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Also, They changed the axle size in 2005. Says here they went from .75 to 1 inch in 05.
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Front axle size was 3/4 until 2009 when front and rear both changed to 25mm.
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what about the improved cams ('W" cams) and the better flowing heads with bigger valves
7mm valve stems etc.
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in 08 they change the solid axles for hollowed ones to reduce unsprung weight (tubes).

Also from '08 and up none of the tank decals said "SPORTSTER" until the 48 in 2010.
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If I'm correct wasn't the 50th also the intro of the nightster if not disregard after all I have a i mean own an ironhead
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2011 The Sportster Line goes to hell in a handbasket !!
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in 08 they change the solid axles for hollowed ones to reduce unsprung weight (tubes).

Also from '08 and up none of the tank decals said "SPORTSTER" until the 48 in 2010.
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Which year started the "Low Fuel" light?
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2011 1200 C dropped.
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Shifter shaft diameter and thus the primary cover different due to bushing opening being larger in 2005 from 2004. Ask me how I know!!
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2004..... Sportster officially declared NOT a girl's bike by me!
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