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Old 12th January 2010
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Smile Sport front end on a 1986 Sportster!

Ok so I am new and I admit a lil clueless to the Sportster so even more so to the Buell side.

I have an 86 883 sporty that I am in the process of rebuilding as the P.O. didnt take care of it!

My question is this, what buell front ends will fit on my sporty with the least amount of effort? I would like a sport handling, Sportster!

I belive my numbers are correct but if not please enlighten me!

1" neck
39mm or larger forks (mine are 35mm now)
Dual Rotars (ideal not a must)
Risers (required)
Adjustable (not a must most of my riding is around DALLAS streets)

P.S. Please dont beat me if I posted this in the wrong place!
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You NEED to read this thread:

http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/s...ad.php?t=33810

CJ did a great job documenting what you want...
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i have a 97 XL1200S (S=sport) and it has dual disc and adjustable 39mm forks and rear shocks plus the buell lightning head's all stock.. Plus screamin eagle pipes and breather and it rides awsome.. maybe you could find a set someone took off? I'm not sure what years have this same set up??
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