Welcome to NESR! Most features of this site require registration, including replying to threads, sending private messages, starting new threads, and uploading files. Click here to register.

Results 1 to 7 of 7

2003 Sportster 1200

  1. #1
    Lifer 01xj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    CT
    Age
    33
    Posts
    1,346

    2003 Sportster 1200


    Just throwing this out there to see if there is any interest. I bought a 2003 Sportster back before I had my daughter and time was plentiful. The goal was to copy the Ryca Motor sportster cafe https://www.rycamotors.com/sportster...cer-kit-86-03/. I pretty much ran out of time and motivation to finish it. Currently have the clip on's mounted, new grips, 19" mag wheel, cafe seat with stitching to match the black and red tank, TC Bro's mid controls, Roland Sans LED indicator, gauge mount and had a wiring harness made up by Speed Demon Cycles. Has the rear frame cut down to accept the cafe seat. Cafe seat has the Ryca motor tail light, mount and wiring assembly. Bike has 13" HD socks to raise the rear end up. Could benefit from 15" shocks but don't appear to be necessary. Has black controls/ master cylinder/ levers and mounts.

    What needs to be done?
    - Cafe seat/ tail light needs to be wired. Quick and easy job all integrated into tail light. Tail light has run/turn/brake built in.
    - Front wiring harness needs to be addressed. This was a 1200 Custom that had taller risers and all the wiring was jammed into the enclosed bar risers. I have a guy who said he would build a custom box to enclose everything and tuck it away/ keep it water tight. Haven't gotten far enough along that I've brought it to him to have this done yet though.
    - Needs front indicators.

    What's good?
    -Bike starts and idles great.
    -Has new tires
    -Title in hand
    -13k miles

    Basically I'm at the point where I don't want projects or unfinished work. Just want a single bike garage for now. Track days and projects will have to wait until the future. Paid 3200$ for the bike. If there is any interest from members here my thought is about 1600$.

    2003 Sportster 1200-img_20191002_093556-jpg

    0 Not allowed!
    Last edited by 01xj; 10-02-19 at 04:16 PM.

  2. #2
    Kosher Assassin Stoneman's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2001
    Location
    Center Barnstead, NH
    Posts
    1,124,277

    Re: 2003 Sportster 1200

    Do you have any pics in it's current state?

    0 Not allowed!
    Did you grit your teeth and try to look like Clint Fuckin' Eastwood?
    Or did you lisp it all hangfisted like a fuckin' flower?

  3. #3
    Lifer 01xj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    CT
    Age
    33
    Posts
    1,346

    Re: 2003 Sportster 1200

    Just posted a picture. Started it up and let it run for a while today.

    0 Not allowed!

  4. #4
    Senior Member cdseven95's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    495

    Re: 2003 Sportster 1200

    I see it runs... So it drives and stops?

    0 Not allowed!

  5. #5
    Lifer 01xj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    CT
    Age
    33
    Posts
    1,346

    Re: 2003 Sportster 1200

    Quote Originally Posted by cdseven95 View Post
    I see it runs... So it drives and stops?
    I haven't ridden it after chopping it but only because the other work isn't finished. Once it gets finished yes the bike rides perfectly fine. It's not a finished project but there's nothing to prevent it from being finished and ridden the same as a regular sporty.

    0 Not allowed!

  6. #6
    Kosher Assassin Stoneman's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2001
    Location
    Center Barnstead, NH
    Posts
    1,124,277

    Re: 2003 Sportster 1200

    Whereabouts in CT is it located?

    0 Not allowed!
    Did you grit your teeth and try to look like Clint Fuckin' Eastwood?
    Or did you lisp it all hangfisted like a fuckin' flower?

  7. #7
    Lifer 01xj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    CT
    Age
    33
    Posts
    1,346

    Re: 2003 Sportster 1200

    Windsor locks, stone's throw from the airport.

    0 Not allowed!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •