The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle Era Specific and Model Specific > Rubber Mount Sportster Motorcycle Talk (2004-2006)
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Notices

Rubber Mount Sportster Motorcycle Talk (2004-2006) This area is to discuss issues, problems and anything else unique to the 2004 and above Sportster motorcycles

Active Threads
0 "S" model specific Q&A
Last Post: Edster
Posted On: 1 Minute Ago
Replies: 1,796
Views: 337,785
0 How many miles are on your sporty?
Last Post: FearTheBeard
Posted On: 4 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1,140
Views: 257,352
0 Gravydog crashed again.
Last Post: gravydog
Posted On: 4 Minutes Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 803
0 Saddlemen step up seat on 07-09
Last Post: 07xlc1200
Posted On: 13 Minutes Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 207
0 Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber debut
Last Post: Bone
Posted On: 15 Minutes Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,059
0 XR-Cafe-Conversion
Last Post: tomaso
Posted On: 16 Minutes Ago
Replies: 301
Views: 53,151
0 Replacement Fuel line?
Last Post: Diogenes415
Posted On: 25 Minutes Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 607
0 Carb + Rubbermount = Collector's Item?
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 27 Minutes Ago
Replies: 171
Views: 27,169
0 Troy Corser racing 1929 BMW R57 Compressor at Goodwood Revival
Last Post: tigger
Posted On: 35 Minutes Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 7
0 4D world
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 50 Minutes Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 208
0 Howdy y'all
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 9
5 No power to ignition, intermitently
Last Post: Shuffle
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 9
0 Electrical Problem with '77 XLH-no power
Last Post: 60weight
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,763
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 41,542
Views: 6,386,828
0 Good kid or Bad Kid??
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 15,765
0 Sheared Pinion Shaft Key
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 314
0 THE Trainspotting Thread
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 2,097
Views: 230,553
0 Shotgun Porn
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 810
Views: 109,486
0 You asked for it! "The Tess' Coffee Thread"
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 10,287
Views: 692,238
0 Throttle cable/housing
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 41
0 Thursday 27th September 2018: The Harroway; Sefton Warren To Powderham Castle
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,462
0 ....1
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,631
Views: 220,464
0 ‘17 Roadster no start...
Last Post: ADK XL
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,661
0 mode of failure
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 239
0 Roads I'd like to ride.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 457
Views: 20,927
0 Range With EFI 3.3 Gal Tank
Last Post: xElvis
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 48,721
0 Out of the Box Thinking
Last Post: GA_Ironhead
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 786
0 2020 H-D response to the Indian FTR1200?
Last Post: Bwf347
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 5,469
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 8,051
Views: 619,683
0 fat man on a sportster
Last Post: Four Speed
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
More...
Members Birthdays
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 24th May 2018
JakRabbit's Avatar
JakRabbit JakRabbit is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 8
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster XL1200c
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Reputation: 10
JakRabbit is an unknown quantity at this point
Default Curious as to what I actually have

So picked this up Sunday. It’s a 2005 XL1200 Custom but has a custom paint job, I’m guessing from Harley. Numbered 78/200 and I think also has a different rear fender. Any info? I’d like to swap the tail light for an LED but unsure what to buy because all listed for an 05 are for the regular round fender.





Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 24th May 2018
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 44,502
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 9630626
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

Well, clearly it's a bobtail fender. Harley make/made one as an aftermarket replacement. Not sure if that's the Harley one or not. I seem to remember that Harley made an LED light for their fender.
__________________
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
  #3  
Old 24th May 2018
JakRabbit's Avatar
JakRabbit JakRabbit is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 8
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster XL1200c
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Reputation: 10
JakRabbit is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Folkie View Post
Well, clearly it's a bobtail fender. Harley make/made one as an aftermarket replacement. Not sure if that's the Harley one or not. I seem to remember that Harley made an LED light for their fender.


