The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle General Discussion and Problems
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Sportster Motorcycle General Discussion and Problems For discussing problems about your Sportster motorcycle that don't fit anywhere else.

Active Threads
12 Lets see the "C's" XLC's that is. Pics Please!
Last Post: glbsportster
Posted On: 8 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1,217
Views: 452,183
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: trainman
Posted On: 19 Minutes Ago
Replies: 16,374
Views: 1,595,748
0 Sportster Cobra seat
Last Post: USAFpj
Posted On: 38 Minutes Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 543
0 Celebrating Sportsterpedia's Fourth Anniversary
Last Post: DéDé
Posted On: 44 Minutes Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 75
0 Which Battery?
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 51 Minutes Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 15,290
0 Rear Sprocket for Belt
Last Post: harley506d
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 77
0 Issues with my jiffy stand... HELP!
Last Post: hammer6315
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 141
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Crusty
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 15,333
Views: 863,275
0 Sleeve cylinders?
Last Post: Gold Member
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 546
0 TC88A update ?
Last Post: npaisnel
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,187
3 Wtb, Wts, Wtt, Wtg (Ironhead)
Last Post: Gold Member
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 244,562
0 Any1 running this ignition??
Last Post: GA_Ironhead
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 107
0 Early 60's headlight "brow", "mount", "visor" or whatever you want to call it.
Last Post: GA_Ironhead
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 5,385
0 Rain pants
Last Post: Tomcatt
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 155
0 Oil, Filters and Spark Plugs
Last Post: BKB
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 3,530
0 Changing stock Speedometer mount
Last Post: sarcvicious
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 432
0 Do you have the service manual?
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 763
Views: 203,104
0 Riding Classic Harley 1939EL Knucklehead
Last Post: spoon
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 138
0 Too HOT to ride?
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 323
Views: 25,383
0 `83 XLX rebuid and questions thread
Last Post: spamer80
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 244
Views: 22,277
3 Shaky Dave Recovery
Last Post: ezmerf
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 154
Views: 15,747
0 Do Sportster Low XL883L models have a shorter jiffy stand spring?
Last Post: corndog76
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 117
5 1200 or 883
Last Post: Nibelungen
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,057
Views: 335,211
0 so where the heck is insane shane?
Last Post: ChinCactus
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 339
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 46,197
Views: 7,321,230
0 ....1
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,084
Views: 301,958
0 Hi from Spain!
Last Post: corndog76
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,551
Views: 566,275
0 Roads I'd like to ride.
Last Post: sportytrace
Posted On: 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,800
Views: 243,274
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: sportytrace
Posted On: 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,738
Views: 389,483
More...
Members Birthdays
nvlarry (65), Harby (65), gregor (62), Rainman (62), Dubfire (59), flathead45 (55), Shu (49), matt1971 (49), dgarber12771 (49), grino1200C (41), adamsmd127 (40), ws6envy (36), doomedcobra
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 13th December 2019
n7rap n7rap is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Dec 2019
Posts: 4
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 1200 Custom
Sportster/Buell Year: 2016
Reputation: 10
n7rap is an unknown quantity at this point
Default 2016 Sportster 1200 Custom No Stage information

I bought a 2016 Sportster 1200 Custom. It came with a Bassani 2 into 1 Exhaust and Screaming Eagle Air Cleaner. The Dealer that went out of business it the one that did any/all mods to it. The problem is they went out of business and the Dealer that bought their stock did not buy any paper work showing what had been done to it or any of the other bikes they purchased. I know it has had a Stage I upgrade but don't know about anything else. It does not have much low speed ability (no torque?) and seems to be set for speed. Other than it runs ruff at very low speeds and then it has a lot of power. Farm more than I expected out of a Harley. I am not sure how to set the ECM. It had never been licensed when I got it and had just over 300 miles that was used by the dealers. I really, really suspect more was done other than just the Stage I. Like I said it is very bad at really low speeds but then really has a LOT of power. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Bob
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 14th December 2019
60Gunner's Avatar
60Gunner 60Gunner is offline
Chief of Security
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: United States
Posts: 2,681
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200/1250C
Sportster/Buell Year: 05
Reputation: 2836731
60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Without paperwork there's no way to know really short of tearing it apart. It's a 1200 so maybe some chicken cams. Sounds like you need a tuner.
I wouldn't think a dealer would do much more than a stage 1 and sounds like they didnt do a very good job at that.
__________________
05 1200/1250C/Hammer 570 Cams/E1 clutch kit +15% spring
TC88A Gunner's V00D00 map/DCPR7E/Taylor Pro 8mm
S&S Premium Lifters/KhromeWerks HP Plus 3" slip ons
HSR42 25 pilot 2 turns Y8 needle jet 97 needle 2nd groove 170 main
Dragtron II AC K&N filter/VR1 20W50/Spectro 85wt Primary Oil
Max torque 87.7@4400rpm/max hp 86.8@5600rpm




Need help with your Sportster? Check out the Sportsterpedia!

Last edited by 60Gunner; 14th December 2019 at 03:27..
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 14th December 2019
n7rap n7rap is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Dec 2019
Posts: 4
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 1200 Custom
Sportster/Buell Year: 2016
Reputation: 10
n7rap is an unknown quantity at this point
Default Tuner

Thanks for the info. I have a tuner and set it for a Stage I and that does no good. So the only thing I can think of is to set the tuner for a Stage II. If that does not work I will try a Stage III. I absolutely know it has had more done than a Stage I. I will give it a try and I think that is probably all I can do. I am not going to tear it apart to find out. Thanks again for your reply.

Bob
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 14th December 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 46,121
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 14914817
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I'm dubious about a 'tuner' that has to be set to 'Stage I', 'Stage II', etc. These are very broad definitions; one setting can't cover all the variations that qualify as 'Stage II' (for example).

Doesn't the tuner allow you to actually tune it? The better ones will auto tune for you.
__________________
Folkie
Super Moderator
South East England Riders



There is nothing at the end of any road better than may be found beside it. Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 14th December 2019
rejeanprimeau's Avatar
rejeanprimeau rejeanprimeau is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: On a farm
Posts: 6,177
Sportster/Buell Model: XL77.2R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Reputation: 2344938
rejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond reputerejeanprimeau has a reputation beyond repute
Default

What kind of tuner you have?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 14th December 2019
n7rap n7rap is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Dec 2019
Posts: 4
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 1200 Custom
Sportster/Buell Year: 2016
Reputation: 10
n7rap is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

I have the Screaming Eagle Pro Street Tuner.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 15th December 2019
IXL2Relax's Avatar
IXL2Relax IXL2Relax is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Let Freedom Ring in PA
Posts: 7,093
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 883►1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1994
IXL2Relax has disabled reputation
Default

I can't speak from experieince - but these links should be relevant to those trying to help:

https://www.harley-davidson.com/stor...ance-tuner-kit
http://streetperformancetuner.harley...reetTuner.aspx
http://www.richardsonsharleydavidson...er-vs-the-rest


IXL _______ >>>> My Motorcycle Chronicles Are Here <<<<
For FREE Sportster Tech Info from the XLForum:
Explore The Sportsterpedia - The Best Kept Secret on the XLForum!
__________________
### The ride is more enjoyable to nowhere in particular! ###
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 15th December 2019
n7rap n7rap is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Dec 2019
Posts: 4
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 1200 Custom
Sportster/Buell Year: 2016
Reputation: 10
n7rap is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Thanks for the links.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 15th December 2019
shanneba shanneba is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Franklin, Indiana
Posts: 2,015
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2013
Reputation: 2617990
shanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond reputeshanneba has a reputation beyond repute
Default

The training for the HD SE Pro Street tuner at the second link above will guide you to the tuning process.

Your 2 into 1 exhaust is not listed for any of the tunes available in the SE Pro Street tuner software. It only has tunes for Harley intakes and exhaust systems.

You will need to run several Smart Tune recordings to make adjustments. The Street Tuner has a limited amount of adjustment range and may not completely adjust for the 2 into 1 exhaust.
__________________
2013 XL1200C

Find your Owner's Manual, Wiring Diagram and Parts List here :

https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson....cle/lookupForm
Enter your VIN OR
Use the search - enter year and model

If something doesn't work on your Sportster look here:
SportsterPedia.com
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #10  
Old 15th December 2019
60Gunner's Avatar
60Gunner 60Gunner is offline
Chief of Security
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: United States
Posts: 2,681
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200/1250C
Sportster/Buell Year: 05
Reputation: 2836731
60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute
Default

The good SE Tuners(Race), both for FI bikes and carbed(timing only) are no more unless you're able to find an nos on ebay or something. You can thank the EPA and their multi million dollar fines they stuck HD with for selling the race tuners.
The local indy here bought a shit ton of these street legal ones for $15 apiece because they're pretty much useless for any kind of decent tune. Think he sells them for like $60 or something along those lines.
HD probably still sells them like they're as good as the race versions.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 21:07.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC