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Went to the yearly Swap Meet at the local stealership, picked up a (salvaged) 2008 XL1200C frame, swingarm, & rubber mounts for 150 bucks...

So now I am thinking of swapping the 2005 883 engine from the hardtail converted 2005 XL883L frame to this new(er) frame, build up a 90+hp cafe racer...!
Did you get a title with that frame? Even if you are using it for racing it may make it hard to sell in the future if you don't have a title
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My 2005 standard XL883 came without rear passenger foot pegs and mounts. I ordered an aftermarket set with good reviews. Does anyone know if the exhaust bracket has to be loosened or removed to install the right side mount?

I'll install it regardless, but I did have to remove the exhaust bracket to remove my mid-control brake pedal rod and install an adjustable one. That was a PITA for what should have been a 15 minute job. It was worth it, but what an ordeal!
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