I’m wondering if the fender and paint were custom from the factory?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 24th May 2018
Jheitt's Avatar
Jheitt Jheitt is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 314
Sportster/Buell Model: XL883c
Sportster/Buell Year: 2001
Other Motorcycle Model: Honda rebel 300
Other Motorcycle Year: 2018
Reputation: 64294
Jheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud ofJheitt has much to be proud of
Default

That is a regular sportster taillight, but upside down. So you can get a low profile one, or just a led replacement board for it. I've never seen that before. It's neat

Sent from my SM-G950W using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 24th May 2018
JakRabbit's Avatar
JakRabbit JakRabbit is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 8
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster XL1200c
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Reputation: 10
JakRabbit is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jheitt View Post
That is a regular sportster taillight, but upside down. So you can get a low profile one, or just a led replacement board for it. I've never seen that before. It's neat

Sent from my SM-G950W using Tapatalk


So I should be able to? Awesome, thanks.



Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 24th May 2018
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 44,502
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 9630626
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

The H-D bobtail fender was # 59985-04, and the installation kit was # 69714-04B.

The paint set is called 'Helix, Dark Red', but is sometimes referred to as 'Radical Skull', and was # 95737-05BSV.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jheitt View Post
That is a regular sportster taillight, but upside down.
It looks a bit like that, but I think it's actually a tail light made especially for the bobtail fender.

This is the H-D bobtail fender (this on an '03):



Here's a set of Helix tins:

Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 24th May 2018
gpydeski gpydeski is offline
Chief Know It All
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 409
Sportster/Buell Model: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year: 1970
Reputation: 7415
gpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nicegpydeski is just really nice
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Folkie View Post
The H-D bobtail fender was # 59985-04, and the installation kit was # 69714-04B.

The paint set is called 'Helix, Dark Red', but is sometimes referred to as 'Radical Skull', and was # 95737-05BSV.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jheitt View Post
That is a regular sportster taillight, but upside down.
It looks a bit like that, but I think it's actually a tail light made especially for the bobtail fender.

This is the H-D bobtail fender (this on an '03):

[img]https://image.ibb.co/jGXb88/Bobtail_Fender_59985_04.jpg[/im
Here's a set of Helix tins:

Those tins appear to limited edition of only17477 made Willie G rebel/outlaw/prison tatto/skipping bail/late child support payment/country rock collection. Cost the dot com Millennium $1900 of his neglective parents money. 9 months later he sold the whole bike for $1700 because he wanted to be a rock singer and needed an amp.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 24th May 2018
JakRabbit's Avatar
JakRabbit JakRabbit is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 8
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster XL1200c
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Reputation: 10
JakRabbit is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Folkie View Post
The H-D bobtail fender was # 59985-04, and the installation kit was # 69714-04B.

The paint set is called 'Helix, Dark Red', but is sometimes referred to as 'Radical Skull', and was # 95737-05BSV.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jheitt View Post
That is a regular sportster taillight, but upside down.
It looks a bit like that, but I think it's actually a tail light made especially for the bobtail fender.

This is the H-D bobtail fender (this on an '03):



Here's a set of Helix tins:



So I need a bobtail fender tail light?

Thanks for the info.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 24th May 2018
JakRabbit's Avatar
JakRabbit JakRabbit is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 8
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster XL1200c
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Reputation: 10
JakRabbit is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Found this on eBay.



Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #10  
Old 26th May 2018
Yakcm2's Avatar
Yakcm2 Yakcm2 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: 1mi. From Mt. Rainier
Posts: 879
Sportster/Buell Model: XLS 1000 Roadster
Sportster/Buell Year: 1982
Reputation: 390600
Yakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond reputeYakcm2 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by gpydeski View Post
Those tins appear to limited edition of only17477 made Willie G rebel/outlaw/prison tatto/skipping bail/late child support payment/country rock collection. Cost the dot com Millennium $1900 of his neglective parents money. 9 months later he sold the whole bike for $1700 because he wanted to be a rock singer and needed an amp.


I had just woke up, stumbled coffee in hand too my chair and read
Your response an laughed my a** off, thanks for the chuckles
__________________
and that's my 2cents worth...
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 00:20.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC