998 sportster 1200 sport... Its been somewhat modified from standard..


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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2010, 07:19:59 AM »
here's a recent picture of my '00 XL:

...I just gave it a bath this week, so I figured it was due for a new photo as well.. :teeth:
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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2010, 06:24:46 PM »
The bath looks good on it Mayor! Clean sporty! Nice!
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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #11 on: January 24, 2011, 07:25:47 PM »
here's my '91....... started out bone stock (didn't they all....)  added drag bars, SLK Diamond black paint Lyndall gold brakes, Metz Me880 tires on 1 piece billet Sturgis wheels, and a lot of Buell from the rockers down......







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Offline Grindster

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2012, 09:51:47 PM »
Here is my 04' XL1200C converted to a 1250. I added the dual front brakes and had a 19" wheel chromed. Hope to paint it this winter.

 

Here is whats in the motor etc...

Daytona Twin Tec Coil, TC88A ignition module and sparkplug wires plugged onto Nipon Denso Iridium sparkplugs.

Pingle fuel valve, Mikuni HSR 42, Hammer Performance Air Hammer breather with forward offset and 3" K&N filter.

Samson Caliber 2 into 1 exhaust.

Hammer Performance Crush head work with 1.900" intake valves and 1.615" exhaust valves with 30* squish cut.

Hammer Performance 1250 cylinders with Hammer Performance Sledge Hammer Pistons with 30* reverse dome.

Hammer Performance custom push rods, S&S forged roller rockers, JIMS Powerglide II tappets on top of HAMMER Performance Crush 600 cams.

Bronze oil pump drive gear and Buell oil pump.

Energy One Clutch

All Balls Racing starter motor with Terry Components battery cables.

I also added an extra crankcase vent in the camchest cover with a Krankvent.

Can't wait to get it on the dyno. Should run pretty strong.  :wink:





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Show your Sporty
« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2012, 07:25:46 AM »
Here is my 04' XL1200C converted to a 1250. I added the dual front brakes and had a 19" wheel chromed. Hope to paint it this winter.

 

Here is whats in the motor etc...

Daytona Twin Tec Coil, TC88A ignition module and sparkplug wires plugged onto Nipon Denso Iridium sparkplugs.

Pingle fuel valve, Mikuni HSR 42, Hammer Performance Air Hammer breather with forward offset and 3" K&N filter.

Samson Caliber 2 into 1 exhaust.

Hammer Performance Crush head work with 1.900" intake valves and 1.615" exhaust valves with 30* squish cut.

Hammer Performance 1250 cylinders with Hammer Performance Sledge Hammer Pistons with 30* reverse dome.

Hammer Performance custom push rods, S&S forged roller rockers, JIMS Powerglide II tappets on top of HAMMER Performance Crush 600 cams.

Bronze oil pump drive gear and Buell oil pump.

Energy One Clutch

All Balls Racing starter motor with Terry Components battery cables.

I also added an extra crankcase vent in the camchest cover with a Krankvent.

Can't wait to get it on the dyno. Should run pretty strong.  :wink:


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Offline davevv

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2012, 02:21:34 PM »
My '04 XL1200R the day I brought it home.  Bought it about 6 months ago with only 3,750 miles on it.  And yes I have replaced the broken oil tank cap since then.



Since this is my first post on this forum, allow me a little intro.  I'm an older fart and I've been riding (with a license) for 52 years.  Dad was a Harley mechanic most of his life and was an instructor at the Army's motorcycle mechanic school in Ft. Knox during WWII.  So, I'm kinda partial to Harleys, but I'm not a fanatic.  I have owned bikes from all the major manufacturers over the years and enjoyed them all.  The Roadster currently shares the garage with an '09 Electra Glide Classic, an '03 Moto Guzzi California Titanium, and a '74 Yamaha DT360.

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #15 on: March 23, 2013, 01:19:47 PM »
A small project to occupy myself during last winter. A 72 replica on a 06' 883 low named "872".





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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2014, 07:51:47 PM »
here's my '91....... started out bone stock (didn't they all....)  added drag bars, SLK Diamond black paint Lyndall gold brakes, Metz Me880 tires on 1 piece billet Sturgis wheels, and a lot of Buell from the rockers down......







Ww
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Offline jessejamez

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Re: Show your Sporty
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Offline China twin 88

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« Reply #18 on: September 21, 2014, 01:52:28 AM »
An 883 came up for sale with a legal Beijing tag.... good buy with a legal tag which is worth more than the bike.....but I was wondering what is the word on the 883L .....it is running fine and is a 2012 with less than 10K kilometers on the clock.  Any mods anyone has done and were happy with, any problems with these bikes.. I noticed 1200 conversions seem to be frequent.... 
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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2014, 10:09:23 AM »
My 1986 Sporty ................     

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #20 on: July 28, 2015, 09:18:29 AM »
Here is my 2013 XL1200C


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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #21 on: July 28, 2015, 11:34:23 AM »
Nice looking.  :up:
They haven't changed much over the years.
You don't have to shovel sunshine ..... let's ride.

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #22 on: November 11, 2015, 01:45:45 AM »
1988 XLH 883 with 1996 Buell S1 Lightning top end, Woods Knight Prowler Pro Stock cam set, lots more...

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« Reply #23 on: November 11, 2015, 06:27:58 PM »
Nice ride.
I haven't seen a Sporty that I didn't like.
You don't have to shovel sunshine ..... let's ride.

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Re: Show your Sporty
« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2016, 01:35:44 AM »
1999 883 Sportster Hugger with Buell Thunderstorm heads,pistons, SE bolt-in cams (.497) SE 7200 rpm ignition module. 2000 Sportster custom forks eith progressive springs. Added dual front disk conversion with 11/16 master cylinder. Road king air shocks in back. OEM bobtail kit, factory forwards.