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Old 14th September 2018
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Default Fitting 2003 sportster seat to 2004 sportster

Has anyone done this? There is a seat that I like to buy and put on my bike. Based on the research I did 2003 has the tongue on the frame and 04 on the seat...any other difference?
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I think you are talking about a considerable fab job. Frames are different.
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A few people have asked about it over the years. I don't recall anyone actually going ahead and having a go at it, once they realised what would be involved.
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You also have to consider the size of the fuel tank.
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Not worth the trouble in my book, seats should be available for your year. Even if it's a used seat at a good price it's not worth time amd expense to modify
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Thanks guys... I like the seat but they don't make 04+:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SULLYS-CUST...da4JG4&vxp=mtr
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